This part of the Neverending Necklace is
pre-made from hand crafted beads by "Lost Marbles" artists
and Kay Rodgers, accented by hand blown marble beads donated by Susie Moncada.
These two talented bead makers from the
west coast of Florida have developed their own unique style. All the
adorable and funky beads are individually made by hand.
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
Once the beads have been
dedicated, you can see the list of dedications in the Journal.