Let fire inspire

Captivated by the magic of working with glass, Rebecca Weddell creates beautiful and unique lampwork beads and offers a range of beadmaking courses.

Nature's beads

After the (fabulous) chaos of Artwave my feet haven’t really touched the ground - I’m now in the throes of getting my accounting paperwork sorted while getting on with teaching my courses and preparing for my next open studio event over the last two weekends in September!

Even writing that very long paragraph has made me feel as if I need a break!

We had a couple of hours off on this glorious Sunday afternoon, taking the bikes out on a lovely circular trip along the lanes to the next village and back. Late summer (yes, it’s still summer officially until the 20th!) is just so beautiful, with all sorts of gorgeous hedgerow goodies to admire.

These pictures might just nudge me in the direction of berry colours - what do you think?

 These berries are already a necklace!

These berries are already a necklace!

 Blackberries - who’s for crumble?

Blackberries - who’s for crumble?

 A marvel of natural construction - lovely!

A marvel of natural construction - lovely!

 Rosehips in someone’s front hedge. I love the contrast.

Rosehips in someone’s front hedge. I love the contrast.

 Who’s for square beads inspired by this wrapped silage?

Who’s for square beads inspired by this wrapped silage?

 Haws - the hawthorn’s been prolific this year!

Haws - the hawthorn’s been prolific this year!

 Lords & ladies - a bright flash in a low ditch.

Lords & ladies - a bright flash in a low ditch.

 Sloes are looking good! I love the bloom on them.

Sloes are looking good! I love the bloom on them.

 This way, folks!

This way, folks!

 Off he goes - the pub’s not far.

Off he goes - the pub’s not far.

 Do these dry roasted peanuts count as ‘beadspiration’?

Do these dry roasted peanuts count as ‘beadspiration’?

 And we mustn’t forget the bead hole……

And we mustn’t forget the bead hole……

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