A chorus of captivating colors come to life in these dangling earrings. The crystal bicones and drops perfectly pick up the hypnotic purple and green colors of the pearls at the center. Crystal Paradise Shine and Iridescent Purple are two colors from the Fall/Winter 2015/16 Swarovski Innovations that work perfectly together every time!
Two-hole beads open up a world of possibility for your jewelry designs! Cynthia used Kheops par Puca triangle beads along with Miyuki Half Tila beads to create a fun pattern in these dangling earrings. You can discover even more two-hole beads and jewelry inspiration in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandKO Thread, Miyuki
Here is a slight twist on the traditional rosary. Instead of wire looped links it is all strung on Soft Flex stringing wire. Simple to make, but precise in design, so follow the count on the instructions closely.
Add peaceful style to your looks with this Serene bracelet. Wood and gemstone beads make meaningful accents to the TierraCast lotus and Buddha components in this design. Amazonite is said to balance energy, while promoting harmony and universal love. Wood beads provide an earthy, nature-loving backdrop. Gemstones and wood are both often used in yoga jewelry and mala designs. Use them to make a jewelry piece that speaks to you!
- BrandTierraCast, Dakota Stones
The beauty of powder blue impression jasper is that the sky blue color of the stone is often accented with a peachy pink matrix. This inspiring combination allows you to pull in more color when creating jewelry. Cynthia paired these Dakota Stones gemstone beads with swaying tassels and regal gold findings for an unforgettable display.
- BrandDakota Stones
Mixing and matching different gemstone types is fun to do! Cynthia brought lapis lazuli beads and mixed impression jasper roundels together for an eclectic and colorful look. The varying shapes, colors and sizes create a playful style that can be worn with anything. The Dakota Stones gemstones certainly look marvelous with the TierraCast spacers and toggle clasp. Let this Gemstone Medley inspire you to add gemstone beads to your next design!
- BrandDakota Stones, TierraCast
You can create a bohemian and exotic look with the help of crescent pendants. Cynthia layered two into this necklace for a look full of dangling fun. Feather and flower charms give this necklace a carefree feel. You can see more ideas for creating exotic and global-inspired jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
This lovely multi-strand necklace boasts gleaming seed beads and sparkling Swarovski rounds in fresh spring colors paired with rich layers of leather and beautiful swirling designs in tube beads and TierraCast spacers. A Seed Bead Blend and Swarovski Blend from the Artbeads Designer Series help make this spring dream come true.
- BrandLeather Cord USA, Artbeads
In these earrings, the dramatic look of skull flatbacks combine with the soft beauty of Crystal Iridescent Light Blue pearls. Cynthia effortlessly added the skulls to this look with help from glue pads. Choose your favorite flatbacks for an all new look. Discover even more inspiration for adding Swarovski components to your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, TierraCast
The tubular herringbone stitch is given a rustic look in this Ponderosa Pines bracelet. An Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend provides the perfect combination of earthy colors, while Rizo beads bring new pine needle dimension to the design. This bracelet is easy to make and looks fabulous, so get started today!
- BrandTOHO, TierraCast, Artbeads, FireLine
Our Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends are a great option for making your own beaded beads. The colors are perfectly matched, so you can start designing right away! Cynthia used peyote stitch to create the beaded beads that decorate these necklaces. See even more inspiration for beaded beads in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, KO Thread, Miyuki, TOHO
Beaded beads can turn your jewelry designs into stunning custom creations everyone will love! This necklace features beaded beads made with the peyote stitch and seed beads from an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend. Flat chain is an outstanding backdrop for the beaded focal point of this necklace. Wow everyone by learning how to make this necklace today!
- BrandTierraCast, Swarovski, Miyuki
The masculine color palette of this timeless Rosary is ideal as a gift for the man in your life. Use it during Easter, first communions or during times of prayer.
Gardanne Beads components make wonderful starts for any design. Cynthia was inspired by the misty and stony green colors and subtle red hints of the heart charm at the center of this necklace. The colors found in the heart inspired the rest of the colors on display! Get inspired by other Gardanne Beads components in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, Gardanne Beads, TierraCast
Artbeads Designer Blends featuring Swarovski Crystal are perfect for creating inspiring color palettes in your designs. Cynthia used our Warm Autumn blend to create a display reminiscent of leaves changing color in the fall. TierraCast leaf and tree charms add to the harvest-time feeling. See more ideas for kumihimo projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, JBB, S-Lon (Super-Lon), Artbeads, BeadSmith
This bold choker starts with Leather Cord USA leather for a striking base, then layers a curved tube bead with a dangling Gardanne Beads enameled focal piece. The result is an unforgettable design that is sure to turn heads. You can find more inspiration for creating choker necklaces in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandGardanne Beads, Leather Cord USA
SuperDuos allow you to create jewelry that looks unique! Cynthia created these simple bracelets with her favorite SuperDuos and one of our exclusive Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends. You can use your favorite seed beads and SuperDuos to create your own version of these SuperDuo Delights!
- BrandMiyuki, TOHO, KO Thread, Artbeads
Stand out in your style with a beautiful focal including a Dakota Stones druzy and a Leather Cord USA suede tassel. These items combine for an effortless bohemian look. The subtle copper accents really add warmth to this textured look. You can find more inspiration for adding tassels to your jewelry in our Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandDakota Stones, Leather Cord USA
Czech glass flowers and Dakota Stones rondelles are a perfect match in this lively multi-strand bracelet design. The zoisite beads are filled with refreshing green and sweet fuchsia colors that blend well with the lush color of the Czech glass flowers. Add this Hibiscus Treasure to your collection today.
- BrandDakota Stones
Regal colors come to life in this tubular herringbone bracelet. Cynthia used beads from an Artbeads Designer Blend featuring Swarovski Crystal to achieve the perfect color palette for her project. You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Miyuki, Swarovski
The Pacific Northwest boasts coastal beauty like no other. On a Pacific Northwest beach, you can see towering trees and wildflowers lining the shores, as dark water and brown seaweed churn and wave. It's a unique sight full of its own splendor. This necklace combines Czech glass, wood beads, Gardanne Beads enameled items, and Nunn Design charms to capture the majesty that can only be found on such a beach.
- BrandGardanne Beads, Nunn Design
Regaliz offers hollow cord options that slide easily onto memory wire. They allow you to create unique memory wire designs that will stand out as polished and professional. Cynthia used the hollow corduroy rubber cord and braided cork cord for this stylish necklace and bracelet set. Eye-catching tube beads complete the look on both pieces. You can see more inspiration for using memory wire in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandRegaliz, BeadSmith
- BrandMiyuki, S-Lon (Super-Lon)
Floral detailing and rich tones give this rosary an ornate appearance. Make this rosary as a hand-crafted gift for a friend who shares your faith, or use it yourself for daily prayers and mediations. It is created using simple stringing techniques and can be made in less than an hour. This rosary can be altered to incorporate a crucifix instead of a simple cross charm, if desired.