“Beading A Bond Of Love” is one of the articles featured in February’s issue; Written by Audrey Coleman :: Photography by Cindy Momchilov.
This piece is a love story and a testimony and rendering of a love of art in the form of glass bead making. The couple is Tom and Sage Holland. Tom, a ceramic artist and Sage, an accomplished bead designer and maker. The craft is unique on its own — but what makes it really special? The Hollands are leading the movement to create beads and sculpture using techniques from ancient times when beads were as valuable as money.
According to Audrey Coleman, “Tom and Sage create their beads, sculptures, household goods—such as drawer pulls, and jewelry through an artisan technique called lampworking.” Seen here is some more of their work that was not seen in the magazine, that Cindy Momchilov captured, and that they are gracious enough to share.