In Honor of:
About this panel:
'Lost Marbles' is a lighthearted moniker
for an otherwise not-so-funny mental impairment. Often we designate people
as having lost their marbles, when in fact, they may be suffering from
dementia or behave in an unorthodox way.
It is important to remember that those
affected by mental/emotional disease do need our compassion as much as
anyone suffering from physical shortcomings. Be patient, be gracious, be
In this case, "Lost
Marbles" is the name of an artist business. Most of the glass beads here
were made by "Lost Marbles" artists
and Kay Rodgers.
given to the Neverending Necklace by Maria (due to her wonderful heart)
during 'The Down the Street Bead Show" in Pompano Beach, Florida.
These two talented bead makers from the
west coast of Florida have developed their own unique style. And all the
adorable and funky glass beads are individually made by hand.
Those whimsical dog-like
beads are actually named "one-eyed greyhounds". Upon closer inspection,
you will agree with that. Just click on any of the panel images for a
Maria and Kay's beads are
accented by hand blown marble beads, that were donated by Susie Moncada.
How a panel is made >
Currently, we are
working to make the future Love, Peace and Beads
Museum a reality. It will be a
place with marvelous exhibits from around the world, and of course the
Until then, you
may be able to get up close to the panels
during select events. Or see all of them right here, online forever.
To find out who dedicated the beads from this section and who they're
dedicated to, go to the Love &
Peace Journal, starting on
page 59 >>
The Neverending Necklace >
The Gallery Page 1 >
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Beads are simple
things. Their message is urgent: to make a necklace, beads can be
arranged in any pattern, using any shape, color, size, age, origin
and material. The finished necklace always comes out beautiful. Just
as it ought to be with people in a functioning community.
Necklace is the very core and spine of the Love & Peace Project.
More so than any other symbol, it helps visualize love and
compassion we have for others. Accepting and embracing all.