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Celebrate the holidays with the sparkle of Swarovski BeCharmed Beads. The beads at the center of these chain tassel necklaces glitter with stars and fireworks, perfect for Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. Choose your favorite or make all three for fabulous accessory options throughout the holiday season.
Memory wire is easy to decorate with all kinds of your favorite beads. Candie used Dakota Stones gemstone beads, Swarovski crystal beads, and seed beads from an Artbeads Designer Blend to decorate this bracelet. You can spice up your memory wire designs with simple embellishments like charms and a strand of jewelry wire, too. Learn how with these instructions and make sure to see more inspiration for memory wire designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Beadalon, Artbeads, Dakota Stones, Miyuki, Swarovski
TOHO Aiko seed beads feature a uniform cylinder shape that works wonderfully in stitches like peyote and brick. Because they are so precise, they are an excellent choice for geometric patterns, like the one featured in Cynthia's peyote stitch ring. She created this pattern with our free seed bead graph paper, which you can find here.
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.
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.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, FireLine
Unique chain calls for unique style! Cynthia used a cue satellite chain for the foundation of this necklace. She showcased multiple TierraCast rings with the help of a bail, for a fun layered look. The chain she used is rather fine, so she used crimp ends for a stylish and secure way to add her clasp.
Bring meaning to your style with this Mala necklace. In meditation, Mala prayer beads are used as a way of keeping count while repeating a mantra. This necklace features gemstone beads from Dakota Stones for enhanced spiritual meaning. 108 beads are used along with a guru bead, which signifies the end of one round in the prayer circle. The tassel serves as a symbol of enlightenment. Let this necklace inspire you to create Mala jewelry featuring your favorite gemstones.
- BrandDakota Stones, BeadSmith, S-Lon (Super-Lon)
TOHO Aiko precision cylinder seed beads line up perfectly in stitches, so you can create amazing patterns. Whether you are making straight lines, geometric styles, or freeform patterns, these seed beads look so beautiful. These rings are inspired by Greek Meander patterns. Cynthia created these ring patterns with our seed bead graph paper, which you can find here.
The way glass can tell a story is truly magical. Everything about this necklace, from the lampwork focal bead to the glass seed beads, celebrates the inspiring and beautiful style of glass artistry. Add in the wondrous colors of an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend, and your stylish story is complete! This necklace will make you feel like you stepped into an enchanted glass garden.
- BrandS-Lon (Super-Lon), TOHO, Lacy's Stiff Stuff, Swarovski, Artbeads, BeadSmith, KO Thread, Lillypilly Designs, Grace Lampwork Beads
TierraCast charms and Swarovski beads create a merry combination in this charm bracelet. Katie added Swarovski bead dangles of all sizes between each charm to create a Christmas look that will warm your heart and spark your creativity. Our Cotton Candy Bracelet inspired her to create this look. Choose your own charms and beads to make your own version of this look!
- BrandSwarovski, TierraCast
The Swarovski eye fancy stone at the center of this pin is a mesmerizing focal everyone will notice. Cheri added touches of bead embroidery around the eye for a look reminiscent of Ancient Egypt's famous Eye of Horus. Use it as a brooch like Cheri did here or make it the pendant of a daring necklace. You can see more ideas featuring fun Swarovski pieces in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski
You can create all kinds of fabulous decor and craft items with snowflake frames. Change up the colors, layer the frames and add cool embellishments to your heart's content. These fun snowflakes make excellent winter decorations. Hang them in windows, use them as tree toppers, turn them into ornaments and more!
- BrandWireLace, Dazzle-It
It's fun to come up with geometric patterns using TOHO Aiko seed beads, because the beads are so uniform and precise. They make any pattern you come up with so consistent. Cynthia made her own pattern for this peyote bracelet with our free seed bead graph paper and then finished the look with a beautiful TierraCast button.
- BrandTierraCast, TOHO
- BrandLeather Cord USA
Add a splash of seaside sunset color with this beautiful bracelet. The cheery colors and bold dimension ensures that summer stays a part of your everyday style!
- BrandS-Lon (Super-Lon), BeadSmith, B&B Benbassat, Miyuki, Nymo
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
Simple hoops are made glorious with the help of beads wire-wrapped around the edges. The Czech glass beads give each hoop a colorful tambourine look, as if each one could add a tinkling rhythm to any song. They're sure to add harmony to your style!
- BrandArtbeads, BeadSmith
- BrandS-Lon (Super-Lon), BeadSmith
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
It's fun to try the Russian spiral stitch in different color ways to see what kind of looks you can come up with. Cheri tried the stitch in both blue and orange colors to show how different the stitch looks when you switch up the colors. You can also switch up your bead shapes to create even more variation within the stitch. Learn how to do the Russian spiral stitch and see more design inspiration in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
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, Matubo, Raven's Journey, Swarovski, TierraCast, Artbeads
Rose-colored Swarovski pearls give a lustrous look to this sterling silver rosary, made to fit the wrist. The chain near the clasp lets you adjust the rosary to fit different wrist sizes. Make it to use as a feminine reminder of the importance of prayer. This rosary can be altered to incorporate a crucifix instead of a simple cross charm, if desired. You can also adjust the design and components quantities to create a tradtional rosary.