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As a cooperative Ceramic Bead Artists is devoted to the promotion of ceramic beads as an art form. You will find some of the most innovative, unusual, and beautiful art beads right here. Make this your source for unique Jewelry components. Hand made beads are our passion. You always get a better deal from the artist plus you are helping them to continue the art. Click on the thumbnails in the slideshow and on the Artists page to find out more about each artist.
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You can see how our artists do what they do. Also how to incorporate these lovely jewelry making beads into your own jewelry projects for unique jewelry. Get some inspiration learn a new technique. Gain an understanding of the hard work that goes into these tiny works of art.
is a broad term that encompasses all forms of fired clay products. The most common type of ceramic bodies that are used are:
- Earthenware is the type of ceramic body that is generally referred to as ceramic. It is a porus body that is usually glazed to achieve durability and beautiful colors and designs. It is a 'low fire' body generally fired to temperatures less than 2000 F.
- Porcelain which is a strong vitreous body that is usually transluscent when fired. It is considered a 'high fire' body generally being fired to 2300 F (1200 C) or higher temperatures.
- Stoneware is a strong body frequently used for ovenware. It is opaque and also a 'high fire' body. These comprise the most commonly used clay bodies.
Our Featured Artist Is
porcelain,stoneware,enamels, jewelry created handmade with handmade
I have been involved in some sort of creative works since elementary school. My opportunities for growth were somewhat limited since I’ve been busy as a middle school special education teacher for 29 years and spent those same years raising my three children. I have, however, been able to use some of my creativity within the classroom. Today, I have 5 beautiful grandchildren. I could not have ever imagined how wonderful it is to be called Nonnie.
When I settled into my new home in the country with my husband, an artist his entire life and also an art teacher (now retired after 33 years), and our three dogs, I have been able to spend my free time creating again. My creations began with making jewelry and grew into making beads to support my habit ;o) Now, I do both.
I also get much of my inspiration from a group that I started. Our artists at Love My Art Jewelry create using various mediums. Those mediums combined with ceramic beads make for some very cool, unique jewelry. Each morning while adding my finishing touches to my outfit before heading out the door, I'm always proud to complete my fashion style with jewelry created using my own beads or those from other atists. There is nothing like handmade jewelry created handmade beads and components.
Awards, Recognition, Articles:
Belle Armoire Magazine
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MaryAnn Carroll's ETSY Shop
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