Beautiful textures combine in this breathtaking necklace design. Cynthia created a textured foundation for the highly detailed Russian artist focal bead by sliding a seed bead Cellini spiral stitch rope over strands of rich leather. A Kabela Design filigree holds the focal in place magnificently. Accents like TierraCast findings and textured rings complete this look you'll love creating and wearing.
- BrandMiyuki, TierraCast, Leather Cord USA, Kabela Design, KO Thread, TOHO, Tulip
The double flat spiral stitch creates a breathtaking display in Cynthia's bracelet. This stitch is simple to accomplish and the results are simply stunning! Switch up the colors and sizes of the beads used for a whole new look. We like to use beads from the Artbeads Designer Series to create a perfectly-coordinated color palette.
- BrandArtbeads, TOHO, Swarovski, FireLine
On misty seaside mornings, there is nothing more relaxing than to watch the gentle waves lap up against the sandy shore. Small pebbles tumble and glint in the water, catching light off the sun and clumps of seaweed multiply with each wave. This bracelet captures the feel of calm beaches perfectly and will leave you absolutely Sea Struck.
- BrandTOHO, Dakota Stones
Mysterious and captivating colors combine in this wondrous necklace design. Cynthia used Designer Blends from the Artbeads Designer Series to create the perfect bead embroidered backdrop for her Czech glass button focal. Silk ribbon in sultry nighttime colors complete this look, perfect for an evening out!
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski, TOHO, Hana Thread, Angel Findings, BeadSmith
Step into woodland whimsy with this Dragonfly Daydream necklace. With its fresh, modern colors and enchanting beaded accents, this necklace will become the focus of any stylish look.
- BrandLacy's Stiff Stuff, TOHO, Nymo
The Cellini spiral stitch creates a dazzling effect in these bracelets. Seed beads of different colors and sizes create a spiraling effect that can't be beat! The colors are perfectly matched thanks to the use of Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends. Follow the instructions below to learn how to make Cellini spiral bracelets of your own.
- BrandMiyuki, TOHO, KO Thread
Bring some texture and dimension to your seed bead designs with Czech glass Minos Par Puca Beads and TOHO Demi Rounds. They really make the look pop in this memory wire creation. Switch up the colors to suit your style. You can see more inspiration for using memory wire in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, BeadSmith
Dragonflies are magical and mysterious creatures that flit through the air with shining beauty. This bold necklace captures that enigmatic style perfectly. Coppery elements mingle with dark and dazzling colors to create an unforgettable design. Dragonfly Island is sure to have you buzzing about jewelry-making!
- BrandKO Thread, TOHO, BeadSmith, Lillypilly Designs, Swarovski, Patricia Healey
The colors in the Chambray Blush Artbeads Designer Blend bring together soft and sophisticated blue with sweet rose gold. Cynthia used these seed beads in a random pattern for the body of her peyote stitch bracelet, but then added a shining picot edge using only the rose gold beads. As this bracelet shows, whether you mix and match the colors or separate them out, Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends are wonderful options for your designs. Discover more inspiration for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Tulip, KO Thread, Artbeads
Midnight colors come together beautifully in this daring bracelet design. Cynthia paired an enchanting Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend with Swarovski crystal pearls in perfectly coordinated colors. You can choose your favorite colors to make this look your own. Discover more inspiration for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads, Swarovski, KO Thread, TierraCast, Tulip
This fascinating necklace includes all of the magical colors of a desert oasis at sunset. Vivid turquoise blues mingle with rich Bordeaux colors, while hints of gold twinkle majestically. The trendy tassel dangling at the end of the Czech glass button focal brings it all together. You'll love wearing this necklace at the office, for a night on the town or anywhere else!
- BrandSwarovski, KO Thread, TOHO, Artbeads
Miyuki Tila beads create an interesting design in this Spice Road bracelet. The square-shaped beads create a path of stunning style you'll want to add to every ensemble. Pair your Tila beads with your favorite Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend to add your own twist to this fun design.
- BrandTOHO, FireLine
It's so much fun to get inspired by the perfect color combinations found in Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends. Cynthia used the soft pink and blue colors in our Chambray Blush Designer Blend along with Swarovski crystal pearls in Rose Gold and Crystal Iridescent Light Blue for a look that's coordinated to perfection. Discover more inspiration for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, Artbeads, KO Thread, TierraCast
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
Airy colors and bird motifs tell a story of a Songbird in this necklace. Cynthia was inspired by the colors and themes found in the popular video game Bioshock Infinite, which shows that inspiration for jewelry-making can be found anywhere. Discover more jewelry ideas inspired by video games in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, TierraCast, Leather Cord USA
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
This fun memory wire bracelet is simple to make and looks great! Don't forget to watch our Artbeads Cafe episode to see more of this bracelet and behind the scenes of the Beads, Baubles and Jewels episode. Discover other examples of this design in our Spring Symphony Variations.
- BrandArtbeads, Beadalon, TOHO
The beauty of this necklace comes from the embellished Rivoli focals. Peyote bezels lay the foundation for impressive decorative edges that open up like blossoming petals around the stunning Rivoli centers. The kaleidoscope of color on display in this necklace is sure to leave everyone dazzled!
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, Miyuki, JBB, FireLine
Beautiful blush tones create a sweet display in this double flat spiral stitch bracelet. Cynthia used Artbeads Designer Blends to bead around the Iridescent Red Swarovski crystal pearls at the center of this look. The soft pink tones of the Designer Blends make for a delicate backdrop for the intense hue of the pearls. You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads, BeadSmith, FireLine, Swarovski
The pellet beads featured in this bracelet create an interesting pattern when used with Swarovski pearls in the right angle weave. Beads from the Artbeads Designer Series add the perfect splash of complementary colors.
- BrandTOHO, KO Thread, Preciosa, Swarovski
Pairing Swarovski crystal pearls with Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends in spiral rope bracelets creates a playful look bursting with style! Each pearl stands out among the cluster of spiraling seed beads, like a berry in a briar patch.
- BrandFireLine, TOHO, Swarovski
Like a solemn rain cloud filled with glistening rain drops, these tassel earrings will shower gray and silver sparkle into your style. Cynthia used an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend for the perfect color palette, then add Swarovski crystal for a glittering effect.
- BrandArtbeads, TOHO, FireLine, B&B Benbassat
Helen of Troy was said to be the most beautiful woman in the world. A legendary beauty is certain to wear only the finest jewelry, so we created this bracelet with that in mind! Striking silvers and grays are accented with a touch of antique bronze in this multi-strand stunner. Brick stitch ends bring all of the strands together. Learn how to make this bracelet below and add legendary beauty to your style!
- BrandSwarovski, TOHO, FireLine, B&B Benbassat
Delightful meadow colors shimmer and shine in this multi-strand creation. TOHO Demi round seed beads provide a rich background for an enchanting medley of Czech glass beads, Miyuki cotton pearl beads, and beautiful pearls and bicones from an Artbeads Designer Blend. The colors of the Designer Blend inspired Cynthia's whole creation! You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry-making projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads, Swarovski