Monday, April 4, 2011

African Trade beads-part 9 the giveaway

There are 8 parts to the African trade bead how to's, you can see all of the links below. I have more but I am going to take a little break right now.
So this is part 9- the giveaway...

Happy Monday and I hope you all had a great weekend.

I am going to start with this brooch.

1 3/4" High by 1 3/8" Wide. 1/8" thick not including the pin back.
 1" pin back on the back of this vintage finding.
Made out of Cernit.
Canes by me.

I thought that would be fun. The brooch is made will all the canes I have made in the tutorials so far.

1. It is open to anyone blogger or not.
2. Leave a comment on this post if you would like a chance at this brooch.
3. This giveaway will close on the 15th at 6pm.
4. I will ship world wide.
5. Please tell you friends.

Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy sunday afternoon.
Susan Ertz, author (1894-1985)

My friend Porro comes up with the best finds.
How to Steal like an Artist.
Part 10

you can see part 1 here,

you can see part 2 here,

you can see part 3 here,

you can see part 4 here,

you can see part 5 here,

you can see part 6 here,

you can see part 7 here,

you can see part 8 here,


  1. Please count me in for the giveaway. The tutorials are awesome. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Ohhhhhh yes yes please count me in on your wonderful giveaway. I know how special your art turly is.

  3. I sure would love a chance at this gorgeous art brooch! Thanks, Marie!

  4. please count me in! i feel so lucky just to have discovered your blog with this amazing tutorial series...i'd be super lucky if i won that beautiful piece of yours!!! i'm going to put up a post on my blog telling peeps to come your way.

  5. Marie taking a break? I am proud of you! Wishing you a terrific week! How is that grand baby doing, haven't heard about her in a while.


  6. love the brooch and so amazed at your canes. i love playing with fimo and would love to win your beautiful creation. thanks for the chance.

  7. It's been interesting to watch these develop, Marie. Good to take a break, but thank you for sharing so much with us!

  8. Marie, that brooch is gorgeous, please put my name in for the give away. I'll put it next to my Marie Segal broken heart. Love the tutorials, they are great. Thank you so much.

  9. so generous - all those lovely how too photos and a give away. thank you!

  10. Ohhh what a pretty brooch! I'd love to be entered :)

    katch05 at gmail dot com

  11. Posting about this on my blog. Thanks for the giveaway. I love your work.