A short time ago, I was lucky enough to be the 700th sale at Beadwright's Etsy Store. She promised her 700th customer something extra special. Knowing Nicole from past purchases and now as a cyber friend, I knew I was going to be very happy with my surprise, and I was right! She gifted me with one of her lovely (and well put together I might add) kits to make a beaded brooch! Inside was just about everything you need to create a beautiful piece of jewelry, including a gorgeous glass cabochon make by Lori of Out of the Flames. The instruction were well written and illustrated and the supplies included were very generous. I do have a little experience beading--but I learned a few techniques I did not know, and I believe this could be done by a beginner.
Without further ado, here is my finished piece: