Glass Beads
CraftSanity Episode 38:
The Making of a Glass Bead with Nancy Puffer

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This week the CraftSanity podcast visits the home studio of Grand Rapids, Michigan glass artist Nancy Puffer. She's a 49-year-old stay-at-home mom turned artist who makes the vibrant beads she uses to make fantastic one-of-a-kind jewelry. Tune in to hear how she fell in love with lampwork and how it's changed her life. (She made all the beads in the photo above.) Click here to see what she created during the taping of this show.

Click below out to see Nancy's work and view some of her favorite glass bead havens:

CRAFTY ANNOUNCEMENT: The West Michigan Bead Expo III that Nancy organizes is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at DeVos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids. Admission is $3. I hope to see you there!

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Photos by Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood

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