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In Ancient Roman mythology, Jupiter is the god of sky and thunder. This necklace makes a mythical homage to the Roman god, thanks to the Dakota Stones druzy beads that reveal magical sparkle within.
- BrandDakota Stones, Swarovski
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
The Russian spiral stitch allows you to create amazing beaded designs full of mesmerizing style. Cheri used Czech glass fire-polished beads in rainbow colors to create this ombre-style bracelet. She stitched the ends together to show the continuous beauty of the stitch. Learn how to do the Russian spiral stitch and see more design inspiration in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
Beautiful textures combine in this breathtaking necklace design. Cynthia created a textured foundation for the highly detailed Russian artist focal bead by sliding a seed bead Cellini spiral stitch rope over strands of rich leather. A Kabela Design filigree holds the focal in place magnificently. Accents like TierraCast findings and textured rings complete this look you'll love creating and wearing.
- BrandMiyuki, TierraCast, Leather Cord USA, Kabela Design, KO Thread, TOHO, Tulip
Create a wintery look in your style with our Blue Frost necklace. This necklace showcases Swarovski Crystal Iridescent Light and Dark Blue pearls at the center, while chevron chain with white enamel completes the icy look. The pearls are part of Swarovski's Innovations for Spring/Summer 2018. See more items from the Innovations launch here.
You and your little one will both be impressed with this incredible woven design that's simple to make. This pattern is inspired by the stylish Chan Luu woven bracelets, so you both can look fashionable!
- BrandGriffin, FireLine
CzechMates Tile beads are innovative two-hole beads you'll love playing with in your jewelry-making projects. Cynthia came up with these two bracelets as variations on her SuperDuo Delights bracelets and her Damselfly bracelet. Try adding Tile beads into your favorite two-hole patterns and see what you can come up with!
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, Matubo, CzechMates
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
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
Get started with SuperDuo beads and Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends using this simple bead weaving technique. This pattern is easy to customize with your favorite colors. Add the seed beads between the SuperDuo beads in a random fashion or create a color block. Our Designer Blends are filled with the perfect color combinations to try either way. Watch Cynthia complete a bracelet like this and discover more ideas for Designer Blends in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandMatubo, Artbeads
This stunning bracelet combines layers of soutache with dazzling cup chain and eye-catching gleams of silver light. Pops of green color complete the fabulous look. This bracelet is a treat to look at with all of its glittering style. Follow the steps to make this bracelet and learn new techniques for incorporating beads and cup chain into your soutache designs.
- BrandSwarovski, KO Thread, BeadSmith
We love the look of leather and gemstones. These fun bracelets create a braided look around gemstone beads for an earthy, elemental vibe you'll love adding to everyday wear. Choose a strand of Dakota Stones gemstone large-hole beads and your favorite round leather cord and you're on your way making fabulous bracelets for every occasion!
- BrandDakota Stones, Leather Cord USA, BeadSmith
TOHO Treasure seed beads are a wonderful option for peyote stitch because of their uniform cylinder shape. Cynthia loves using them in ring designs because they are available in so many colors and they are comfortable on the finger. You'll love the sweet floral pattern she used for this ring!
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
Some types of chain, like beading chain, features a tightly woven design. Sometimes you can't simply link to this chain with a jump ring. However, there are other beautiful ways to finish this chain. Take a look and start creating jewelry you love!
You can create a magical mix of colors in your jewelry designs with Vintaj Patinas. Cheri used three different Patina colors to create the swirling turquoise green and blue effect on her filigree chandeliers. Try playing with different combinations of colors to come up with your own look for these earrings. Find more inspiration for using Vintaj components in your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandVintaj, Raven's Journey
Warm colors of baked earth create a breathtaking display in this bracelet. SuperDuos are stitched together in a unique pattern that will add mesmerizing accents to your style. The red clay and dark copper colors are perfect for fall attire, a summer evening out or any other occasion!
- BrandTOHO, KO Thread, TierraCast
- BrandLeather Cord USA
Artbeads Designer Blends featuring Swarovski Crystal create the perfect color palette in this intricate necklace design. Cheri used the 1-step looper from The Beadsmith to make custom beaded link chain featuring her chosen Blends. A bold tassel with a beaded cap completes the look. You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
We used The Beadsmith 1-step 2.25mm looper plier to make the simple loops for our beaded links. If you prefer, you can make simple loops with the help of chain and round nose pliers, instead. It is important to note that one 1-inch antique brass-plated 20 gauge eye pin is long enough to make two links.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, Kabela Design, Artbeads
Bead caps make all the difference in this simple design! Cynthia used a TierraCast bead cap at the top of the Swarovski emerald cut bead to give it even more of a showcase. The bead cap complements the crystal beautifully, and adds complexity to the design. You can discover even more ways to use bead caps in your jewelry-making projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, TierraCast
You can use all kinds of beads to make some fun earring designs. Jen from the Artbeads Customer Service Team provides inspiring examples for you to try! Whether you're into skulls, want a pop of color in your style, or just want to learn a new technique, these earrings are for you. See more jewelry ideas created by Jen in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
Celebrate Father's Day with this simple bracelet. The dark braided leather gives it a masculine look and the granulated slider beads create an edgy feel. This makes a great gift for any occasion, and the special man in your life will appreciate a thoughtful homemade present.
Czech glass pear-shaped drops make excellent dangles in jewelry designs. The elongated shape is elegant and stands out in any look. We used messy wrapped loops to attach them to Nunn Design earrings and silk ribbon. You could try them in chain styles, on leather cord, and even with seed beads. This look is so easy to customize to suit your style.
- BrandNunn Design