Mari Johnson Designs, Inc.

DBA Blue Fire Beads

Wedding Loans

There are innumerable names for defining wedding loans. You may have heard people calling it by different names like payday loans; fast cash loan to name a few. In addition to having an increased rate of interest, you will also find them coming up with huge fees. If you are hooked on definite wedding loans, then you need to concentrate on receiver book and not the Internet. Yes, it requires a little research on your end to avail a loan of your choice and the one that suits your needs.

There is only a couple of business that volunteers for guaranteed wedding loans. If you have the scope of working with offline businesses then I would suggest you to go for them instead of wasting your time on online businesses. In simple words, your peace of mind will be retained if you go for offline loan companies offering wedding loans. However, this doesn't imply that you should all together forbid your idea of going for online loan companies providing wedding loans. In fact, if you have to opt for them in case you fail to get hold of the former one!

You can in fact get hold of the best wedding loans simply with a click of your mouse! But friends…be careful make sure you don't get involved in any sort of scam in the process! So how can you different a good loan company offering wedding loans from a fake one!

A good loan company is one that provides great customer service line and solves all your queries within seconds! Be sure whatever loan company you choose is registered with their native state and city. So friends, if you want to borrow money from any web based loan company make sure that the companies are registered locally.

I hope that after going through this article, you may have obtained a somewhat clear idea on wedding loans.

Orders are running 2 - 3 weeks. I'm in the process of creating new bead sets and focals. I fit this in after my production schedule each day.

We've got the November/December 2004 class schedules up on the Blue Fire Beads site. Classes may be added later, so check often.

If you're in the Chicago area, check us out, we're about 35 miles southwest of downtown Chicago, and we're worth the trip! We've got every color that Swarovski makes, lots of Bali silver, semi-precious stones, Japanese seed beads, tools, books, findings, etc., plus great classes! I teach lampwork in my studio at Blue Fire, where we have 6 torches (soon will have 8) and rent torch time.

Kim Osibin is coming Jan. 22 & 23, 2005 and I am working on other guest artist workshops. See Workshops

So, what is lampwork?

Making glass beads is called lampworking because hundreds of years ago, artisans heated glass using oil lamps. I use a propane/oxygen torch to heat imported glass rods to over 1700F. Then I wind the molten glass onto a "mandrel", which is a stainless steel rod, and using gravity, a variety of tools, color, form and design... create a small treasure that is wearable.

The beads on this website are all originals that have been sold, but I re-create them for you. Order and be assured that your beads are as good or better as the photo depicts.


1. I take Visa/MC/Discover/Amex. Send the order via email, or call me directly at 815.462.4900.
Monday thru Friday: 10am - 8pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: Noon - 5pm

2. You may use the PayPal cart (COMPLETELY SECURE) by clicking on the button below each photo.

3. I accept checks and money orders. Mail to:
Blue Fire Beads & Jewelry
1314 N. Cedar Rd.
New Lenox, IL 60451

*Return Policy: Beadmaking is an art. I cannot guarantee that what you see on your computer's monitor is going to be exactly what you will get, but in 5 years of beadmaking I've had only two returns. Both were color dissimilarities which I attribute to the individual's monitor. For this reason, I do not accept returns. If you are a person who likes to return things, don't purchase... this is an art, not an exact science.

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***Please allow 7 - 21 days for delivery of orders. If you have a special project that requires a quicker delivery, I'll try to oblige, just email and let me know.

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