August 24, 2010

Bead Fest LOOT

In this post you will find a selection of some of the goodies I picked up during my trip to Bead Fest in Philadelphia this past weekend. I couldn't show you EVERYTHING, because as you know, there has to be some element of surprise. But you get the idea with these pics!

 Left to Right:  Glass, Crazy lace,   Aquamarine,  Crazy lace,  Turquoise,  faceted blue rounds,  quartz,   pyrite,   red creek jasper and various metal beads

From Left to Right: Crazy lace agate, Feldspar jasper, Labradorite, Crazy Lace agate, Purple agate brios, Flat jasper nuggets



                   





                                                                    Copper and Gunmetal chains





                                                           Brass and Copper patterned sheets

                






28 comments:

  1. Oooo, the possibilities! Great finds! (my credit card is groaning already).... :)

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  2. oooh my .......... thats some seriously good loot!!

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  3. Love new things! I'd be smiling constantly if I had all those amazing pieces!

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  4. You got some great stuff! Can't wait to see what you make :)

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  5. Breathing heavily! Sigh!

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  6. Soooooo much beautiful stuff, lucky you!!!!

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  7. *sigh*
    that is a lovely haul, miss l.
    i particularly am fond of the metal beads, those big bulbous ones with the patterns too, and the faceted turquoise. oh, and the green girl. since i never made it back to the show on sunday of bead and button to spend time with them and shop!
    great colorways and so many possibilities!
    nice work!
    enjoy the day!
    erin

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  8. Ooooooh...you got some great stuff. I'm lovin' those stone dagger beads in the first picture, especially!

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  9. ooooooooo gosh, this is amazing!!!!

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  10. This actually makes me kind of hungry looking at all of those great beads. Maybe that has to do with how much of an appetite one could work up doing all of that hard labour bead shopping.

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  11. Ha, Ha, do you know what my word verification was? Spent!

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  12. OMG - JEALOUS MUCH!?!??!?!?!

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  13. The stamped metal sheets look cool - it will be fun to watch what you make with them.

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  14. I am drooling!Awesome finds!

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  15. Is that All you got?? LOL jk
    Wonderful Haul Lorelei! You can just send me that Lilly Bird over to my house! What happiness!

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  16. Lovely.... can't wait to see how you use them...

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  17. Well! It looks like somebody had a little party for herself. :)

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  18. You are such a great shopper! Next time please buy doubles and send me half! (Commmmissionn!!) I've never seen little faceted turquoise like that, and all the jaspers, I feel a little sick, that must be how envy feels. Do have fun and show everything!

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  19. so jealous of that elephant brass sheet, drooooling:)

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  20. Whoa....I am deeply jealous!! Look sat your turquoise - blue glass in the top picture....delicious! And so many amazing art beads. Lilly Pilly is gorgeous!

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  21. I picked up some patterned sheets too...curious how you'll use yours! Nice loot!

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  22. I think next year we all need to stay an extra day and have a loot show and tell, lol!

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  23. Wow!! What a gorgeous haul! I can't decide which is my favorite but can't wait to see them worked up. I love the sheets - I have never seen those before.

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  24. Oh yummy! I love the look of those hole punches. Have to see if I can find some in the UK!

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  25. Wow! What beautiful beads! I bet your are so inspired by your new loot! I can't wait to see what you make!

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  26. Gorgeous beads! Very jealous!
    ~Laura (Moags)

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