Bijou Beads London
I have very vivid childhood memories of a beautiful kaleidoscope made by my beloved grandfather who was a carpenter. A simple triangular prism, made from wood, glass and mirrors with tiny fragments of rainbow coloured glass inside. Many treasured moments were spent peering through the tiny hole at the end, turning it slowly round and round to create ever changing, magical patterns.
I often think of that kaleidoscope when I pull out my myriad assortment of glass beads and begin to create. I like to think that it has provided me with an endless source of inspiration…..