Fill me Up Little Cup!

I was perusing the ads in the back of Stringing magazine (the summer issue) and found a coloful and fun add for Little Cup, Ceramic beads by Sabine Brunner. I was immediately smitten, and looked up Sabine's website. Favorited her blog. Started stalking her Etsy shop. Sent her an email. She's so friendly and nice, she wrote me back immediately. I ordered the beads in the photo above. I love em! They are fun, colorful, happy- perfect for summer. Look how cute that little sugar skull charm is!
Yesterday I put together a steel wire-wrapped bracelet using Sabine's blue heart bead. Another cool thing about her beads, they have designs on both sides, which is great for bracelets if the beads flip. I paired her bead with a really cool one of a kind lampwork glass bead from The Orange Bell, a regular ceramic round, and one of Diane Hawkey's LOVE beads. The red round, is sponge coral.

Check out my little heart clasp! I had fun testing out a different
wire shape for this piece. I like how it turned out.

Read Sabine's blog here.
Shop for her beads here.
Favorite her Etsy shop here.


  1. What a great bracelet! You are so good at pairing a variety of artists together!

  2. I really cannot get enough of you my dear! Your new blog look is so wow. I think your photography is unparalleled and that bracelet is so...squee! I love the colors and the unexpected twists and turns you make (pun intended). Love it! Enjoy the day! Erin

  3. This bracelet is so fun and cute! Great job on the clasp, too! Love it!

  4. great bracelet... it's so much fun to 'discover' somebody new to you, right? and i really like the new banner...

  5. Anonymous6/21/2009

    great bracelet, looks great with the denim! and the clasp is awesome!

  6. That's so funny! I did that too- same mag, same ad!! I also love, love, the bottle cap black cherry soda bracelet in that mag. I looked for you! (And I mailed Fri).

  7. Cute, cute...must go visit her stor, I love the skull!

    Funky Monkey Girls,


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