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Saturday, October 15, 2011

The Borneo International Beads Conference.
Took place last weekend.
Last year was held in Miri, about an hour by air from Kuching.
So this year, I made sure I don't miss it since its in Kuching.
Sad! Sad!, I only managed about half an hour there, before its time to pick the boy from his Taekwando.

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 Intricate beadwork from our very own Sarawak.
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More beads from Borneo.
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These bead works are from South Afrika and Kenya.
The top most are peacock necklace from South Africa.

Very detailed and intricate work.
I was told it takes about a week to complete one.
:) my favorite stall that displayed lots of Copper and silver wire jewelry from Indonesia.
Look familiar? The rose pendant at the top right corner :)
Lots of wire weaving and coiling there.
Another beautiful native beads from Borneo.
About 10mm or larger each.
You have a great weekend.
I am looking forward to it....working on my next wire jewelry tutorial :)


Azure Accessories Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 4:51:00 AM GMT+8  

Wow...looks like a great bead show!!! I've never made it to a large show but some day I'm hoping to!
Hope you had a great weekend Mei!

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