The third and final reveal of Lori Anderson's annual Bead Soup Blog Party jewelry is here. Today, be inspired by the best handcrafted jewelry artists as you browse the final third of the 400 participants' finest work! You'll find seedbeading arts, modern macrame, wire wrapping, stringing, and jewelry of every technique imaginable. You'll discover beautiful art beads, delicious eye candy and bead soups, and artisans who will amaze. There are hundreds of new and beautiful jewelry designs, and many ways to enjoy the party:
You'll find the links to all three Bead Soup Party Reveals at the JSF special blog addition TJ in BSBP6.
Or, browse the BSBP6 website created by generous and talented FusionMuse, Bangkok. Her special site features one BSBP6 reveal photo from each artist, with links to their blogs and stores. It's a great way to see everything created for each reveal quickly and easily, all in one place. And I promise you'll be impressed with the level of design skill the BSBP6 artists have when seeing everyone's work together! It's a beautiful website to visit featuring truly amazing jewelry. Don't miss it; simply click here.
And finally, enter to win a bead soup to create your own jewelry design, compliments of Kalmbach Books! The special bead soups celebrate BSBP6 and the release of Lori Anderson's book, "Bead Soup: 32 Projects Show What Happens When 26 Beaders Swap Their Stash" -- click here to buy your copy now with free shipping and three free project tutorials included in the price!
The bead soups offered by Kalmbach Books are being gifted by top of the line bead shops and the finest jewelry artists, such as this soup by Jewel School expert artist instructor Patti Bullard! To see the bead soups you could win as they are posted daily, visit Kalmbach's Facebook page.
|You could win a chance to create with Patti Bullard's bead soup for Kalmbach Books!|
The next Bead Soup Blog Party™ will take place in Jan/Feb of next year and after that, annually. To learn more about the Bead Soup Blog Parties, please visit our incredible host, Lori Anderson, and her wonderful blog, "Pretty Things." Also, Lori plans to host a few more events this year, such as the popular "Cup of Bead Soup" in September (open to international artists), a vintage-style swap in November, and a Holiday Swap. You can keep up with all the fun by joining Lori's group, the "Bead Soup Cafe' on Facebook." Meet you there!
|Meet you there!|
Toltec Jewels is an author by day and jewelry artist by night. Her literary work is housed by the San Fransisco MOMA in a permanent collection of mixed media art and is published internationally in popular magazines, literary quarterlies, and university publications. She has won a number of awards for both her literary and jewelry art. A gemstone collector and jewelry lover, she makes handcrafted jewelry with her entire family. Her store offers small gemstone bead mixes for complimenting art bead jewelry.
She is also the creator of Jewel School Friends, a community of expert and new jewelry artisans taking inspiration from each other, Jewel School, and jewelry art culture. Jewel School Friends features jewelry designers and bead artists, supports entrepreneurship for independent artisans, and hosts community events, challenges, and fundraisers. Join her at Jewel School Friends on Facebook artist features, youtube tutorials, networking, sales & coupons, blog hops, give-a-ways and of course, beautiful jewelry!