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The colors of Canyon Rapids come together in this bracelet. Cheri combined copper, coral, and turquoise seed beads in a mesmerizing Cellini spiral stitch rope. The swirling pattern comes to a point at the center of the bracelet, where she added a fun tassel. You can see more ideas for all kinds of bead stitches in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
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
It's fun to come up with new ways to use some of your favorite items. These earrings feature a hoop made from Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire looped around with the help of crimp tubes. This fun look allows you to showcase beads at the center of the hoop, like the Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend and Swarovski heart we used here. 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 more, we've provided a shopping list so you can recreate them on your own!
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski
There are so many ways to mix your beads with other materials like fabric and yarn. Cheri created this bracelet with TOHO seed beads and ribbons and yarns on the Ricks Beading Loom. She even knotted her fabrics on the edges of her bracelet to add even more style. You can see more ideas for adding fabrics and fibers into your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe Episode.
Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends are wonderful options for freeform patterns like the one in this 2-drop peyote stitch bracelet. The colors work perfectly together, allowing you to pick up beads at random and see where your imagination takes you. See more inspiration for using Designer Seed Bead Blends in your designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, TOHO
Sleek and sweet style combine wonderfully in these bracelets. Czech glass beads in watermelon colors add a juicy touch of color and the flower clasps provide a whimsical touch. The silvery Teacup beads and rounds add just the right amount of sophistication. You can wear these bracelets stacked together or all on their own. Once you learn the technique, choose your favorite bead colors and charms to make even more.
Seed beads make it easy to express yourself in jewelry designs. Cheri used TOHO Treasures to create cute patterns that will add a loving touch to your style. She created a heart and arrow design in the rings she made, but you could easily use these seed beads to create words and other shapes. The TOHO Treasures are fun to work with, thanks to their uniform and cylindrical shape.
Bead embroidery allows you to dream up any pattern possible! Cheri created a beautiful tree filled with swirling style and fun patterns. Seed beads and colorful thread helped her make a wonderful style straight from her imagination. You can find more inspiration for creating little embroidery pieces that make your style stand out in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandHana Thread, TOHO
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with this versatile bracelet which is suitable for both men and women! Using a simple weave technique, this design produces an evenly spaced band of beads and can incorporate any colors you choose.
- BrandSwarovski, Griffin
Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends offer beautiful color combinations to inspire your designs. Cheri used our Black Jade Blend along with fire-polished beads and bugle beads in these fun fringe earrings. She used the colors in the Blend to inspire her color choices for the other beads in the design. You can see more inspiration for using some of our Seed Bead Blends in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, Miyuki
It's fun to try the Russian spiral stitch in different color ways to see what kind of looks you can come up with. Cheri tried the stitch in both blue and orange colors to show how different the stitch looks when you switch up the colors. You can also switch up your bead shapes to create even more variation within the stitch. Learn how to do the Russian spiral stitch and see more design inspiration in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
The Swarovski Innovations for Spring/Summer 2019 feature an intense Majestic Blue crystal color and an elegant Iridescent Dove Grey pearl coating that work wonderfully together. Cheri used these beads along with Grace Lampwork focal beads for a lovely jewelry set that shows off the beauty of classic style. Wear this set throughout winter and into spring. Shop all of the Innovations for Spring/Summer 2019 and get inspired to make even more!
- BrandGrace Lampwork Beads, Swarovski
Layer up the color and style in your looks with these bracelets. Using square knots and shining links, our designer Cheri Carlson created trendy bracelets that are easy to make and fun to wear. Switch up the colors and links used to match your personality!
- BrandDazzle-It, TierraCast
Celebrate the holidays with the sparkle of Swarovski BeCharmed Beads. The beads at the center of these chain tassel necklaces glitter with stars and fireworks, perfect for Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. Choose your favorite or make all three for fabulous accessory options throughout the holiday season.
Our Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends each include the perfect colors to use together in your jewelry designs. You can mix them up at random or use them to create cool patterns in your projects. Cheri made a diagonal striped pattern within her peyote stitch bracelet by combining the colors of the Succulent Designer Blend and the Silver Slipper Designer Blend.
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads
Tropical colors and sea shell charms make this bracelet stand out as sea-worthy! When using bold and colorful silk ribbon, all you need are a few embellishments for an effective jewelry design. The soft, finished ends of the ribbon can easily be wrapped around the wrist in an easy-going style. Mix up the ribbon color and charms for a whole new style.
The Russian spiral stitch allows you to create amazing beaded designs full of mesmerizing style. Cheri used Czech glass fire-polished beads in rainbow colors to create this ombre-style bracelet. She stitched the ends together to show the continuous beauty of the stitch. Learn how to do the Russian spiral stitch and see more design inspiration in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
Golem Design Studio cabochons are a beautiful option for your jewelry designs that deserve equally beautiful finishing touches. These Anna Bronze settings are made to work perfectly with these floral cabochons, for a harmonious look that's easy to add to your designs. Cheri paired them with silk ribbon and leather from Leather Cord USA.
- BrandAnna Bronze, Leather Cord USA, Golem Design Studio
Use O beads in all new ways by learning how to make these bracelets. These peyote stitch stunners receive unique embellishments in the form of O beads paired with TOHOs in colors that match the bracelets perfectly. These bracelets are the perfect way to add more color to your style!
- BrandKO Thread, TOHO, Miyuki
Swarovski Velvet Brown pearls make a fabulous focal in these beaded earrings. Seed beads and Swarovski bicones featuring the Shimmer effect surround the decadent pearls, adding texture, dimension, and color. You can see more ideas featuring fun Swarovski pieces in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, TOHO
With the Ricks beading loom, you can create psychedelic patterns within your jewelry. Cheri crated her own pattern full of mesmerizing swirls in groovy colors. You can see more of this bracelet and find more inspiration for creating loomed jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandMiyuki, KO Thread
Beadlinx chain makes a wonderful foundation for a variety of jewelry designs. It's easy to use as-is because it features links with beads already attached. You can also have fun making your own links with other beads to intersperse throughout the chain. You can even take the beads from the chain and use them in new ways. Cheri does it all in this cute necklace. For more ideas about using chain in your jewelry, check out this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, Vintaj, Beadlinx