Mesh Ribbon: A MUST For The Creative-Minded!
Glasshaus Bead Studio: Courses, Crafting Supplies & More
Purveyors of unique, beautiful, high quality beads from around the globe in both Europe and the US since 1990… Lily and Tim’s newest project, Glasshaus, continues the tradition started by the couple’s brand Beaded Lily, by continuing to offer a tantalizing, eclectic selection of interesting beads and jewelry making components from the world’s best bead making centers. Focusing especially on items made in Italy, the Czech Republic, Austria, France, the US, the Far East… And of course, on their own lines of designer jewelry and lampwork beads made lovingly by hand, right here in their Tuscany studio!
The Glasshaus studio is open by appointment – We welcome your visit!
Designer Jewelry: Our Own Line
Sterling Silver Charms
Missing Madam Z: Read Chapter 1
Missing Madam Z is an on-going interactive mystery / Living Novel written by our own in-house designer, Lily Morda. The story’s characters, settings and themes have inspired her new collection of one-of-a-kind hand made jewelry and decorative artifacts. Many pieces will be added to the collection as the story grows and unfolds… so do stay tuned (And Join for FREE to read ALL the chapters)!
Memoir of Cate Morelli, in regards to the disappearance of Madam Z
When I woke up that morning, all I could think about was having a cup of coffee and a hot bath.
It was a bleak Tuesday in New York in November, a grey-washed day like any other. Or so I thought. I soaked in my chipped, remnant claw-foot tub, its hot steam swirling and co-mingling with the aura-cleansing smoke of the sandalwood incense burning nearby. I sipped my freshly brewed coffee and as my body relaxed, my thoughts turned to the day’s tasks ahead. The mental list that I created was short and succinct. Stop at the post office to pick up a package. Drop off some books at the library. Buy a new set of strings for my lute, and, most importantly, go to my regular appointment in the East Village with Madam Z, at 2PM.
I had started having sessions with Madam Z about six months earlier, and since then my life seemed to take on more dimension…more meaning…more…intrigue. What had just seemed like routine or random occurrences to me before had begun to take on on a more abstract, almost luminous quality, as I sought to find meaning in even the most mundane events and encounters…