Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Week of Quakes...& New Beads...





Some how the two topics don't go together well...but this whole week there has been several Earthquakes where I live in California & then a very large 6.5 quake just day before yesterday in Northern California in Humboldt County which was a rather large quake, but nothing that happened here even compares to this major catastrophe in Haiti, a country that is already & always so poor & in need...So in retrospect to all that is going on in the world & the large loss of life that I am sure we will hear about, it seems kind of trivial to me to tell you all the cool stories of my life this past week...so lets all of us pray & wish the best that can be for the people of Haiti at their time of need... I read there was already web schemers trying to get folks to donate money for Haiti, so be careful who you donate to, the American Red Cross is always a safe place to donate...

I do have new beads, lots of yummy ones, I will be listing them in my etsy shop from now till Thursday morning....here is a photo of what is coming...there might even be more that what is in the photo...


This past Friday we had our first monthly meeting at Graceful Studios, the theme was hearts, we met some new people & fun was had by all, Grace showed us her new Silver torch & how to use the flex shaft for carving & sanding, I made heart beads & much food was had by all, Jennifer our wire wrapping queen also fixed a broken silver ring of mine using Grace's new Silver torch...photo below of some of the fun...


On Sunday I had two very yummy students Loni & Pat, they are so so nice...I also tested one of the new colors of Double Helix while making a fish for them...photo below...

Meredith wins the yummy bead from last week, please send your address...enter to win the focal bead on the top of this page by making a comment on this post...

Thanks for stopping by, I am grateful that my Life is good, it is not good for so many others in the world...
Jelveh
Peace

9 comments:

Pretty Things said...

I was wondering about that earthquake and if they had hit near you. I think you're right about earthquakes here as opposed to earthquakes in Haiti. Poverty makes natural disasters EPIC disasters.

LOVELY beads as always! I FINALLY have my torch hooked up but it's been 27 degrees in the shed so I haven't made a thing!

Kristen said...

Jelveh, that fish is great! love it! I'm going to check out your etsy shop, you have some great things in there! :)

jozd5150 said...

Thanks for warning us about the scammers already out there. So sad these slimeballs want to take advantage of good-hearted people. The Red Cross is definitely a safe and good place for donations. They're always there to help whenever and wherever disaster strikes. Glad you're safe!

Sue said...

Jelveh, you are the best...yes, let's pray for those in Haiti and let' appreciate our own good fortune.

ginny said...

Hi Jelveh:
You are a lover of people. I, too, have been worried about the people of Haiti. It is such a tragedy. It hurts me to see that much suffering.
I bought a set of your beads and will look again tomorrow morning to see if you have added more.
Ginny

Grace said...

Jelveh, Thanks so much for all your help at our first get-together, my over-night guests quickly ate the rest of your pigs-in-a-blanket!

Meredith said...

Jelveh, love that fish!! As many others, my heart is heavy and full of prayers for Haiti. Have a blessed week...

Brenda H said...

Jelveh, Bless you for being such a caring person. I feel so bad for those people, they have so little, it just doesn't seem fair. Let's keep trying to make this world a better more peaceful place. I love the new fish, reminds me of my mother in law, she always wore red lipstick, you should name her Josie which was short for Josephine. Sorry I haven't been on the site, my computer has been down. I'm going on there now. I love the colors of the new focal!!! You are in a spring mood huh?
Peace and prayers

FIBERONE said...

I like the fish bead. In the photo of what is coming the red poka dot heart bead is outstanding and just right for valentine's day or any day.