Creative Beading Magazine

Totally Infectious!

Sars’ inspiration comes from many sources, a single item can have hundreds of possibilities, or a newly learnt technique can spin her latest range of jewellery in a whole new direction.


and jewellery making started young. “I remember sitting in Maisy’s (an elderly friend of my Mother’s) sunroom when I was three or four and staring at her many jars and containers full of beads, buttons and other odds and sods and realising that almost anything can be combined and turned into beautiful jewellery.” She has still got the very first piece of jewellery she ever made – a bracelet with an eclectic mix of vintage buttons, beads and crystals from Maisy’s stash, strung on red cotton thread, a gift for her Grandmother who kept it up until her death a few

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