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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
Miyuki Tila Beads blend beautifully with a dazzling Artbeads Designer Blend featuring Swarovski Crystals in this multi-strand bracelet. A clever stringing pattern ensures all of the strands stay together. The addition of TOHO Demi Rounds adds even more blue color and keeps the beads lined up nicely. This bracelet will make a stunning accent to any ensemble.
- BrandTOHO, Miyuki, Artbeads, Swarovski
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
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.
- BrandNunn 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.
TOHO Treasure seed beads are cylinder seed beads that line up beautifully in popular seed bead stitches, like brick stitch. They come in amazingly vibrant colors, so you can create eye-catching cuties like this pineapple. Becky came up with the pattern using our free seed bead graph paper. You can follow the instructions to make a pineapple like hers or print off some graph paper and come up with your own creation.
Nunn Design components include sleek shapes that work wonderfully together. Becky used a simple rectangle pendant inside a wire frame for a minimalist style statement that will work with any ensemble. We love how she used mixed silver and gold finishes in this design, but you could certainly stick to all silver components to match the pendant.
- BrandNunn Design, TOHO
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.
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
Swarovski crystals are the perfect accent for creating dazzling styles. These long earrings are a statement piece that are sure to attract attention. They're perfect for weddings, especially if you have an understated wedding dress. You can also pair them with a little black dress for an unforgettable night out. We kept our earrings long for the ultimate sparkle, but you can shorten them for a more casual take on this look.
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.
It's easy to combine Nunn Design components with each other, because they work flawlessly together. These earrings combine a beautiful organic hoop component with flat triangle dangles. These earrings are a statement for sure, yet versatile enough to wear anywhere. To add some color, change out the True2 Micro Beads dangling in front of the triangles.
- 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
Carrier beads are unique Czech glass beads with a rectangular shape and two stringing holes. They look great when used on their own, but you can also decorate them with peyote stitch bands. This allows you to create custom jewelry filled with your own personal style and your favorite colors. Learn how to make this bracelet and start adding carrier beads to your jewelry designs.
- BrandLeather Cord USA, TOHO
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.
Brick stitch is the perfect way to express yourself during the holiday season. This clever stitch allows you to create endless styles, whether it's for Halloween or another occasion. Becky designed this spooky Halloween tombstone and ghost with our free seed bead graph paper. Then, she brought them to life with the amazingly precise TOHO Aiko seed beads. Learn how to make them for yourself for some hauntingly fun style.
Did you know we offer TOHO seed beads and Czech glass beads plated or lined with 24 karat gold? These beautiful beads are the perfect way to add some luxury to your jewelry designs. They make quite the high-end statement when used together or you can try them as shining accents to other beads. Remember, these seed beads are available by the tube, so you'll have enough for several projects!
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
These Nunn Design heart dangles are perfect for simple and sleek jewelry designs. These earrings feature a small Swarovski bicone dangle at the front for a pop of color. You can switch up the colors for a more personalized take on this design. Try bicones in birthstone colors for a meaningful style.
- BrandNunn Design, Swarovski
Nunn Design's 2018 Winter Collection includes gorgeous organic-inspired pieces that are sure to stand out in designs. Becky used the organic hoop from the collection as the focal point of her necklace. Silk ribbon is looped around the hoop for an easy necklace that can be tied to any length. She also dangled a Nunn Design bezel charm holding a Swarovski cushion stone for a pop of contrasting color. Switch up the colors of the ribbon and the crystal to make this look your own.
- BrandNunn Design, Swarovski
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
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
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.
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