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!
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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 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
With our interchangeable cuff bracelet, you can easily create all kinds of styles with just one piece! Cynthia created a focal filled with dangling charms for a sweet look. She also found beautiful links that work perfect with the bracelet, too. You'll love how many ways you can wear this bracelet.
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
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
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
A beautiful medley of beads and charms create a lush Spring Scene in this memory wire bracelet. Czech glass beads in different styles create unforgettable texture and dimension, but still look cohesive thanks to the turquoise tones. Cute tassels dangling from the ends of the bracelet add even more color. You can see more inspiration for using memory wire in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandBeadSmith, Matubo
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
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
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
When making bracelets to wear together, don't be afraid to try all kinds of materials. Cynthia made these bracelets using leather, cotton cord, and Czech glass fire-polished beads and Forget-Me-Not beads. These bracelets are fun to wear together or you could try wearing one alone. You can see more cute bracelet ideas in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandVintaj, TierraCast
We love the way our Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends bring together perfect colors. These colors are so inspiring, Cynthia couldn't help but match them with other beads and components available at Artbeads.com. Take a look at this color party she put together to get inspired for your next project. Want even more inspiration? Check out this Artbeads Cafe episode to see even more color parties put together with our Seed Bead Blends.
- BrandGrace Lampwork Beads, Gardanne Beads, Swarovski, Artbeads, Raven's Journey
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
- BrandLeather Cord USA, Dakota Stones
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
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