Why Do You Collect Murano Bead Charms?

It occurs to me that I’ve been a “collector” all my life. Some notables on the list: Barbie Doll shoes, Girl Scout badges, Scholastic books, pen pals, beads, Christmas ornaments, etc. If you’re a baby boomer, you’ve probably collected some of the same things. Most childhood passions I outgrew, but my love for collecting Christmas Read More…

What Are Euro Beads?

My best days always begin the moment I walk into my studio. The west-facing glass wall provides plenty of natural light and a perfect view of my perennial gardens. This picture was taken in late spring. Can you feel the magic as the sun streams in? Each day I have a birds-eye view of the Read More…