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Colourway discussions starting soon!

Thank you so much to those of you who expressed interest in our colour explorations. We are busy putting together a series of not only bead kits but also physical … Continue reading

November 11, 2021 · 4 Comments

Pre-Order Fulfillment

Good morning to you, from a cool and rainy pre-dawn Savannah. As I have mentioned previously, I need to close all pre-orders for the paper books before the end of … Continue reading

November 6, 2021 · 38 Comments

early morning thoughts

Yesterday, when I posted our first kit, I lamented that I didn’t have time to chat anymore. I thought about that overnight, and realized that it was a genuine sorrow … Continue reading

October 29, 2021 · 14 Comments

new kits for new ideas

To accompany the upcoming release of our new books, we are making a whole stack of things. One of them is bead kits that benefit our Fellowships and Scholarships Fund. … Continue reading

October 28, 2021 · 4 Comments

CGB@MIT | January 2022

CGB@MIT: IAP 2022 January 18-23, 2022 Thanks to MIT for linking to the MIT News video about IAP that features Contemporary Geometric Beadwork, that was a nice touch for the … Continue reading

October 9, 2021 · 9 Comments

Hello October

Good morning, all! I’ll have two more separate posts up this weekend, one about MIT in 2022, and another with our first kit offerings, book news and a couple of … Continue reading

October 9, 2021 · 33 Comments

It’s time to wrap it up…

Good morning, beaders. It’s a soft, sunny morning here in Savannah. I am busy getting ready for a solid six months of giving and delivering. It’s an intense time of … Continue reading

September 6, 2021 · 43 Comments

new books, kits and announcements on the way

To accompany the releases of our new books, we’re crafting a series of pieces and bead kits to help illustrate the ideas of colour theory, and show different combinations, effects … Continue reading

August 11, 2021 · 2 Comments

Team Updates

Good morning to you all. I am writing from Savannah, Georgia, on a soft rainy day, with a very tender heart. You may know that we moved the CGB project … Continue reading

August 4, 2021 · 32 Comments

The new All Colors project from Sam Norgard

For the just-past International Beading Week 2021, Sam Norgard presented another collaborative global project. It’s called All Colors, and it involves using a tiny PodCast Bead to cast off All-Wing Flowers. After we … Continue reading

August 4, 2021 · Leave a comment
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