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Hi,my name is Anne,I am a beadaholique.I work out of my studio in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park.My work is mainly mixed media with some steampunk elements thrown in for fun.I was a finalist in Beads and Beyonds"Jewelry Maker of the Year 2010" I won first prize in Smitten Beads Designer Challenge 2011. I have had my work published in various magazines and in several treasuries,online.I have two Etsy shops and a Folksy shop for my clients who do not wish to shop in US $,but prefer sterling.Feel free to look me up on twitter or Facebook.Cheers,Anne..
Take a look at my Etsy shops by clicking the links below.
CrystalRiverBeads Etsy
Silverpuss Etsy

21 Apr 2014

Bead Soup Blog Hop 2014

This year I am able to participate in the Bead Soup Blog Hop. I swopped beads with Nikki Sargeant Meiners. She sent me the most fabulous selection of vintage beads in luscious colors.
    I am doing my reveal earlier than planned as going on a cruise tomorrow so will not be here for the blog hop. I will catch up with everybody's blog posts when I return.  The first picture is my glorious soup. I have had not had as much time as I would have liked to work on my soup. I will probably do something fab with the rose,the buttons and the stunning yellow beads when I return from my break. Some of the beads that I added are repurposed and the metal components are embossed copper that I have been experimenting with. I hope you enjoy and don't mind too much that I am revealing all a little early.