Art of the Firebird, noun:

  1. brightly colored glass shaped while molten into beads, marbles, and pendants,
  2. small metal rings linked together one by one into intricate patterns,
  3. stacks of paper bound into journals for creative thoughts and sketches,
  4. random, and not-so-random, observations and musings on the world,
  5. the occasional fiery rant on a hot topic,
  6. a web site containing all these items and more, from the hands and mind of Julia Benson-Slaughter with the assistance of her feline and human staff.
Nautilus foldformed pendant with lampworked beads
Bronze & stainless byzantine bracelet
Borosilicate glass leaf pendant
Borosilicate glass Amber Heart
Work from Kim St. Jean's class, William Holland School of Lapidary Arts, May 2014
Chainmaille & earrings made on Tybee Island trip, 2012
Chainmaille earrings; talhakimt cast by Laura Zakroff
Leaf & lampwork bead earrings
Lampwork bead & shell earrings by Polly Becton
Lampworked glass bead earrings
Sterling & Niobium Chainmaille Earrings
Little Red Heart
Caged Steampunk Pendant