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BOCPAT Clay In Print in Jewelry Stringing's Ultimate Shopping Guide Issue

This year Beads 2012 was rolled into the Fall issue of Jewelry Stringing Magazine and presented as the Ultimate Shopping Guide with over 100 of the newest and best products  for  beaders.  The Beads of Clay Professional Artists Team is well represented in this current issue which is already on the news stands.  I will be giving you some up close info to check out on these very creative clay bead artist.  Here goes:

In the Beads Section of the Ultimate  Shopping  Guide the following handmade ceramic beads are featured.  (Each photo has the name of the artist or studio and a link to their Etsy shop or website.  The pictures represent the piece that was featured or a very similar one.)

Mary Harding  Bracelet Bar

Marsha Neil Studio  Bat Pendants

MartiC  Bracelet Bar

Lisa Boucher  Leaf Pendant

Suburban Girl  Heart Pendant

Yolandas Clay  Flaming Heart Pendant

Lisa Peters ART  Butterfly Relic

Fish Bonz Pendant  by FireFly Design Studio

In the Clasps Section

Toggle Clasp  Starry Road Studios  

White Clover Kiln  Toggle Clasp

Not only is the team represented in the Shopping Guide, we have artists who are also make jewelry and have their own creative designs published in this issue.   
In the Earring  Gallery there are designs by Lisa Boucher,  Mary Harding, and  Diana Ptaszynski (Suburban Girl) all featuring their handmade ceramic beads.  
Earrings designed by Lisa Boucher

Earrings designed by Mary Harding 

And our beads are plentiful in the work of designers as well. 

 You can see a gorgeous Marsha Neil Studio pendant in the necklace Worldly Adornment  by designer Andria McKee on page 26.
Designer Erin Prais-Hintz has made a knock out necklace with Lisa Peters ART raku flower components on page 28.
Elements Pottery is featured in a wonderful tribal style necklace by Erin Siegel on page 47

Elements Pottery  Raku Tube Bead

A vintage rose by Suburban Girl is the focal of another necklace by Erin  Siegel on page 62

NKP Designs has an elephant bead in a design by Jean Wells on page 45
Elephant Bead by NKP Designs

And there's more....in the bracelet section on page 40
Stephanie LaRosa used beads in her design by Golem Studio
Jean Wells made a bracelet with components from Starry Road Studios
Sandra Marie Miller featured work by Suburban Girl in her creation

Congratulations to all!!  Great work and wonderful creativity.

posted by Mary Harding


  1. Very awesome post Mary! Beads-of-Clay bustin' loose in Jewelry Stringing magazine!

  2. Thank you Lisa!!! I am thrilled for all of us.

  3. When I got my copy of the magazine, I was so excited to be able to say, "Oh I know her, and her and her...." So much inspiring talent!

    1. Thank you for your enthusiasm for our clay beads Linda and for writing in such a great comment.

  4. So cool to be among such talent! Congrats to all!

  5. Erin Siegel also used my rose charm in her necklace in that issue! It's a fabulous issue and I'm so excited to be a part of it!

  6. Thanks for writing in Diana. I fix that oversight. And I agree it is a wonderful issue!!

  7. I am thrilled to be included with you all!


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