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Halloween is creeping up on us, just like the spider featured on this festive bracelet. Now you can dress up any outfit with this perfectly spooky accessory. The focus is a beautiful link with a webbed design and a beaded spider stretching out on top. The Swarovski bicones add a punch of sparkling color to contrast with the antique silver components and the glittering black spider. Learn how to make this bracelet in nine easy steps.
- BrandBeadSmith, FireLine, Swarovski
You and your little one will both be impressed with this incredible woven design that's simple to make. This pattern is inspired by the stylish Chan Luu woven bracelets, so you both can look fashionable!
- BrandGriffin, FireLine
Like a siren's seductive song this alluring necklace will draw others into your style. Its ocean reef colors expressed through elegant kumihimo-style braids and intricate seed bead embellishments are sure to catch everyone's eye.
- BrandFireLine, S-Lon (Super-Lon), TOHO, BeadSmith
This delicate rosary, made to fit around the wrist, makes a wonderful gift for first a communion or other religious holiday. You can also adjust the design and components quantities to create a tradtional rosary that will fit around the neck. Its soft peach pearls combined with a hint of sparkle create a lasting look of devotion.
These wrap bracelets continue to be popular. You can make them as long as you like or just one wrap around the wrist. You can use chain instead of beads for a different look or try bigger beads for a quick project. Find fun wrap bracelet inspiration in our Learning Center, like our Gaelic Weave Bracelet or Mommy and Me project, Dragonfly Roundup.
The peyote stitch is a commonly used stitch for many different jewelry and design applications. This tutorial demonstrates the even peyote stitch, resulting in a flat design.
Cut a length of Nymo thread to approximately five feet. Wax the thread if you like. Attach a mini bead stopper on the end of the thread to keep the beads in place. Be sure to leave an extra bit of thread, giving the bead stopper a "tail" which will help you when you go to finish the design.
These earrings are incredibly simple to make and will work for any woman from teens to grandmas!
Earthy browns and turquoise blues shine like smooth river rocks in this bracelet. Jennie used gemstone beads in this woven wire design for endless style at every angle. Learn the technique for yourself and see even more design variations in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandWubbers, Artbeads, Dakota Stones
You can add loose stones to designs in unique ways by creating a backless peyote-stitch bezel. These bezels can be created in coordinating colors to make the stones truly stand out in designs. The small seed beads of the bezel make it easier to stitch the stones into designs. This technique is a great way to enhance the popular Swarovski Rivoli stone, which is what we'll be using in this tutorial.
We love the look of leather and gemstones. These fun bracelets create a braided look around gemstone beads for an earthy, elemental vibe you'll love adding to everyday wear. Choose a strand of Dakota Stones gemstone large-hole beads and your favorite round leather cord and you're on your way making fabulous bracelets for every occasion!
- BrandDakota Stones, Leather Cord USA, BeadSmith
A fabulous field of green color fills these earrings and bracelet. The green fire-polished and TOHO beads are perfectly complemented by layers of coppery Artbeads Designer Wire. Learn the technique for making these pieces in this Artbeads Cafe episode and then take a look at design variations for even more inspiration!
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads, Wubbers
Celebrate Halloween in sparkling style with a pair of fun Swarovski earrings. A unique pendant shape creates a flying bat shape, while Swarovski flatbacks glued in place look like glowing red eyes. Did you receive the kit for these earrings in your order? You'll find the instructions to make the kit here. If you missed out on this free gift with purchase or want to make a fun ghost variation of this style, check out our Perfect Product Pairings below.
To make these simple Celtic knot earrings for St. Patrick's Day, or any day of the year, you just need chain nose pliers and two spare minutes!
This tutorial will help you to add a seed bead bezel around a cabochon using the peyote stitch.
Bright candy colors make this bracelet stand out! The O beads add a silver pop for even more style. This idea makes a great project for kids and is an excellent last minute gift idea. Switch out the colors to suit your taste!
- BrandMiyuki, Beadalon
Guru beads feature three stringing holes and includes a smaller tower bead, which holds the ends of your stringing material together, as seen in this Lapis and Lace Necklace. These beads are traditionally used in Mala jewelry. Malas are used with a prayer, or mantra, to meditate. Many malas feature a guru bead at the center of the design. This focal bead signifies the end of one round in the prayer circle. Learn how to add this meaningful bead to your jewelry designs.
Choose a jewelry wire that is appropriate for the materials that you are working with. The drill holes in the pearls we are using are small so for this piece we will use a finer jewelry wire. To give a more professional look to your jewelry, check out our How to Use a Crimp Cover tutorial.
If you are not confident in the strength of your crimp, you may consider doing two crimps side by side. If you plan on using a crimp cover to conceal your crimp, make sure to leave some space between the crimp and the clasp. Otherwise, when closing the crimp cover, you may end up crimping your clasp as well.
Note: It is important that you use the right size tool for your crimp tubes. For 1mm crimp tubes, we recommend the Micro Crimper. For 2mm crimp tubes, we recommend the Bead Crimper Tool. For 3mm and 4mm crimp tubes, we recommend using either the Mighty Crimper or Bent Chain Nose Pliers. Finally, for round crimp tubes and twisted crimp tubes, we recommend Bent Chain Nose Pliers.
Green and gold tones blend gracefully together in this warm-toned bracelet. Our bracelet measures about 6.25 inches. To extend the length to fit a larger wrist, simply add more jump rings to the ends.
- BrandSwarovski, Miyuki
Rulla beads allow you to create groovy patterns in your beaded designs. This bracelet features a chevron pattern in amazing colors that look like shimmering snakeskin. Learn how to make this bracelet and start using Rulla beads and lots of other unique beads in your designs!
- BrandTOHO, Beadalon
Soft, iridescent shells complement glinting crystals on these lotus blossom hoop earrings. The earrings use light green shades to create a fresh feel of the outdoors. They're perfect for nature lovers and anyone else who enjoys playing in the sunshine.
The wrapped loop is a staple of wire working. It is useful to finish earrings, make links for a chain, or dangle a pendant from a necklace. In this example we will demonstrate how to make a link for a bracelet like the Swarovski Bracelet with Sterling Silver Cross found in our ideas section. To make a wrapped loop you will need wire cutters, round nose pliers and chain nose pliers.
It's easy to create a flat kumihimo braid full of beautiful colors and you can use it in so many ways. Create a belt, use it as a foundation for your necklaces and bracelets, make a headband and more! Follow these steps to start creating your own flat kumihimo braids.
Peyote stitch rings are fun to make and comfortable to wear. With the uniform shape of the Delica beads, you can use the smallest size without difficulty. It's great to practice and they work up quickly. You could be wearing a new ring in less than a couple of hours. Let's get started. These rings are created using an even-count Peyote stitch in size 15 or 11 Delicas. The beads come in amazing mixes that are pleasing alone. A solid color looks cool too!
We made this necklace for a stunning bride with a plunging V-neck gown that had beaded accents. We decided to keep the design fairly simple, so as not to detract from the dress.
Note: We shortened our necklace to 22-inches, you may choose to use the full amount of chain.