Check this interview and look what our last winner Siobhán Keogh did with the tagua beads she won in our last giveaway!
1.- Please tell us about yourself. How is a normal day in your life? How did you start beading?
I have been beading since I was 8 years old and it has lead to me studying jewellery and starting to produce my own designs to sell.
2.- How many years do you have beading?
I have been beading for a very long time and I make jewellery almost every day.
3.- How many hours a week do you devote to this activity?
4.- Do you work professionally designing beaded jewelry?
Soon I hope to have my own business selling my jewellery.
5.- What are your top 5 or top 10 beads for a jewelry work?
Tagua beads are my new favourite as well as swarovski, czech glass and wooden beads.
6.- Would you say that your designs are made respecting the environment?
I try to source beads that are friendly to the environment.
7.- How did you learn about Tagua beads?
I learned about tagua beads online through blog post that I follow.
8.- What do you like about the tagua beads you won in our giveaway?
Variety of colors, Versatility, Environmental Protection, Price.
9.- What techniques did you use to make your design with the tagua beads you won in our Giveaway? Which tools?
I used simple knotted cord and chain in my designs. I wanted to keep the beads as the main focus as they are so beautiful.
10.- Have you used tagua beads again?
I have made 2 pieces so far (a bracelet and earrings) and I cant wait to make some more!
11 Would you like to use tagua beads in future designs?
I cant wait to use them again.
12 Do you have any suggestion on this material?
13 What other hobbies do you have?
I also love to knit. I find it creative and useful.
14 If you have any website or blog share it!
We wish good luck to Siobhán with her projects! She’s a very talented beader. Also if you want to get the beads she used to make these beautiful designs you can get them here