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Your holiday season can sparkle and shine with these snowflake crafts! These beautiful beaded snowflakes make excellent gifts and can even be used as tree toppers. You'll love adding this beautiful handmade wonder to your collection of holiday heirlooms.
- BrandSwarovski, Dazzle-It, TOHO, Artistic Wire
A quick and fun way to showcase a favorite bead is to make a wire-wrapped ring. Cynthia showcased some of her favorite Czech glass flower beads and even a Grace Lampwork beauty in these rings. It's the perfect way to use beads left over from a strand! Discover more ideas for making beautiful rings in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandRaven's Journey, Grace Lampwork Beads, Artbeads
Beads can make simple ornaments come alive with holiday magic! These ornaments were covered with a netting stitch to create a fabulous display. The pattern is the same for each ornament, but number of beads can vary. You can embellish them with fringe for an even fancier look. For a printable version of these instructions, please see the PDF below.
- BrandFireLine, TOHO, Swarovski
Our Facebook Live Design Challenge videos feature Artbeads Chief Jewelry Designer Cynthia Kimura making jewelry with beads picked out by Becky. This Live Challenge Mix features beautiful Dakota Stones gemstones, fun Czech glass colors, and Nunn Design components. Watch Cynthia design with this mix here.
- BrandDakota Stones, Nunn Design
Orca whales are known for their black and white markings. These colors look slick and smooth underwater and also glisten beautifully above the surface of the sea. The SuperDuo beads on display in this bracelet capture that look wonderfully. The SuperDuo Duet beads shimmer back and forth from black to white thanks to their special dual coating, while a diamond pattern at the center of the bracelet adds even more detail.
- BrandTOHO, Matubo, TierraCast
Fine Rocks Tube Beads from Swarovski are a dazzling addition to any jewelry style. The surface is encrusted with beautiful Swarovski crystals that glitter from every angle. The long tube shape is fun to play with, too. Cheri shows off how you can use them at the center of necklace designs, both horizontally and dangling vertically.
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.
Create your own Christmas ornament in minutes with this delicate "Victorian Snowflake" design. Swarovski crystals are showcased on an antique brass backdrop to add both eye-catching sparkle and vintage charm to your Christmas tree. These ornaments also make delightful Christmas gifts!
- BrandKabela Design, Swarovski
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.
Dress up your Christmas tree this year with your own handmade garlands! We've created two different garland designs to reflect your style whether you prefer classic Victorian charm or joyous splashes of color. These festive decorations are simple to create and will be cherished for many holiday seasons to come.
The Beadalon 3D bracelet jig makes it easy to create continuous wire-wrapped bracelet designs. Artbeads designer Cheri created this fabulous look and incorporated Swarovski crystal beads for a sparkling effect. The combination of blue, brown and copper colors reminds us of the fascinating colors found in the Mediterranean.
- BrandBeadalon, Swarovski, Artbeads
The beads in this necklace come together to create a tropical display of ocean style. The Grace Lampwork bead at the center displays an underwater scene of jelly fish, while Swarovski crystal beads and pearls provide the perfect backdrop. The look is finished with a Gardanne Beads leaf and seed bead accents from an Artbeads Designer Blend. Cynthia made this necklace on a Facebook Live design challenge video. You can watch her make this necklace and others here.
- BrandSwarovski, Artbeads, Grace Lampwork Beads
This necklace features Swarovski Rivoli stones from the Spring/Summer 2019 Innovations connected with components from the TierraCast Intermix collection to create a cheerful display. The floral shape of the links and the bright Buttercup color of the crystals will put you in mind of Sundrop flowers swaying in the breeze. Delicate silk ribbon completes the look. Shop all of the Innovations for Spring/Summer 2019 and get inspired to make even more!
- BrandArtbeads, TierraCast, Swarovski
A clever use of stretch cord makes all kinds of bracelet designs possible. Cheri started out simple with single-strand bracelets that combine beautiful blue and green fire-polished beads. Then, she challenged herself by using two and even three strands of stretch cord along with two-hole Baroque Cabochon beads. Discover more ideas for creating stylish stretch bracelets in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
This beautiful barrette looks like an exquisite antique handed down for generations. As hair accessories are all the rage, you'll love creating and wearing this barrette embellished using Swarovski flatbacks and cabochons.
You can use bead embroidery to create a special touch for your looks, like Cheri did with this pin. She added seed beads around a Matubo Czech glass rivoli. Choose your favorite color combination to make something that will accent your ensembles perfectly. You can find more inspiration for creating little embroidery pieces that make your style stand out in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Matubo
A simple way to dress up your leather designs is by splitting and twisting your flat leather. Devin and Cynthia did just that with these bracelets. For a little color, they added sliders from Clay River Designs. Regaliz clasps added the perfect finishing touch. Choose your favorite flat leather and sliders and start making your own unique creations!
- BrandRegaliz, Clay River Designs
Cheri used beads from an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend to achieve this magical twisted herringbone design. The colors in the Blend are the perfect match for Swarovski's Iridescent Tahitian Look pearl. This enchanting style is completed with a Green Girl Studios mermaid charm at the center.
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski, Green Girl Studios
Best friends are always coming up with secret ways to communicate with each other. Why not try it with jewelry? These bracelets feature Morse code messages within the bead pattern. Use them to spell out names of friends, fun phrases and other words to add some personality to your style. This is a great project for moms and daughters to do together!
- BrandMiyuki, Griffin
The Golden Hour is the magical time at sunrise and sunset when the light glows with golden splendor. Everything looks warm, bathed in the beauty of light, just like these earrings. Golden TierraCast bead caps and small Swarovski beads create an enchanting backdrop for the leaf charms dangling from each earring. You'll love how easy it is to make these earrings and how wonderful they look in your style!
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
Make your way down a peyote-stitch path this Halloween with our Trick-or-Treat Trail bracelet. Flecks of colorful seed beads are scattered in among the matte black bracelet, while festive fringe creates a bright backdrop. This bracelet is sure to sweeten your holiday style! You can see more of it and other Halloween ideas in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTierraCast, TOHO, Swarovski, Artbeads, KO Thread