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National Beading Week 25 July 2015 to 2 August 2015
All week:
I’m in the secret Bead-along with Jean Power – her Facebook page and
I’m also in The Great British Bead Off contest with Bead and Jewellery Magazine – see my entry below and vote for you favourite of the many gorgeous beads on show on
25th July: I’ve been to The Mad Beaders Tea Party in Christchurch, Dorset with Priory Beaders
26th July: I've taught free make and take sessions at CJ Beaders in Highcliffe, Dorset.
1st August: Come and join me at Betchworth Beaders Bead-in in Surrey where I’ll be demonstrating bead looming with 2-hole beads (more details on the link below).
Check here for events near you - - and also check the for more events on the Traders page and free patterns on the Goodies page.

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Why not come to one of my beadweaving classes at The New Forest Bead Shop?
Details at

I live in the delightful New Forest (an ancient royal hunting ground with a variety of landscapes including heathland, forest and fields) where each season is a delight.
The beautiful wild ponies and deer conserve the landscape by grazing and add interest to the Forest. Other animals allowed to graze include cattle, donkeys; and in the autumn; pigs.

About me: My name is Jennifer Airs and I’m passionate about beads, and about beading.

It’s the mix of the fabulous colours / textures of the beads and the way these can be transformed with a few simple tools into rich and shapely objects.

Designing beadwork was a natural progression from following, then adapting, other people’s patterns. Over 120 of my patterns have been published in books, in magazines and on Bead TV. Some patterns are available as free downloads from this site.

British Bead Awards - I came 3rd in the beadwork Jewellery category in 2010 and won the Crystals category in 2011 I was a judge in 2012 and 2013.
My 2015 entry to the Battle of the Beadsmithm Cirque Minerve, has been knocked out of the competition. Here's a picture of me wearing it: back view.

Learn more about me in a free downloadable biography from this site.