I've always loved beautiful beads, and it took me far too long to incorporate them into my crochet. One of the things that inspired my conversion is the beads from Harvey at The Big Purple Barn. And I'm thrilled to help him give some away to one lucky winner!
Harvey Haines is "a Mississippist sculptor from central Connecticut. His materials of choice are glass and steel, particularly from vintage or antique sources." And I've been so lucky to get to play with them! Each is unique and handmade - not using a mold! The Big Purple Barn's etsy shop and website are full of breathtaking beads from a huge variety of glass sources. Each comes with it's own origin story, and I could spend all day just reading and drooling! And he's offering a discount for Moogly readers - use the coupon code mooglyblog for 10% off any order through September 14th!
According to the etsy page, "The Big Purple Barn may be quite small, but it is still the largest and best producer of recycled glass lampwork beads. Harvey Haines, artist and owner of the Barn, is the world's most knowledgable and dedicated small-batch glass recycler." How does he do it? Click here to find out - it's an amazing process, and it's so fantastic to see it living on today.
I loved using beads from The Big Purple Barn to make the Bird's Nest Necklace Pendant - they make me so happy! And so I'm super excited to bring you this giveaway today for a $25 gift card for The Big Purple Barn etsy shop!
The Big Purple Barn $25 Gift Card Giveaway on Moogly is open worldwide and ends 9/14/16 at 12:15am Central US time. To enter, use the Rafflecopter form below. If you are on mobile and have difficulty entering, please use a desktop computer to enter. Only the email option is mandatory – all other tasks are optional, for bonus entries only.
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