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When creating bead weaving designs, you want the perfect finishing touches. TierraCast's Finishing Touches collection includes beautiful end pieces that work perfectly with unique bead shapes, like the SuperDuo beads Cynthia used in this design. Work them right into your weaving for a beautiful way to complete your projects.
- BrandTierraCast, Matubo, TOHO
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
Drops of Wine is a wonderful expression of power and represents this fall's trend of contrast. With its layered Swarovski crystals and natural pearls paired with delicate hand-dyed silk, all in rich shades of purple, this necklace is ideal for making a statement in both casual and elegant situations.
Our resident crochet artist Katie taught Becky how to make beaded crochet rope during an Artbeads Cafe episode and this is the finished result! Katie came up with the pattern and Becky chose the colors and the finishing touches for the bracelet. Learn how to make beaded crochet ropes for yourself by watching the episode.
- BrandTOHO, Tulip
TierraCast's Western Winds collection is the perfect complement to loomed pieces inspired by the Southwest. This unique pattern was finished with a Western button from the collection for a stylish finishing touch. You can see more jewelry made with the Western Winds collection in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTierraCast, TOHO
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.
We love the scaly look Matubo MiniDuo beads create in this bracelet! MiniDuos are used in the body and fringe of this bracelet, along with seed bead and Swarovski bicone accents. Discover more two-hole bead fun in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandKO Thread, Matubo, Miyuki, Swarovski
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
Czech glass Ginkgo Leaf Beads are wonderful to work with thanks to their unique shape and two-hole design. Becky came up with this simple stringing project on multiple strands of stretch cord. The multi-strand design allows you to create a striped effect with the beads and the Ginkgo beads nest up beautifully within the pattern.
- BrandMatubo, TOHO
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
Drops can make all the different in a jewelry design. They take center stage in this sophisticated necklace. Cynthia made all kinds of drops using Swarovski beads and pendants. With a finishing touch of silk ribbon, this necklace makes for a fabulous display of style. You can find more inspiration for using drops in your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends offer beautiful color combinations to inspire your designs. Cheri used our Black Jade Blend along with fire-polished beads and bugle beads in these fun fringe earrings. She used the colors in the Blend to inspire her color choices for the other beads in the design. You can see more inspiration for using some of our Seed Bead Blends in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, Miyuki
Golem Design Studio cabochons are beautiful stoneware focal pieces for your jewelry designs. A fun way to showcase them is to bead embroider around them. Cynthia found the perfect TOHO seed beads to match the cabochon at the center of her necklace. She used a few different bead embroidery techniques for an intricate look.
- BrandGolem Design Studio, TOHO
It's fun to come up with new ways to use some of your favorite items. These earrings feature a hoop made from Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire looped around with the help of crimp tubes. This fun look allows you to showcase beads at the center of the hoop, like the Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend and Swarovski heart we used here. Did you receive the kit for these earrings in your order? You'll find the instructions to make the kit here. If you missed out on this free gift with purchase or want to make more, we've provided a shopping list so you can recreate them on your own!
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski
Glittering Swarovski beads make this bracelet stand out, but the strong magnetic clasp is what holds it together! Choosing the right clasp for your design is highly important. Learn more about choosing clasps and other jewelry-making basics in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
Cheri was inspired by the color of turquoise patina when she made this necklace. She matched the patina pendants at the center of her design with Dakota Stones gemstone beads in the perfect matching shades. To complement the organic look of the patina finish, she used TOHO Amiet thread to create a wrapped design on her donut pendant, as well as to create beaded crochet strands for the body of her necklace. You can see even more patina inspiration in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Dakota Stones, Vintaj
There are so many ways to mix your beads with other materials like fabric and yarn. Cheri created this bracelet with TOHO seed beads and ribbons and yarns on the Ricks Beading Loom. She even knotted her fabrics on the edges of her bracelet to add even more style. You can see more ideas for adding fabrics and fibers into your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe Episode.
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.
An Artbeads Designer Blend provides the perfect color palette for the patterns in these jewelry pieces. Cynthia used peyote stitch to create a matching ring and bracelet. She used tiny Swarovski pearls at the center of her diamond pattern to make the look stand out even more.
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski
With an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend, this bracelet works up quickly! The seed beads are added in a random fashion between each SuperDuo, for a colorful look that can easily be customized with your favorite colors. Watch Cynthia as she completes this bracelet and discover more ideas for Designer Blends in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandMatubo, Artbeads
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
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.
- BrandTulip, Artbeads, TOHO, KO Thread, TierraCast, Swarovski