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Our Facebook Live Design Challenge videos feature Artbeads Chief Jewelry Designer Cynthia Kimura making jewelry with beads picked out by Becky. This Live Challenge Mix features beautiful Dakota Stones gemstones, fun Czech glass colors, and Nunn Design components. Watch Cynthia design with this mix here.
- BrandDakota Stones, Nunn Design
Collar chains can be worn on shirt collars as a fun accessory for any ensemble. They also make cute accessories on jean jackets and can be used as sweater chains. This collar chain features a brick stitch fox on each end – one with a flower crown and one with a top hat. These foxes look especially adorable at the very tip of a collar. Becky used TOHO Aiko seed beads for consistent color and precise shape while stitching.
Our Facebook Live Design Challenge videos feature Artbeads Chief Jewelry Designer Cynthia Kimura making jewelry with beads picked out by Becky. This Live Challenge Mix features a Patricia Healey copper unicorn pendant and matching Czech glass beads. Watch Cynthia design with this mix here.
- BrandGardanne Beads, Patricia Healey, TOHO, Raven's Journey
Czech glass pear-shaped drops make excellent dangles in jewelry designs. The elongated shape is elegant and stands out in any look. We used messy wrapped loops to attach them to Nunn Design earrings and silk ribbon. You could try them in chain styles, on leather cord, and even with seed beads. This look is so easy to customize to suit your style.
- BrandNunn Design
Enameled items from Gardanne Beads feature vivid colors and patterns that are sure to catch the eye in your jewelry. These earrings simply featured Gardanne Beads pendants attached to stylish hoops with the help of jump rings. They couldn't be easier to make and they make such a style statement!
- BrandGardanne Beads
Rhinestone spacers look great between larger beads, but you can also stack them to create unique effects in your jewelry. In this simple necklace, a stack of rhinestone spacers in various sizes accentuate the beautiful Swarovski pearls and add a little bling. Customize the colors you use to make this look your own. The pendant is easily added to a finished necklace of your choice.
Collar chains can be worn on shirt collars as a fun accessory for any ensemble. They also make cute accessories on jean jackets and can be used as sweater chains. This collar chain features brick stitch squirrels on either end, with dangling acorns between them. Becky used TOHO Aiko seed beads for consistent color and precise shape.
Count down the days to Christmas with this adorable bracelet! Becky created peyote stitch scenes for each of the Twelve Days of Christmas using TOHO Aiko precision cylinder seed beads and stitched them around Czech glass carrier beads. The peyote stitch bands can move around each Carrier bead, so you can display the numbers and turn them to display each scene as it gets closer to Christmas.
Add some fun color patterns to jewelry designs with the help of rhinestone spacers. These beautiful little accents can bring character to any look. Becky used spacers in variegated colors of pink, red, and purple to create an ombre effect between sparkling Swarovski beads at the center of this necklace. Find your favorite colors and make your own look with spacers.
Have fun mixing Swarovski crystals and Dakota Stones gemstones into your designs. Becky combined the sophisticated style of white pearls with the moody look of tourmaline start cut gemstones in these earrings. She also mixed in silver and gold daisy spacers to further illustrate how opposites often attract! Feel free to make these earrings as long or as short as you like by adding more dangles or leaving some off.
- BrandDakota Stones, Swarovski
Mala-style and yoga jewelry are meaningful pieces often made with gemstones to wear while meditating. Since gemstones often have metaphysical properties associated with them, they make great accents for anyone who wants to try meditation or just bring more meaning to their jewelry designs. Becky used Dakota Stones impression jasper beads in this knotted necklace and tassel earrings set, which is said to promote clarity and inner peace.
- BrandSwarovski, Dakota Stones, Griffin
Collar chains can be worn on shirt collars as a fun accessory for any ensemble. They also make cute accessories on jean jackets and can be used as sweater chains. This collar chain features a brick stitch watering can on one side and a bushel of flowers on the other. Multiple strands of chain connect the two cute pieces. Becky used TOHO Aiko seed beads for consistent color and precise shape while stitching.
Show off some Canadian pride with this adorable necklace. The Gardanne Beads heart pendant makes a wonderful backdrop for the sterling silver Canada charm and lovely leaf chain, white silk ribbon, and red wood beads complete the look. If you're not Canadian, you can easily turn this design into a festive holiday style by switching out the Canada charm for a snowflake.
- BrandGardanne Beads
Vintage beads create an inspiring start for this necklace. Becky combined purple and light blue vintage beads in this design. Because these beads have a pearlescent theme, she went with a mermaid theme completed perfectly with the Green Girl Studios pendant at the center. You can watch Becky and Cynthia make this necklace and other pieces with the vintage beads on our Facebook page.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, Green Girl Studios
Our Facebook Live Design Challenge videos feature Artbeads Chief Jewelry Designer Cynthia making jewelry with beads picked out by Becky. This Live Challenge Mix features beautiful blue and bronze tones inspired by a furnace glass bamboo bead. Watch Cynthia design with this mix here.
- BrandGardanne Beads, Dakota Stones, Swarovski
Fire-polished beads create mesmerizing patterns within Nunn Design wire frames in these earrings. These wire-wrapped earrings are easy to create and you can get creative with the colors of the beads and the shapes you make within the frame. Make this design your own and find your favorite Fire-Polish colors to display.
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Nunn Design makes beautiful components that work together effortlessly. These earrings feature bold earring components from the Nunn Design 2018 Winter Collection paired with eye pin paddles that dangle beautifully from the bottom of the earring shape. These earrings come together in minutes and look super stylish. Play around with different Nunn Design components to find a style you love!
- BrandNunn Design
Czech glass Ginkgo Leaf Beads are wonderful to work with thanks to their unique shape and two-hole design. Becky came up with this simple stringing project on multiple strands of stretch cord. The multi-strand design allows you to create a striped effect with the beads and the Ginkgo beads nest up beautifully within the pattern.
- BrandMatubo, TOHO
This necklace showcases Ginkgo Leaf Beads in a custom pendant style that nests the beads together. The unique shape of the beads is perfect for using together like this, whether you are stringing or bead weaving. You can use small round beads like the Swarovski crystal beads we used to fill any gaps in the design.
- BrandMatubo, Swarovski
If you're thinking of making jewelry for your bridesmaids or flower girls, this is the perfect design. The Czech glass flowers and beautiful silk ribbon are a great touch for any bridal party ensemble. Switch up the colors to match your wedding colors or make a version for the bride. You can see more of this necklace and other great wedding jewelry ideas in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, Raven's Journey
Our Facebook Live Design Challenge videos feature Artbeads Chief Jewelry Designer making jewelry with beads picked out by Becky. This Live Challenge Mix features glistening fire-polished beads, bold TOHO 3/0 seed beads and the TierraCast Blossom collection. Watch Cynthia design with this mix here.
- BrandSwarovski, TOHO, Raven's Journey, TierraCast
If you want to dress up your next pair of sunglasses, try Swarovski flatbacks. We also added in some Swarovski pearls and CzechMates Cabochon beads for the perfect mix of colors. Once you've decorated your sunglasses, make sure you never lose them with a customized sunglasses holder! Our example features fun tassels and Beadlinx chain.
- BrandBeadlinx, CzechMates, Swarovski, TOHO
Simple components come together to create an organic style in this necklace. Becky layered three Nunn Design drops together, along with TierraCast spacers for added texture. She strung them onto cotton cord to keep the organic theme going. With knots on either side of the drops, she kept the components in place and added to the textured look.
- BrandNunn Design, TierraCast
Druzy links from Dakota Stones feature a wonderful glittering effect that's sure to stand out in your jewelry designs. This necklace features druzy links in different shapes and colors for an on-trend look that will complement summer beach styles, fall layers, and every look in between.
- BrandDakota Stones