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Diane Fitzgerald's Favorite Beading Projects
The Bead Pal Project 2: Flowers
The Bead Pal Project 1: Beaded Beads, click the image at left.
About me.....Diane Fitzgerald is a bead collector and jewelry designer who works with a variety of beads large and small, old and new. Since 1989, Diane has taught classes at her shop, Beautiful Beads, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, across the U.S. and internationally. As a collector, she focuses on contemporary American art glass beads and European and Japanese vintage beads. Diane has traveled to South Africa to study Zulu and Xhosa beadwork and to the Czech Republic, Germany and other areas to learn about the glass bead industry and meet beadworkers and beadmakers. Diane has a master's degree in Mass Communication from the University of Minnesota with a minor in Design.
Shop hours are by chance and appointment. Please call or e-mail me (email@example.com) if you'd like to stop by.