- Hill Tribe Silver UK
Selling Fair Trade Karen Hill Tribe Silver (99.9% pure silver) beads, charms, clasps, toggles, pendants from Thailand - all handmade in small batches. Also Fair Trade paper and eco beads; and handmade ceramic buttons and hearts.
- Glass and Jewellery: Glittering Prize
Gorgeous handmade lampwork beads and jewellery by the talented Trudi Doherty, whose work regularly features in "Beads and Beyond" and other magazines! The last four images in my gallery are examples of Trudi's lovely jewellery!
- Glass - RedHotSal
Beautiful artisan lampwork beads and jewellery by renowned Glass Artist Sally Carver. Sally also offers tuition in lampworking at all levels, and has produced a range of excellent DVDs - highly recommended!
- Glass - Mad Cat Glass
Mad Cat Glass is the home of some of the most individual and fun beads that you'll find on the internet. As well as beautiful bead sets and focals you'll find character beads - vikings, "kidlet" portraits, cats, chooks and Matryoshkas to name a few!
- Glass - Dawn's Bead Boutique
Beautiful handmade lampwork beads, jewellery, fused glass pendants and cabochons by Dawn.
- Glass and Jewellery: JeannieGems
The beady home of Cornish lampwork bead artist Jean Tillotson - you can also see some of Jean's beads on Etsy - see next link
- Glass and Jewellery: JeannieGems on Etsy
You can also find some of Jean's beads and jewellery on Etsy!
- Glass - Fluid Glass Art Beads
Beautiful handmade lampwork beads by UK glass artisan Ilona Ruttle.
- Tando Creative Blog
Great blog, updated regularly, and full of fabulously inspiring ideas for using your Tando Creative chipboard shapes for all sorts of projects - including altered art, steampunk, inchies, jewellery, cards and invitations - worth bookmarking!
- Papercraft: Kath Woods Blog
Kath is a talented crafter, and a designer for Craftwork Cards too! This link takes you directly to a beautiful advent calendar she created using one of my Tando Creative Advent Calendar kits!
- Forum and Resource: UK Beaders
An excellent resource site, packed with information, for UK based beaders and jewellery makers. There's also a friendly beading forum at http://www.uk-beaders.co.uk/forum.htm - you're sure of a warm welcome!
- Organisation - Glass Beadmakers UK
The association of UK-based glass beadmakers. You can find information about the art of lampworked glass beads, as well as links to the websites of talented lampwork artisans based in the UK. Well worth a visit!
- Charity - Shelterbox
Cornwall-based Shelterbox deliver emergency shelter and lifesaving supplies for families around the world in the immediate aftermath of disaster. Each ShelterBox typically contains a disaster relief tent for an extended family, blankets, water storage & purification equipment, cooking utensils, a stove, basic tool kit, children's activity pack and other vital items.