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Swarovski crystal and Dakota Stones gemstones are a wonderful match. The sparkle of the Swarovski crystals contrasts nicely with the organic appeal of the cuprite beads in this necklace. A beautiful tassel focal completes the look, adding some bohemian flair. This necklace is perfect for beachy summer styles, cozy fall styles, and everything in between.
- BrandSwarovski, Dakota Stones, Raven's Journey
Cheri wanted to show just how easy it is to use up any leftover beads you may have from other projects. Often, beads are available by the strand or you over estimate how many beads you need for a project. Keep those leftovers and put them to good use in a crochet design! In this tutorial, you'll learn how to approximately estimate how many beads and how much thread you'll need for a bead crochet project. See this project and more ideas for using your jewelry-making leftovers in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandRaven's Journey, TOHO
Wrap bracelets are a fun way to showcase beautiful beads. Cheri paired up different Czech glass styles in coordinating blue shades in this lovely design. You can make this bracelet as long or as short as you like. The technique is easy, so you'll want to keep going and going. See more inspiration for creating wrap bracelets in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandRaven's Journey, Leather Cord USA, TierraCast
We put Cynthia and Cheri to the test in our necklace stringing Artbeads Cafe episode. We presented them with a beautiful array of beads to come up with necklace designs on the spot. Cheri was immediately drawn to the Golem Design Studio bead in this piece. She paired it with Dakota Stones gemstones and Czech glass in a rich look that speaks to her unique style.
- BrandDakota Stones, TOHO, Golem Design Studio, Raven's Journey
Tahitian Look crystal pearls from Swarovski feature an exotic shimmer that stands out in jewelry designs. Cheri paired them with Czech glass and other Swarovski beads in long crochet necklace strand. Loop this necklace twice around your neck for a multi-strand effect. This necklace features beads from the Swarovski Innovations for Fall/Winter 2019/20. See more Innovations here.
- BrandRaven's Journey, TOHO, Swarovski
You can create a magical mix of colors in your jewelry designs with Vintaj Patinas. Cheri used three different Patina colors to create the swirling turquoise green and blue effect on her filigree chandeliers. Try playing with different combinations of colors to come up with your own look for these earrings. Find more inspiration for using Vintaj components in your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandVintaj, Raven's Journey
Sunset Harvest colors are on display in this lovely wrap bracelet. The Czech glass beads feature the hazy fuchsia pink color of a sinking sunset sky, while the bronze finish adds a warm glow. Small tourmaline beads bring in more pink colors, along with greens and whites. Cheri was so inspired by these colors, she decided to create a longer wrap bracelet. See more inspiration for creating wrap bracelets in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandLeather Cord USA, Dakota Stones, Raven's Journey
A Grace Lampwork focal makes a tropical statement in this beaded necklace. The focal is perfectly complemented by lovely vintage TOHO beads that bring more playful color but elegant shine, as well. Touches of soft pink and little pops of black provide the perfect contrast to the beautiful blue colors on display. Since our vintage TOHO beads are available in limited supply, make sure to check out our Perfect Product Pairings below for other beads you could easily use in this design.
- BrandGrace Lampwork Beads, TOHO, Raven's Journey
When creating wrap bracelets, it's always fun to match the leather you're using with different bead colors and sizes. The beads and leather in this bracelet are full of warm Autumn color, and the different sizes create a wavy effect in the design. You can see more fun ideas for creating wrap bracelets in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandRaven's Journey, Leather Cord USA, Dakota Stones
Unique shapes make simple stringing projects stand out. Cheri used a Swarovski Galactic bead at the center of this bracelet, along with dangling laser-etched dagger beads. Together, they create a look full of dimension and gleaming color that looks intricate but is easy to achieve!
- BrandRaven's Journey, Swarovski
Sometimes after finishing your jewelry-making projects, you might have beads leftover that you just don't know how to use. There may not be enough for a beaded strand or they don't match other beads you have. This example is a great way to use up those little amounts of leftovers and turn them into a stylish necklace design. These variations are inspired by Cheri's Stormy Weather Necklace. See these projects and more ideas for using your jewelry-making leftovers in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandRaven's Journey, Dakota Stones
This simple expandable copper bangle is perfect for showcasing unique charms. Cheri simply added a beautiful green enameled leaf charm from Gardanne Beads for a look that will carry your fall fashion straight into spring. Choose your favorite charm and add it to this bracelet for instant style!
- BrandGardanne Beads, Raven's Journey