Tag Archives: Beadwork

Glimpse Beads

Are you a fellow beader?? I have just started an online bead shop where I will be selling unique beads and findings. New pieces will be added daily!! http://www.etsy.com/shop/Beadzalot Check out “Glimpse Beads” and find some great pieces for your beading project!!

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Jewelry for Studio Rasa

Check out Studio Rasa for beautiful hair and make-up! Rasa Jurenas is a multi award winning hairstylist and make-up artist, including the Canadian Hairstylist of the Year, 2006. Visit http://www.rasajurenas.com for more information about Studio Rasa. Her latest collection titled “Primitive Vogue” features jewelry and feather headband by Glimpse Creations!

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Royal Sapphire

My latest creation titled, “Royal Sapphire” is finally finished. I had previously shown a picture of some of the components when I was starting the piece. It is made from Swarovski crystals, glass delica beads, and 24kt gold delica beads. The center piece is composed of 6 large Swarovski rivoli pieces, 3 Swarovski square components […]

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NYC Fashion Week Jewelry

Since launching my website http://www.glimpsebeads.com filled with my new Paris Inspired Jewelry yesterday, I have finally had some time to check out what is new for Fall 2010. The runways were full of glittering beads, baubles and chains at New York Fashion week. It seems like statement jewelry is definitely here to stay! These big […]

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La Droguerie

Yesterday, I finally made it out to a shop that I had been wanting to check out for a while now. Le Droguerie on rue du Jour is a busy little shop located just on the edge of Les Halles. Once a butcher shop, this boutique is now filled with luscious wools, beautiful buttons and […]

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Bead Heaven

For those of you who know me, you know that I could spend hours shopping in bead stores. Back in Canada, me and my mom were regularly bead shopping along Queen St. in Toronto. We would even visit The Bead and Button Show in Milwaukee a couple of times. When I first moved to Paris, […]

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Ultramod Paris

I have found my new favourite shop in Paris. “Ultramod” is a mercerie (dressmaker and sewing store) that has been selling buttons, ribbons, hats, and silks since 1890. It seems like you step back in time when entering into this shop. There are loomed silk ribbons which date back to the 1940’s, felts for hats […]

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The House of Lesage

In the heart of Paris, 50 seamstresses are hunched over wooden frames feverishly stitching hundreds of tiny cut glass beads, sequins and rhinestones onto gossamer cloth for “The House of Lesage”. This is why I came to Paris. I studied Professional Haute Couture Embroidery with the workers at Lesage. Owned by Chanel, The House of […]

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