ANNUAL BEAD GATHERING OF THE SCBS!

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yeezy boost 350Yeezy Boost 350 for saleadi­das yeezy boost 350 oxford tan Hi Every­one, We had a great class the annual Bead Gath­er­ing of The South­ern Col­orado Bead Soci­ety (SCBS) . I had the priv­i­lege of shar­ing the class room with Ms. Kelly Weiss, one of the country’s best off-loom design­ers. There is a picture […]

GREAT CLASSES AT LODI’S BEADS

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We just com­pleted six classes at Lodi’s Beads in Bosque Farms, NM. These were really great classes and I want to com­pli­ment the ladies at Lodi’s on their bead­ing skills! They have been mak­ing some really nice pieces using off-loom tech­niques and now they can move on to mak­ing even more on The Ricks Beading […]

SPECIAL APPEARANCE AT LODI’S BEADS!

SPECIAL APPEARANCE AT LODI’S BEADS! I will be mak­ing a spe­cial appear­ance at Lodi’s Beads in Bosque Farms, NM July 23rd through July 26th. Dur­ing this appear­ance, I will be doing demon­stra­tions using the Ricks Bead­ing Loom, hold a trunk show fea­tur­ing projects made on The Ricks Bead­ing Loom, sign­ing looms and b0oklets and conducting […]

LOOMATIK NEWS!

WOW! You should see the pic­tures of some of the things peo­ple are mak­ing on the Ricks Bead­ing Loom! Those of you who are users of The Ricks Bead­ing Loom, but are not a mem­ber of The Ricks Loomatiks, should seri­ously con­sider joining/starting a local chap­ter and then join­ing our Ricks Loomatiks face­book group. If […]

FACEBOOK GROUP FOR THE RICKS LOOMATIKS!

Ricks Loomatiks Facebook Group

Finally, I have the OFFICIAL face­book group for the Ricks Loomatiks up and run­ning! If you are a mem­ber of a local chap­ter of The Ricks Loomatiks, just go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/ricksbeadingloom/ and click “join” to be added to our group. BEWARE there is another unau­tho­rized group using the same name out of the United Kingdom. […]

KITS ARE HERE!

Illusion of Diamonds bracelet

Hey Every­body! Kits spe­cially designed for The Ricks Bead­ing Loom are here! They are called “LOOMAKITS” and dis­trib­uted exclu­sively by The Bead­Smith (Helby Import Co.).  They are in easy-open plas­tic “blis­ter boxes”. Look for these kits in your local bead shop and if you don’t see them, ask the owner to order them for you. There […]

JTV Customer Appreciation Days Classes

GREAT NEWS! I have just fin­ished final­iz­ing my appear­ance at JTV’s CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAYS! This event takes place Sept. 11 through Sept. 15, 2014 at JTV head­quar­ters in Knoxville, Ten­nessee. I will be pre­sent­ing two classes each day on Sept. 11 through 13. One class runs from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and the next […]

Southern Colorado Bead Society Annual “Bead Retreat”

I will be appear­ing at the South­ern Col­orado Bead Society’s “Annual Bead Retreat” in Col­orado Springs, CO to present a class on “How to Loom with Two Hole Beads”. With all of the dif­fer­ent types of two-hole beads hit­ting the shops recently, project made with these beads are gen­er­at­ing a LOT inter­est when they are […]

BEAD AND BUTTON, 2014

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Hi Every­one, I’m off to Mil­wau­kee tomor­row morn­ing for the big BEAD AND BUTTON 2014 bead show! It’s sup­posed to be the largest bead show in the coun­try. My sis­ter, Melanie Ricks Ladd and I will be demon­strat­ing THE RICKS BEADING LOOM in The Bead­Smith booth. I’m sure we’ll be meet­ing many “RICKS LOOMATIKS” at […]

Baroque Pearls pink

I have really enjoyed work­ing on the Ricks Bead­ing Loom with the Miyuki Baroque Pearls. I used sizes 5 and 6 to cre­ate these pieces. Since using such large round beads can tend to make the piece ‘thready’, I used that to my advan­tage by warp­ing the loom with more inter­est­ing threads. I used silver […]

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