Spice Islands beads for new class

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I’ve been playing with simple canes, imitative ivory and a little carving/texturing to make samples for an upcoming class I’ll be teaching on March 1.  The challenge is to make designs that remind me of my trip to Tanzania (old glass and ivory) and are straightforward enough for beginners.  The permutations are endless!   Here’s the class: http://viaartisticapdx.com/events/spice-island-beads/