The Ancient Roman Empire was known for opulence, art and power. Emperors and fine ladies would have surely adorned themselves with jewelry like this bracelet. Seed beads in rich purple and gold colors add a striking balance to the enchanting Miyuki Half Tila beads at the center of this herringbone design. Make this bracelet for yourself and add regal Roman style to your collection of treasures!
- BrandTOHO, KO Thread, Miyuki
To start the technique for making the seed bead caps for the tassels, string 30 Miyuki 11/0 Duracoat galvanized Muscat bronze Delicas onto the thread, tie the thread in a circle, and knot. Add one more row of Muscat bronze Delicas using the tubular peyote technique.
- BrandBeadalon, BeadSmith, TOHO, Miyuki, KO Thread
There are endless ways to finish designs featuring the peyote stitch. This bracelet features the stitch folded over D ring components from TierraCast. This unique technique adds flawless style to the bracelet. You'll find even more ideas for incorporating TierraCast components into your designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTierraCast, Miyuki, KO Thread
Create a beautiful message of hope in your jewelry with our templates for creating breast cancer awareness bracelets. Choose from bracelets displaying the word "Hope" or "Survivor" to show everyone that you are fighting for a cause close to your heart. These bracelets are made using The Ricks Beading Loom.
- BrandMiyuki, KO Thread
You can use memory wire to easily create a fabulous ring design! This ring is embellished with seed beads and leaf cabochons for a look that will add enchantment to your style. You can see more inspiration for creating memory wire jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandMiyuki, Beadalon
Seed beads can be used in so many ways when designing jewelry. If you love the look of loomed jewelry but want to skip the loom, this wrap bracelet makes a great alternative. The seed beads are wrapped between leather cord, so you can make fun patterns, just like on a loom! The leather cord adds cool texture to the outside of the design. Learn how to make this bracelet with the instructions below and see where seed beads can take you in your jewelry designs.
- BrandLeather Cord USA, Miyuki, KO Thread, TierraCast
Dreamy bead colors and delicate antique brass accents create a Midsummer Night's Dream in this bracelet design. You'll definitely feel like you're dreaming when you wear this surprisingly lightweight multi-strand piece!
- BrandJBB, Miyuki, Dakota Stones
Sometimes the simplest of techniques are made extraordinary by the right color pattern. Cheri came up with this captivating pattern for her loomed bracelet and the results are truly enchanting. The pop of shining silver really makes the block design come alive in a mesmerizing way. Learn how to make this bracelet and add Hypnotic Blocks to your style!
- BrandMiyuki, KO Thread
Best friends are always coming up with secret ways to communicate with each other. Why not try it with jewelry? These bracelets feature Morse code messages within the bead pattern. Use them to spell out names of friends, fun phrases and other words to add some personality to your style. This is a great project for moms and daughters to do together!
- BrandMiyuki, Griffin
Christmas fantasies come to life in these colorful ornaments. We decorated these simple ornaments with Miyuki Delicas and O beads to celebrate the holiday season in unique style. This is the perfect project for creating your own ornaments! Choose the best colors to match the rest of your Christmas decor and watch these ornaments twinkle and turn among the lights of the tree.
Like a breeze in the trees, this necklace features leaves that dangle beautifully! The delicate leaf pendants are the perfect complement to the Czech glass beads and Miyuki seed beads. This necklace is easy to make with the instructions provided below!
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.
- BrandMiyuki, Artbeads
Tassels and seed beads look so good together, especially in these earrings. Cheri created a fun brick stitch pattern and finished the look with tassels dangling below. You can create tassels out of all kinds of materials. Cheri used S-Lon cord for these beauties. Find more inspiration for adding tassels to your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandBeadSmith, Miyuki
You can customize your jewelry designs in unique ways with the help of metal stamps. This fun tassel necklace features a cube bead displaying a tree stamp along with family initials, for a design that speaks to your heritage or a growing family tree. See more ways to incorporate metal stamps into your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandImpressArt, Miyuki, BeadSmith
A pear fancy stone featuring the Royal Green Shiny Lacquer effect takes center stage in this peyote stitch ring! The lush green color of the stone really stands out against the rose gold and champagne seed beads. This fancy stone is part of the Swarovski Innovations for Fall/Winter 2017-18.
- BrandKO Thread, TOHO, Swarovski, Miyuki
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
Colorful chevron stripes turn this bracelet into an eye-catcher! Cheri created this fabulous pattern and knew she had to try it out on the Ricks beading loom. The colors look like a rainbow splash of fun! Learn how to make this bracelet and make sure everyone notices your colorful style.
- BrandKO Thread, Miyuki
This regal bracelet combines a beaded netting pattern with luxurious pink and gold colors for a look full of luxury. Follow the step-by-step instructions to learn how to make the netted pattern featured in this bracelet. For a printable version of these instructions, use the Alexandria Instructions PDF. The technique is simple and the results are stunning!
- BrandTOHO, KO Thread, Miyuki
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
The herringbone stitch makes a beautiful backdrop for Czech glass Forget-Me-Not flower beads. This fun beaded look offers the chance to create custom pendants in a variety of colors to suit your style. Learn the technique below and make your own!
- BrandTOHO, Miyuki
Refreshing Delica colors and Celtic-inspired buttons create a look that stirs up images of vastly green highland hills on a crisp and sunny morning. Beautiful rolo chain adds a sturdy foundation to this already stunning piece. Learn how to make this multi-strand beauty and add breathtaking style to any ensemble!
- BrandSoft Flex, Miyuki
The colors of our Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends are fascinating and fashionable and work wonderfully in patterns. Cheri used the colors in our Cranberry Bog Designer Blend to create the pattern for this herringbone bracelet. The result is a fabulous bracelet that looks refreshing and delicious. Drink in all of the beauty and then learn how to make it with these step-by-step instructions!
- BrandMiyuki, Swarovski, Artbeads, KO Thread
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!
- BrandTOHO, Miyuki, KO Thread
The herringbone stitch is what makes this bracelet so hypnotic. The turquoise beads at the center of the stitch look like a river flowing past tranquil green banks. This bracelet not only looks great, but feels great when wearing it! Learn how to make this bracelet and add a Herringbone River to your style!
- BrandMiyuki, KO Thread, TOHO