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Lush green color creates garden beauty in this simple bracelet design. Dakota Stones jade beads make a splash among the richly-hued Scarabaeus Green pearls from Swarovski. The gemstone beads are some of Cynthia's favorites.
- BrandDakota Stones, Swarovski
This cute necklace perfectly captures the First Sign of Spring, when shoots of sweet green grass poke up from underneath frosty terrain. A wonderful combination of Dakota Stones gemstone beads creates this unforgettable look, while TierraCast spacers bring a flash of silver.
- BrandDakota Stones
Enameled bead caps from Gardanne Beads add colorful texture and detail to these simple earring styles. You can mix and match these bead caps with your favorite Swarovski beads to create the perfect look for your needs. Find more inspiration for Gardanne Beads items with this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, Gardanne Beads
These fun earrings will put you in mind of a magical fairy dance! Floral bead caps from Gardanne Beads create an enchanting display, along with Czech glass beads in matching colors. The dangles at the bottom of each earring add whimsical movement. When you wear these earrings, you'll feel like you've stepped into the Vale of the Fairies.
- BrandGardanne Beads
If you're thinking of making jewelry for your bridesmaids or flower girls, this is the perfect design. The Czech glass flowers and beautiful silk ribbon are a great touch for any bridal party ensemble. Switch up the colors to match your wedding colors or make a version for the bride. You can see more of this necklace and other great wedding jewelry ideas in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, Raven's Journey
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with this versatile bracelet which is suitable for both men and women! Using a simple weave technique, this design produces an evenly spaced band of beads and can incorporate any colors you choose.
- BrandSwarovski, Griffin
If you're looking for a new way to use hoops in your jewelry designs, this is it! Cynthia linked several hoops together with textured jump rings for a playful style. She finished the look with leather. See more inspiration for using hoops in your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandNunn Design, Leather Cord USA
Our Facebook Live Design Challenge videos feature Artbeads Chief Jewelry Designer Cynthia making jewelry with beads picked out by Becky. This Live Challenge Mix features Swarovski Rose Water Opal beads, Gardanne Beads enameled items, a hand-painted focal bead, and laser-etched dagger beads for a charming palette full of garden enchantment. Watch Cynthia design with this mix on Facebook.
- BrandSwarovski, Gardanne Beads, Dakota Stones, Artbeads
Seed beads make it easy to express yourself in jewelry designs. Cheri used TOHO Treasures to create cute patterns that will add a loving touch to your style. She created a heart and arrow design in the rings she made, but you could easily use these seed beads to create words and other shapes. The TOHO Treasures are fun to work with, thanks to their uniform and cylindrical shape.
Pearls are a classic choice for wedding jewelry and this set puts Swarovski crystal pearls on display in a unique way. Cynthia made custom dangles with Finial half-drilled beads to add a pop of blue to each pearl dangle. With this look, you can try something simple like a single dangle on a necklace, or go for something a little more detailed, like chandelier earrings. You can see more of this set and other great wedding jewelry ideas in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski
Gemstone beads make wonderful accents to all kinds of components. In this necklace, Cynthia paired an eye-catching tube bead with large round powder blue impression jasper beads from Dakota Stones. The gemstones bring a lovely accent of color to the shining silver components. She balanced out the look with bold chain for added length and style.
- BrandDakota Stones
Whether you're looking for a first communion gift or a design for Easter Sunday, this simple necklace laced with sweet pink and white pearls is perfect. The warm golden touches add to its rich, elegant feel.
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.
The Golem Design Studio focal bead at the center of this necklace inspired the color palette for the rest of the design. The addition of bold black Czech glass beads creates a dark backdrop that draws the eye toward the center of the necklace. Cynthia made this necklace during a Facebook Live design challenge video. You can watch her make this necklace and other designs here.
- BrandRaven's Journey, Golem Design Studio
Sometimes the simplest designs make the biggest statement. This bracelet uses only red leather and a couple of heart components to tell a sweet story. It's a great option for Valentine's Day and can be worn throughout the year. Learn how to make it right here!
- BrandLeather Cord USA, TierraCast
If you have a hard time picking out the perfect colors for your projects, start with our Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends. They feature perfectly coordinated colors that you can use in all kinds of ways. Cynthia used the colors in her Mulberry Bush Designer Blend to create peyote stitch rings with three different patterns. Get more inspiration for using Designer Seed Bead Blends in your style in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
Enhance the organic beauty of druzy beads with wire swirls. Cheri used three druzy beads together and swirled Artbeads Designer Wire around them for eye-catching style. You can showcase this look horizontally at the center of chain like Cheri did or dangle it vertically in earrings or a necklace. You can see more ideas for simple wire-wrapping in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandDakota Stones, Artbeads
Dakota Stones pendant sets feature composite gemstones in beautiful colors that will inspire your designs. This necklace features pink and blue impression jasper pendants that make a splash paired with a Nunn Design frame at the center to draw the eye, hematite spacers for extra shine, and pink crazy lace agate rounds for even more color. You can see more ways Dakota Stones pendant sets inspire designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandNunn Design, Dakota Stones
Memory wire makes a great base for all kinds of jewelry designs. Cynthia combined earthy fire-polished beads with TierraCast spacers and spacer bars for an organic style. She used suede to keep the ends of the bracelet secure and it creates an adjustable look. You can see more inspiration for using memory wire in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTierraCast, BeadSmith
Gemstones create organic style in jewelry, especially in this necklace. The Dakota Stones donut pendant at the center features blue waves of color. The cotton bolo cord is simply knotted around the donut to keep the organic theme going. TierraCast spacers in copper complete the look.
- BrandTierraCast, Dakota Stones, Leather Cord USA
Seed beads can be used in so many ways when designing jewelry. If you love the look of loomed jewelry but want to skip the loom, this wrap bracelet makes a great alternative. The seed beads are wrapped between leather cord, so you can make fun patterns, just like on a loom! The leather cord adds cool texture to the outside of the design. Learn how to make this bracelet with the instructions below and see where seed beads can take you in your jewelry designs.
- BrandLeather Cord USA, Miyuki, KO Thread, TierraCast
Amazing texture fills this necklace! Twisted wire creates the frame for this custom pendant, while Czech glass beads give it color. Silk ribbon and wrapped wire keep the unique textures going. Discover other ideas for using twisted wire in your designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, Wubbers, Beadalon
This ring was made with TOHO Aiko precision cylinder seed beads. These amazing seed beads are so uniform in shape, they are nicknamed "The Perfect Bead". Cynthia loves working with them because they are so consistent in size and shape and they line up nicely in stitches like peyote. Learn how to make this ring and then switch up the colors to make this look your own.