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Beads of Courage - Bead of the Month!

Exclusive limited-edition wearable art supporting the mission of Beads of Courage

The 2018 Bead of the Month series offers a new, limited-edition handcrafted glass bead each month of the year. These beads have been commissioned by Beads of Courage especially for this new series, and only 100 of each bead will be created! Your bead will arrive pre-strung on a 16" cord.

Don't miss this opportunity to purchase an exclusive new piece of wearable art each month! Your purchase supports the mission of Beads of Courage, a 501(c)3 organization providing arts-in-medicine supportive care programs for children coping with cancer and other serious illnesses.
 

April Bead of the Month - The Inchworm Bead reminds you to keep moving forward!!


PRICE: $25

Where to buy: Click here!

About the Bead: "The inchworm is bunched up because it's ready to take its next step. When you watch an inchworm, it may look like it's moving slowly, but it keeps moving forward, inch by inch, until it reaches its destination. This particular bead means friendship to me. The design came about when a friend and I were visiting in Canada and tried a new glass color called Inchworm. It always makes me smile." - Alana Nicholson, Bead Artist

About the Artist: About the Artist: Alana Nicholson has had a love of beadwork since childhood and fell in love with turning hot glass into beads while at a conference in 2009. She now enjoys making beads in fun colors to make people smile from her home studio in Colorado.

Your purchase supports the mission of Beads of Courage, a 501(c)3 organization providing arts-in-medicine supportive care programs for children coping with cancer and other serious illness.

The Inchworm Bead may be sent as a gift by entering the shipping address of the recipient when ordering. Shipping is FREE in the continental US. Please select "International" when ordering if recipient is located outside the continental US.

 

March Bead of the Month - The Zebra Bead reminds you to be yourself!


PRICE: $25

Where to buy: Click here!

About the Bead: "Every zebra has its own special pattern of black and white stripes that are unique to that zebra, just like a fingerprint. Each of these lampwork zebras is also unique, much like its owner. We are all different and diverse and the zebra bead represents that. Keep striving to be different and embrace your uniqueness!" - Karen Colaneri, Bead Artist

NOTE: Each handmade glass zebra measures about 1-1.25" tall and approximately .75" wide. The holes run vertically. There are 100 zebras in this herd and decorations vary on the backside. There are 10 of each design and the one you receive will be chosen at random.

Your purchase supports the mission of Beads of Courage, a 501(c)3 organization providing arts-in-medicine supportive care programs for children coping with cancer and other serious illness.

The Zebra Bead may be sent as a gift by entering the shipping address of the recipient when ordering. Shipping is FREE in the continental US. Please select "International" when ordering if recipient is located outside the continental US.


February Bead of the Month - The Panda Bead reminds you to find your balance!

 

PRICE: $25

Where to buy: Click here!

About the Bead: "This bead has four panda bears on a green and blue background. Pandas have a gentle strength and symbolize slow and steady action, determination, peace and good luck." - Stephanie White, Bead Artist

About the Artist: Stephanie White has been making beads on a torch since 2001. She works full time at Beads By Design, a bead store just north of Atlanta, Georgia.

Your purchase supports the mission of Beads of Courage, a 501(c)3 organization providing arts-in-medicine supportive care programs for children coping with cancer and other serious illness.

The Panda Bead may be sent as a gift by entering the shipping address of the recipient when ordering. Shipping is FREE in the continental US. Please select "International" when ordering if recipient is located outside the continental US.

 

January Bead of the Month - The Bluebird Bead reminds you that happiness is on its way!

 

PRICE: $25

Where to buy: Click here!

About the Bead: "I love birds! I've been watching them since I was a little girl. I love to watch them fly, hear their wings on the air, and wonder what they see from up in the sky. I cherish their free spirit and joy. Birds make me happy." - Marcia Kmack, Bead Artist

About the Artist: Marcia Kmack has been a full-time glass beadmaker and instructor since 1998. Trained as a graphic artist, she has worked in publishing and print, cartography, clay, and as an art educator.

Your purchase supports the mission of Beads of Courage, a 501(c)3 organization providing arts-in-medicine supportive care programs for children coping with cancer and other serious illness.

The Bluebird Bead may be sent as a gift by entering the shipping address of the recipient when ordering. Shipping is FREE in the continental US. Please select "International" when ordering if recipient is located outside the continental US.