Entries by the Communicator

Beer & Beadz – January 2016

January’s B&B was hosted by Joanne Andrighetti of Andrighetti Glass and held at the Terminal City Glass Co-op.  It was a full house with 2 glass blowing stations in full use and a staff meeting being held at the other end of the building. Once again we had a great turn-out by the Pyros membership.  […]

Bling 2

SAVE THIS DATE!! Saturday, November 26, 2016 for the 2nd annual Bling! Wearable Art Sale This event will be held at Heritage Hall, 3102 Main St, Vancouver, BC   more details to follow …

Bling! Wearable Glass Art Sale

Our first annual “wearable glass art” show and sale was held at the Tabula Rasa Studio beside the Terminal City Glass Co-op.  The show was open from noon – 6 pm and the space looked and felt great with 18 glass artists participating.  We had coffee, cake and cookies along with hourly gift draws of […]

Beer & Beads – December 2015

Our annual Pacific Pyros Christmas party was again hosted again by Kerry and her husband Steve.  Each year Kerry opens up her home for this event and 15 – 20 of us bring snacks, beverages, beads to trade and a gift to exchange. This year the gathering was a little smaller but we all still […]

Beer & Beadz – October 2015

Octobers B&B was hosted by Kirsten at her home studio.  The theme: show and tell.  Kirsten challenged attendees to bring a bead that had resonated with a person so much when you saw it that you had to buy it for yourself. It was a great time.  All of the stories were fascinating to hear. […]

Beads of Courage 2015

Thank you to all the members of the Pacific Pyros that fired up their torches on September 19 to make beads for the Beads of Courage.  Our group produced all these fabulous beads that will be sent to hospitals where children undergoing cancer treatments will receive these beads as milestones in their treatment journey.

Beer & Beadz – September 2015

Septembers B&B was hosted by Carol Kostachuk and the theme was Falling Leaves.  She challenged us to think back to when we would press leaves in wax paper and add a little crayon shavings and iron.  For several of us that translated to making beads with beautiful fall colors. Unfortunately there was no open torch […]

Beer & Beadz – August 2015

This months B&B was hosted by Kimberley Anderson-Alexander.  Her theme was “historical recreation”.  It was a very informative meeting.  Kimberley explained her theme in detail and showed examples of her interpretation of a particular historic bead, the Hiberno-Norse bead. While this theme was a bit of a struggle for some of us, there were those […]

Beer & Beadz – July 2015

The time at Elisabeth’s was a blast.  It is always wonderful to be under the spell of Elisabeth’s wonderful house, studio and amazing hospitality.  The food and wine were all excellent and we all thank you for everything Elisabeth. It was nice to see Kerri Fuhr rejoin the fold and we also welcomed a newcomer […]