Rose Rushbrooke

Outsider Artist: Beadwork, Textiles, Paintings

Triffid - beaded sculpture by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.


Jewelry, objets d’art, and tapestries.

Bracken - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.


Anamorphic, fractal, journal quilts, wallhangings.

Fish and Fern - gouache and ink painting by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Fish and Fern


Watercolour, gouache, and acrylic artworks.

WonderFil Deco Bob 80wt 2 ply cottonized polyester. 2000m spools.


Beading workshops, patterns, kits, thread and notions.

Violet Sparkle Necklace

Not a colour I would normally turn to but somehow the muse called and this necklace happened.

Violet Sparkle Necklace by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Violet Sparkle Necklace

Queen Bee and Swarm

Astonishingly this piece has been selected for the opening exhibition ‘Wings & Stings‘ at the Museum of Beadwork in Portland, Maine. My cup runneth over, and bees sting.

Queen Bee and Swarm

You know I’m old in some ways –
in others – well, I’m just a little girl.
I like sunshine and pretty things
and cheerfulness – and I dread

F Scott Fitzgerald

Fifteen by Joyce Carrier

Joyce Carrier – Artist

Long, long time ago/I can still remember …Erm – from American Pie, a song by Don McLean. If you remember when it came out then …
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Covid 19 - White Rose. Bead Embroidered using a variety of glass beads, crystals, pearls, and cabochons. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.

Covid 19 – White Rose

Covid 19 – White Rose by Rose Rushbrooke 2021For more images of this piece and information on how it was made go here.Back in February …
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Bead Embroidered Circle Earrings. Candy 2-hole beads, seed beads, 3-cut beads, gold chain. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.

Separated by a Common Language

While chatting to my little Thursday evening beading group, one of my Zoomer buddies pointed out she had been hiccupped by a mis-spelling in the …
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Embroidered Beaded Heart Earrings - candy rose Czech glass beads, seed beads, and silver chain. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.

Don’t Be Frightened of Fuchsia

Ever noticed strange things going on when you work with pink beads? All sorts of pink beads. Dyed Fuchsia, Matte Magenta, Opaque Pink, Galvanized Rose …
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Red Ceilite Pot

My version of Jean Power‘s lovely Ceilite Pot. Why can I never follow patterns?

Ceilite Pot - open, by Rose Rushbrooke. Pattern by Jean Power. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Ceilite Pot

Copper Beaded Cuff

How fancy can you get? This is a embroidered copper cuff using a ceramic focal. Love making these.

Embroidered Beaded Focal Cuff Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Copper Bead Embroidered Cuff