Answers to Frequently
How do I care for my beaded bookmark?
For maximum flexibility the beading is done with thread rather than wire. The bookmarks are not intended to stand up to rough handling, but are intended to be useful for light duty. The doubled thread passes at least twice through each bead; this is strong enough for most purposes, but won't stand up to determined abuse, and sometimes wears out naturally, rubbing on the edges of the natural stones used for some beads.
If a strand of beads breaks in normal use, save the beads and I will repair it for free (you pay only shipping.)
If the ribbon becomes soiled, soak in Woolite, rinse, and hang-dry. Ironing will take out creases.
How are the beaded bookmarks made?
Each bookmark is
individually hand crafted, using fine materials including semi-precious stones.
Every bookmark is made to an original design of the artisan.
Why make jewelry
has been an avid reader for many years, and loves good books, considering
them one of the finest achievements of mankind. While any slip of paper can
serve as a bookmark in a pinch, she believes that the best books deserve the
finest adornment one can provide.
How can I reach you
to discuss further details on a custom order?
Laramie Sasseville can be contacted by email:
1460 Sherburne Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
or, in the Twin Cities area, call:
F/SF Art / Kids' Art / Mudra Art /Abstract Art /
CafePress Shop / Digital Designs / JewelMarks Beaded Bookmarks /
Filk Songs / Discordian Coloring Books /