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Gail's Tales...and Jewelry Design · 3M ago

Retail Therapy....

For anyone who has been to Bead Paradise in Oberlin....you know this is, by far, the best bead store ever!!  BEST EVER!!  If you haven't been to Bead Paradise, you need to go.  It's worth th...
Gail's Tales...and Jewelry Design · 6M ago

Christmas Spirit

I'll be honest....I don't have much Christmas spirit. It's been a shitty year...I'm not in the mood.  But I decided to stop at Pettiti's Garden Center in Avon on the way home today.  After looking around I found myself smiling.  They have one of the ...
Gail's Tales...and Jewelry Design · 6M ago

Bead and Button Classes

It's that time of year again....the Bead and Button Show catalog will be coming out soon. ...
Gail's Tales...and Jewelry Design · 7M ago

It's time to make the donuts....or in my case...the jewelry

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.  It's time (for me at least) to focus on making jewelry.  I have been away from it for a while. My day job has required a lot of my time over the la...
Gail's Tales...and Jewelry Design · 9M ago

What I did on my summer vacation....

I haven't taken a class in ages and I have always loved Deb Karash's work. Once she starte...
Gail's Tales...and Jewelry Design · 11M ago

A Visit to the Farm

Went home yesterday to see Mom.  We went out to the farm to visit with my brother Ed.  The house is uninhabitable but Ed still maintains the barns and farms the land. I took a walk around.Th...
Gail's Tales...and Jewelry Design · 12M ago

Stash from Bead and Button

It's been a while since I posted.  It's been a while since Bead and Button.  You get back ...
Gail's Tales...and Jewelry Design · 1Y ago

My four weeks in hell....

There is a hell on earth....it's pain.  I'm writing this post mostly for myself so I can wrap the last 4 weeks up into a big ball and let it go.Week 1: On Easter weekend, my back...for lack ...
Gail's Tales...and Jewelry Design · 1Y ago

Treasures from Tucson

I finally had some time to go through the beads I brought back from Tucson.  I've been so ...
Gail's Tales...and Jewelry Design · 1Y ago

Vintage Dies from India

I've been collecting jewelry dies for a while.  When I was in Tucson I picked up a number of them. In fact Cris and I were crawling around on the floor looking at them.  These are so addicti...