I'm not a jewellery maker, and never will be, but these bright coloured shiny beads fascinate me. (I must have been a Magpie in a previous life!)
Firstly these cute and clourful character beads from www.folksy.com/shops/LalaLampworkBeads
My favourites are the elephants.
These pretty pearl coloured beads are by www.folksy.com/shops/Nithria