Category Archives: Snow Queen

Revisited

I have not posted on this blog for a while, and I think it started from not completing one month’s task, and then slipping from there. Ironically, this has led to me not posting about the one fairytale I was … Continue reading

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Please let me in

Oh, this was a toughie. Not only had I already, ages ago, made a bead called ‘the snow queen’ …but I wanted to create something…I don’t know…something special for this one. I have always loved this fairy tale, but I … Continue reading

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Puzzles and parallels

The history of lampworking is fascinating. Like many trades, glass working has been affected by social conditions and politics through time. In addition, and for a number of reasons, the skills, techniques and recipes have often been closely guarded secrets, … Continue reading

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November, November

I’ve never really liked November in the Lakes. The autumn colours have mainly gone, the weather has turned cold and all is a flat, dull grey. There are compensations, of course. If you get up early enough, the lakes themselves … Continue reading

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