Guest Artists

Welcome to the Guest Artists page. Here you will find talented artisans from across the country who have beautiful products to share. Each is unique, hand-crafted and of high quality. These artists have committed to donate to any fundraiser being held through The Giving Bead. Please note there may be additional shipping charges when purchasing from these shops.

If you would like to join TGB Guest Artist program, please click here to learn more about it.

The sothei Collection - Our skin is our largest organ. Anything we apply to it can be absorbed into our systems and potentially wreak havoc. The sothei Collection skincare products are made from only all-natural ingredients. No chemicals, fragrance or preservatives. This is NOT an MLM. Jennifer Cunningham, owner of The Giving Bead, measures, mixes, packages and labels each item. You can view her products here. A new window will open. If you are shopping for a fundraiser, simply add that code at checkout.


Karen Ulferts - Karen has taken her love of nature photography and created greeting cards, bookmarks, glass and tile photo coasters and trivets. The majority of her work showcases the Colorado landscape, natural monuments and its inhabitants in every season Coloradans enjoy throughout the year. You can view her products here.

Carol Ott - Carol is an accomplished beader residing in Chattanooga, TN. Her intricate designs and use of color are mesmerizing, with each piece being unique and stunning. She is featured in the In-Town Gallery in downtown Chattanooga and teaches beading classes. You can view her products here.

Sharon Katona - Sharon has many talents, one being her glass fusing. Her works include multi-layered cabochons, bowls, vases and more. Despite losing an eye to cancer more than two decades ago, she does not let it affect her love of life and the people around her. You can view her products here.

Ken Katona - Ken is a hobbyist who loves to share his pictures with friends and family. He annually creates family calendars with special photos and occasions. He will soon retire, allowing him to pursue his passions of travel and photography. You can view his photo-cards here.