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When you have the perfect mix of colors, it's easy to create fabulous jewelry. Our Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend feature dazzling color palettes that allow you to focus on designing without having to pick out colors. Cheri created this loomed bracelet using a random pattern of seed beads from our Lilac Designer Blend. You can see more ideas for using Designer Blends in your projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, KO Thread, TOHO
TOHO Treasure seed beads feature amazing colors that really draw attention. Cheri paired some splashy red and orange colors to make this cute brick stitch goldfish. Once you learn the techniques for this piece, you can come up with all kinds of different critters to create. You'll love working with the Treasures, too, because they line up nicely and are very consistent. See more inspiration for small brick stitch pieces and even some peyote stitch projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandFireLine, TOHO
Have you ever thought up a beautiful focal for your designs but couldn't find the perfect colors or matching charms to fit your vision? Bring your vision to life with brick stitch! You can create all kinds of shapes with this simple stitch. Once you've created the perfect shape, showcase it in a bracelet like Cheri did, or try something else. You can sew a pin onto the back, dangle them from earrings, and more. See more inspiration for small brick stitch pieces and even some peyote stitch projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
Orca whales are known for their black and white markings. These colors look slick and smooth underwater and also glisten beautifully above the surface of the sea. The SuperDuo beads on display in this bracelet capture that look wonderfully. The SuperDuo Duet beads shimmer back and forth from black to white thanks to their special dual coating, while a diamond pattern at the center of the bracelet adds even more detail.
- BrandTOHO, Matubo, TierraCast
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
MiniDuo beads create a beautiful diamond pattern in this exceptional bracelet idea! The tapered shapes are perfect for creating a larger diamond focal at the center of the bracelet. Learn how to make this bracelet and start adding MiniDuo beads to your jewelry designs!
- BrandTOHO, Matubo
Brick stitch allows you to create almost any kind of shape imaginable! The fun part of the stitch is that it's easy to increase and decrease to suit your needs. Cheri used the stitch to create this adorable elephant. See more inspiration for small brick stitch pieces and even some peyote stitch projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandKO Thread, TOHO
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
You can create something special with DiamonDuo Mini Beads. They are a more compact version of DiamonDuo beads. They still feature two stringing holes, just like their larger counterparts, so they are fun to weave with. Cheri used the DiamonDuo Mini Beads in this scaled down version of her Sapphire Night bracelet. She even created a fun button with the beads to match the rest of the bracelet.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski
TOHO Treasures are wonderful cylinder seed beads that work really well when stitched together. They are uniform in size and exhibit vibrant colors, so they look great in any stitch. Cheri used TOHO Treasure beads in the perfect colors to match the Matubo Czech glass Rivoli for her ring. Choose your favorite Rivoli and seed beads to create a variation of this look.
- BrandMatubo, TOHO
On dark nights, stars twinkle like sapphires! This bracelet looks like a mysterious night sky glinting with the magical sparkle of far-off stars. DiamonDuo beads provide fabulous dimension, while Swarovski crystal in a gleaming Jet color add to the dark look.
- BrandSwarovski, TOHO
Beautiful shades of deep blue come together in this bracelet to create a look that speaks of the night sky gleaming with stars. Cheri used an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend for an easy color palette for this loomed piece. With slightly larger fire-polished beads thrown into the mix, this bracelet has a subtle wavy texture to the edges. Discover more inspiration for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads
The colors of the seed beads in this bracelet dance together, creating a cheerful display of shining style. The perfectly-coordinated colors come from an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend. With the colors already picked out for you, you can concentrate on learning the Cubic Right Angle Weave when making this bracelet!
- BrandTOHO, B&B Benbassat, Artbeads, KO Thread
When you combine amazing colors from Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend with the fun loom technique, you can create an unforgettable Summer Tapestry. The colors from the Designer Blends work wonderfully together in this pattern inspired by beautiful patterns found in tapestries. Learn how to make this bracelet to play with color in your designs. You'll also learn how to add selvage to your loomed pieces. For more inspiration on how to use Designer Blends, check out this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads
With the right beads, you can create shapes straight out of your imagination. Cheri used CzechMates Cabochon Beads and Czech glass Prong Beads to create a sea urchin style in her necklace. By attaching Cabochon Beads in different colors to each other, she even made this unique look reversible, giving you even more style options. Learn how to make this necklace and then start dreaming up your own beaded creations using these beads.
- BrandCzechMates, TOHO
For a winning display in your style, try combining seed beads with delicate chain! Slide seed beads over the chain to make quick necklaces that you can layer together or wear alone. Switch up the colors to create a look suited to your taste. You can see more ideas for creating delicate jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
Not all 8/0 seed beads will fit over the chain used in this project. Because these seed beads are a tight fit over the chain, you may have to try out different beads in the batch to find ones that fit.
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.
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
Make your way down a peyote-stitch path this Halloween with our Trick-or-Treat Trail bracelet. Flecks of colorful seed beads are scattered in among the matte black bracelet, while festive fringe creates a bright backdrop. This bracelet is sure to sweeten your holiday style! You can see more of it and other Halloween ideas in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTierraCast, TOHO, Swarovski, Artbeads, 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
Warm colors of baked earth create a breathtaking display in this bracelet. SuperDuos are stitched together in a unique pattern that will add mesmerizing accents to your style. The red clay and dark copper colors are perfect for fall attire, a summer evening out or any other occasion!
- BrandTierraCast, TOHO, KO Thread
Dusty colors of the desert and a fun loomed pattern give this seed bead bracelet a Southwest feel. With the Ricks Beading Loom, you can create all kinds of fun patterns. See more ideas for creating patterns with this loom in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, KO Thread, TierraCast
Lovely tones of copper are the star of this peyote stitch creation! Cheri used seed beads from an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend to achieve this eye-catching color palette. She complemented the seed beads with small fire-polished beauties to finish the look. Discover more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends in your designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandKO Thread, TierraCast, Artbeads, TOHO
Nefertiti was an ancient queen of Egypt and this bracelet looks like a treasure she would have worn. The beautiful patterns are created on the Ricks Beading Loom. Our designer Cheri mixed Czech glass roundels with seed beads for an opulent look fit for an Egyptian queen!
- BrandBeadSmith, TOHO, AlaCarte Clasps, S-Lon (Super-Lon), KO Thread