Helen Moore attended a two day lampworking course early in 2008 at the Born to Bead Studio and quickly became captivated with the art form. Soon after she decided that it was time to set up her own home studio, where she uses Effetre and New Zealand’s own Gaffer soda-lime glass to make her glass beads.

Beads are taken from the torch straight to the kiln where they are properly annealed for strength and durability. For years Helen had dabbled in other art forms from painting to embroidery, through to scrap-booking, I feel that I have finally found the perfect outlet for my creativity”.  Helen is inspired by New Zealand’s beautiful landscapes and the exquisite colours and shapes it offers on a daily basis.  She loves creating tiny flower garden beads, funky bright coloured beads, and exploring new techniques and colour combinations.

“I make all of my beads to reflect my love of art and pride of workmanship.  I hope that you enjoy my beads as much as I enjoyed making them.”



- Anastasia Advanced Three Day Workshop - June 2011

- Sarah Hornik Advanced Two Day Workshop - May 2010

- Kathy Servian Toggle & Casting Workshop - Oct 2009

- Karen Irwin Structured Organic and Double Helix Workshop - June 2009

- Kathryn Wardill Advanced 2 day Workshop - May 2009

- Born to Bead Special Christmas Decoration Workshop - November 2008

- Born to Bead Dots and Spots Technical Course - May 2008

- Lisa-Jane Harvey Beginners Two Day Workshop - One on One - February 2008


Helen Moore has been awarded the following:

New Zealand Glass Artists National Competition 2009
Lampworked Bead - Highly Commended
                                        Helen Moore Beads

Beadaholic Annual Competition 2009
Glass Bead - Merit Prize


1000 Beads - 2014
1000 Beads        1000 Beads

The Flow Magazine - Winter 2010

 The Flow Magazine        The Flow Magazine

New Zealand Glass Art Book
- 2010
New Zealand Glass Art
Helen Moore Beads
Money Talks 2010 - Genevieve Westcott wearing Helen Moore Jewellery
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