It's so much fun to get inspired by the perfect color combinations found in Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends. Cynthia used the soft pink and blue colors in our Chambray Blush Designer Blend along with Swarovski crystal pearls in Rose Gold and Crystal Iridescent Light Blue for a look that's coordinated to perfection. Discover more inspiration for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, Artbeads, KO Thread, TierraCast
Flashes of playful pink play peek-a-boo among daring black in this fun necklace design. Cheri combined layers of seed bead strands with TierraCast Rivoli links and matte black chain for a bold look you'll love wearing. The Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend she used matches the Swarovski Rivoli crystals perfectly. Discover more inspiration for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTierraCast, TOHO, Swarovski, Artbeads, Miyuki
Midnight colors come together beautifully in this daring bracelet design. Cynthia paired an enchanting Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend with Swarovski crystal pearls in perfectly coordinated colors. You can choose your favorite colors to make this look your own. Discover more inspiration for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads, Swarovski, KO Thread, TierraCast, Tulip
With metal stamping, you can be as precise or imprecise as you like. Cynthia created a random stamped pattern filled with flowers and an owl at the center. Thanks to the fun stamped pattern and the added Bicone dangles, the owl looks like he is surrounded by a beautiful nest. You can see more jewelry made with metal stamping techniques in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, ImpressArt, Swarovski
This sweet look effortlessly combines fun colors from an Artbeads Designer Blend with beaded spacers and a cute heart pendant. You'll love how easily this necklace comes together. Try using a different Designer Blend to create a new take on this lovely style.
- BrandSwarovski, B&B Benbassat, Artbeads
Dangling drops make this simple necklace stand out. Cynthia added Swarovski Briolette pendants to the center of some fun cog chain for a look full of character and movement. She made a messy wrap at the top of each drop to complement the textured look of the chain. You can see more inspiration for using drops in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, Artbeads
- BrandSwarovski, Artbeads, Dakota Stones
The balance of two opposites is what makes this necklace pop! Matte gemstone beads from Dakota Stones mingle with the super sparkle of Swarovski crystal beads from our Artbeads Designer Blends. The warm copper chain and findings act as the catalyst to bridge the gap between these two, creating a cohesive look you'll love.
- BrandSwarovski, Artbeads, Dakota Stones, TierraCast
The cool earth tones of the Dakota Stones Picasso jasper beads in this necklace make a striking contrast to the sparkling bicones from Artbeads Designer Blends. Matte black chain brings even more bold beauty, while a Nunn Design charm tops the whole piece off wonderfully. Let this necklace inspire you to add gemstones to your next project.
- BrandNunn Design, Dakota Stones, Artbeads, Swarovski
With the Knot-a-Bead tabletop knotter tool, you can easily create knotted jewelry strands. This is a great technique for keeping your beads secure and for creating texture and dimension in your style. Candie Cooper used it to make a simple necklace that you can slip over your head. See more of this necklace and learn how to use the tool in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandGriffin, Artbeads, Swarovski, Beadalon
With a fabulous peacock Czech glass button as inspiration, Cynthia created a bead embroidered masterpiece! This necklace boasts all the colors of a proud peacock thanks to bright silk ribbon, an Artbeads Designer Blend featuring Swarovski Crystals in the perfect hues, seed beads, and even lovely bead caps from Gardanne Beads. With step-by-step instructions, you can easily create this piece and add a Peacock Dance to your style.
- BrandLillypilly Designs, BeadSmith, Swarovski, Angel Findings, Artbeads, Gardanne Beads
Canaries are bright yellow birds full of cheerful beauty, just like this necklace. Bird and wing pendants from Gardanne Beads create perfect canary style, while Swarovski crystal beads from an Artbeads Designer Blend provide a sparkling backdrop. You can find more inspiration for using Gardanne Beads components in your designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski, Gardanne Beads
Forests are often filled with lush foliage, vivid colors, and sparkling drops of dew. This multi-strand necklace captures all of those aspects. A fern pendant from Gardanne Beads speaks of woodland charm, while silk ribbon and Swarovski crystal beads from an Artbeads Designer Blend create a cheerful forest color palette. Shining chevron chain and TierraCast spacers complete the look. You can see more jewelry featuring Gardanne Beads components in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, Artbeads, Gardanne Beads, TierraCast
Blush colors and bird themes make for a sweet display in this charming necklace. Gardanne Beads enameled components are the perfect way to complement the Swarovski beads used in this design, and rich copper accents only add to the warm style. You can see more ideas for using Gardanne Beads components in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, Artbeads, Dakota Stones, Gardanne Beads, TierraCast
Memory wire is easy to decorate with all kinds of your favorite beads. Candie used Dakota Stones gemstone beads, Swarovski crystal beads, and seed beads from an Artbeads Designer Blend to decorate this bracelet. You can spice up your memory wire designs with simple embellishments like charms and a strand of jewelry wire, too. Learn how with these instructions and make sure to see more inspiration for memory wire designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Beadalon, Artbeads, Dakota Stones, Miyuki, Swarovski
Artbeads Designer Blends featuring Swarovski Crystal create the perfect color palette in this intricate necklace design. Cheri used the 1-step looper from The Beadsmith to make custom beaded link chain featuring her chosen Blends. A bold tassel with a beaded cap completes the look. You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
We used The Beadsmith 1-step 2.25mm looper plier to make the simple loops for our beaded links. If you prefer, you can make simple loops with the help of chain and round nose pliers, instead. It is important to note that one 1-inch antique brass-plated 20 gauge eye pin is long enough to make two links.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, Kabela Design, Artbeads
Our Artbeads Designer Blends work perfectly together to bring the best color waves to your projects. Cheri mixed a Seed Bead Blend with a Blend featuring Swarovski Crystal for this Rose Gold dream! You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry-making projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, TOHO, Swarovski
Delightful meadow colors shimmer and shine in this multi-strand creation. TOHO Demi round seed beads provide a rich background for an enchanting medley of Czech glass beads, Miyuki cotton pearl beads, and beautiful pearls and bicones from an Artbeads Designer Blend. The colors of the Designer Blend inspired Cynthia's whole creation! You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry-making projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads, Swarovski
Decadent and delicious colors make this bracelet a rich accent for any style. The perfect color palette is provided by Swarovski bicones and pearls from an Artbeads Designer Blend. Cynthia simply paired them with TOHO Demi round seed beads and a copper clasp for a quick yet stunning multi-strand look. You can discover more ways to use Artbeads Designer Blends in your projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski, TOHO
Beautiful blush tones create a sweet display in this double flat spiral stitch bracelet. Cynthia used Artbeads Designer Blends to bead around the Iridescent Red Swarovski crystal pearls at the center of this look. The soft pink tones of the Designer Blends make for a delicate backdrop for the intense hue of the pearls. You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads, BeadSmith, FireLine, Swarovski
Mysterious and captivating colors combine in this wondrous necklace design. Cynthia used Designer Blends from the Artbeads Designer Series to create the perfect bead embroidered backdrop for her Czech glass button focal. Silk ribbon in sultry nighttime colors complete this look, perfect for an evening out!
- BrandSwarovski, Hana Thread, Angel Findings, BeadSmith, Artbeads, TOHO
Icy colors from an Artbeads Designer Blend come together in this right angle weave design to create a glistening look of a Frozen Pond. The wintery blue colors and brilliant sparkle will glide across your wrist in the most fashionable way!
- BrandFireLine, Miyuki, Swarovski, Artbeads
With an Artbeads Designer Blend in the perfect color palette, you can create a fabulous jewelry set just like this one. Cynthia used the Icicle Designer Blend to add frosty colors to her necklace and bracelet. With a mix of bead caps, she also added texture and detail to her pieces. Find your favorite Designer Blend to make this look all your own.
- BrandSwarovski, TOHO, Artbeads
"La Vie en Rose" is a classic French song and quintessential phrase that translates to "Life in Pink", but is really more about living in a state of bliss or joy. With metal stamps, Cynthia added the phrase to her sweet bracelet, along with Nunn Design charms and cheerful colors courtesy of an Artbeads Designer Blend. Discover even more fun ideas for adding metal stamps in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandImpressArt, Artbeads, Swarovski, BeadSmith, Nunn Design