"I do not believe that we will ever exhaust our desire or our potential to create fascinating objects from tiny seed beads. So much remains to be created, learned, and documented."
To create her award-winning jewelry designs, Valerie Hector draws upon her collection of more than 300 colors of glass and metal seed beads.
Using her knowledge of nine different beadweaving techniques, she fashions supporting structures from metal, wood, and resin.square inch.
Hector is especially fond of using tiny, antique seed beads produced in Venice during the later 19th and early 20th centuries. Some of these richly colored Venetian beads are as fine as a grain of sand. In a single piece, she may use several thousand, at a rate of up to 1200 beads per
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|Items that ship by December 22nd:||Next Day Air|
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|Items that ship by December 16th:||Ground|
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