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Beaded jewellery, handmade in Surrey, UK


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My Latest Assistant

1-Step Looper

I’d like to introduce you to my latest acquisition – aka my assistant. This is my 1-Step Looper from The Beadsmith, and I can’t begin to tell you how awesome this gadget is!

I spotted this item on Pinterest and immediately knew that it would be the answer to my inability to create consistent wire loops. You may not think that consistent wire loops are an issue, but let me tell you – decent earrings require consistency!!!

A few months ago I hadn’t even considered working with wire to make my jewellery, but as my desire to try out new things increased, I really wanted to expand my repertoire. Earrings seemed the most natural way to go…

Just look at the images below to see how easy it is to make consistent wire loops with the 1-Step Looper:

Insert your headpin/eyepin into the 1-StepLooper at the point where you wish to make a wire loop
 Squeeze!
Voila! Your loop is perfectly rounded and complete! 🙂

 

Obviously, I’ve picked these images from a variety of sources, but I hope it gives you an idea of how wonderfully easy it is to work with this gadget.

Needless to say, I hope to be bringing you a lot more earrings to choose from in the future, so do keep checking ANeetProduction for new stock!

Neets xx

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Taking Stock

So, in a couple of weeks’ time I’ll be attending my first ever craft fair – the Christmas Craft Fair in Camberley, Surrey, hosted by Camberley Theatre. I’m actually really nervous!

Today I decided to do a stock take to give me an idea of what I currently have to offer (I don’t have all of my stock listed on Etsy, you see). This was the result:

Bear in mind that I’ve drafted in my awesome sister-in-law to bulk out my stall – and I’ve still got time to make new stock!

Do come along and have a chat if you can – Saturday, November 22nd, 11am – 3pm at Camberley Theatre, Camberley GU15 3SY – admission is free!

Neets x