Bead Design Studio December and October

Saturday, November 9, 2013, 12:11 PM

Bead Design Studio featured my Leaves, and the Red Sakura Pendant Design.

Red Sakura Pendant Glass Leaf Beads

June Bead Design Studio

Sunday, June 16, 2011, 2:48 PM

Bead Design Studio loved my owl so much, they had to put him in the magazine! My etsy store contains all the special findings needed to make this piece!

owl on twig

My year got derailed..

Saturday, February 16, 2013, 10:39am

Mid-summer I bought a new house, this of course derailed my bead making as everything had to be packed up and moved. Once we moved to the new house a studio had to be built. For my late year shows I was torching in the atrium of the new house.

outdoor torching!
However, a new studio was built with the assistance of my Mum and Dad (they're the best, they spent all seven weeks of their vacation here working on it).

Obviously with such a gorgeous workspace, how could I be anything other than creative? Here's a few of the new pieces I've been making with more to follow later after I've taken pictures.

Chiyogami Tortured Ivory

Upcoming shows

I have a few upcoming shows, Concord, CA and Beadfest Santa Fe. Please check the sidebar for more shows and details on those two.

Upcoming Shows!

Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 4:10pm

I've been spending the Summer working on some new designs and some brand new ideas. I look forward to sharing them with you at one of my upcoming shows.

July 26-29, 2012
Pasadena Bead and Design Show
Pasadena, California

September 26-28, 2012
Heart of California Bead and Adornment Expo
Fresno, California

October 22-23, 2012
Arlington, Texas

February 3-February 8, 2013
To Bead True Blue
Tucson, Arizona

February 9-February 11, 2013
The Tucson Bead Show, Tucson, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

Creative Jewelry 2011

Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 10:25 AM
I'm excited that one of my pieces is in Creative Jewelry 2011, out today. It should be available at your local craft store or bookstore.

Bead Fest Philadelphia

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011, 4:56 PM

If anyone will be in the Philadelphia region this weekend, I will be at Beadfest in the artisan section. Let me know if you would like me to email you a free pass.

For more information please visit Bead Fest Philadelphia

Pasadena Bead and Design Show

Sunday, July 26th, 2011, 10:46 AM

I'll be at the Pasadena Bead and Design show this weekend! Come along and find something special for your summer projects!

Los Angeles Bead Society Bazaar

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 6:36 PM

This Sunday (the 24th of October) I'll be returning the LA Bead Society Show in Culver City. It's a fun show with lots of interesting items. Come and get a headstart on that Christmas shopping or find something fun to wear for the holidays! It's from 10am-4pm at Veteran's Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave at Culver Blvd., Culver City. I hope to see you there!! If you need more information please check the Bead Society of Los Angeles website.

Knitty Magazine

Tuesday, September 29, 2010,11:46 AM

My owls caught the eye of Amy over at Knitty, an online knitting magazine. I was in their Deep Fall issue, under "Things that caught our eye". If you're interested fiber arts, Knitty is a great magazine to check out. Check out the "Quick Picks".

New Etsy Listings!!

Friday, April 30, 2010, 7:20 PM

I've finally listed some jewelry made with my beads on Etsy, just in time for Mothers Day. If you see something you like, and need it by Mothers day just order before Wednesday and mention you need it by Mothers Day in the message portion at check out, and I will upgrade your shipping to Priority at no additional charge!

Website updates and Bead Society of Los Angeles Bazaar

Monday, April 19, 2010, 12:20 PM

The web redesign I've been intending to do for months is finally done. Hopefully you will enjoy the new layout I've intended for it to be more informative, with places to share new work, upcoming shows and updates. I've sacrificed a large amount of torch time in the last week to getting some of my internet chores out of the way. I tackled the task of finally re-learning how to make websites. It's been a while and the process has changed a lot.

In addition to the website updates I've also created a facebook fan page for Tangible Light Studios. This will be the place you can get immediate updates on new listings and experimental work. You can become a fan here. My facebook page is linked into Etsy, but you can still access all my work for sale through the gallery page here on the website as well.

This Sunday (the 25th of April) I'll be at the LA Bead Society Show in Culver City. It's from 10am-4pm at Veteran's Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave at Culver Blvd., Culver City. I hope you will come down and check it out!! If you need more information please check the Bead Society of Los Angeles website.


Welcome to the Tangible Light Studio website.
I'm Michelle Davis and I make handmade glass beads and jewelry in my studio in California. Please feel free to contact me at if you have any questions

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Upcoming shows:

November 16-17, 2013
BABE! Bay Area Bead Extravaganza
Oakland, California

January 16-19, 2014
Pasadena Bead and Design
Pasadena, California

February 2-7, 2014
To Bead True Blue
Tucson, Arizona

February 28-Mar 2, 2014
Bead and Boutique Arts
Concord, California

March 27-30, 2014
Beadfest Texas
Arlington, Texas

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