Martha Proctor - Liquid Sand Studio



Select Items may now be purchased online using Google Checkout

Private Lessons Available
New Students Welcome! More info CLICK HERE.

Wholesale inquiries, design workshops, jewelry parties, studio visits, demonstrations
Please Contact Us.

New Location!

Northampton Beadery
Focal Beads
Hollow Bumpies
Millefiore Pendants
Beads for Bracelets

Local Venues:

The Hempest - Northampton
177 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(Map It)

Northampton Beadery
6 Service Center Dr.
Northampton, MA 01060

The Toy Boat
Straight Wharf 41
Nantucket, MA 02554

West Coast

Seattle Glassblowing Studio
2227 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 448-2181
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"Making Beautiful Things"
by Alice Korach

Lapidary Journal
October 2006 "Beads"

Bead Unique
Issue 11 - Gallery pages

Bead and Button
October 2010 (p.5)

Featured Work

Red Beads

Millefiore beads are made using variations on the traditional technique. Flower canes and other unique designs are improvised at the torch, hot stacked and hand-pulled in small batches.

Click here to read more about beadmaking techniques...

Bumpie BeadsBumpies always seem to draw attention to themselves. Constructed as hollow beads; they can be large but lightweight, a little more delicate than solid beads, and the bumpy texture is intriguing to the eye.

 Purple Millefiore Pendant

More collectible pieces include Marbles and Pendants which are available for purchase online. Each piece is unique and diverse; demonstrating the wide range of possibilities for working in glass.

Click on the pictures for more information or to purchase

Click Here for More Beads...
Three Barrel Beads Bumpy Flamey Beads
Garden Bead and Millefiore Bead Millefiore Barrel Beads

Click on the images below for Jewelry or Marbles Information....
Leaf Necklace Starry Night Marble