The sugar skull beads in this bracelet stand out thanks to their fun details, highlighted by sweet colors. Cynthia paired them with Swarovski bicones and Czech glass Druk beads in complementing purple and blue tones. This is a great pattern for any bold Czech glass bead you want to showcase in your designs. Learn more about Raven's Journey Czech glass beads and see other fun jewelry featuring Czech glass in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandRaven's Journey, Swarovski
This necklace combines shimmering gold green Swarovski pearls with the juicy splash of Tangerine bicones. The unique blend of colors is wonderful for every season, especially summer and fall. Becky combined some of her favorite Swarovski beads to create this multi-strand look. You can see more of Becky's favorites and some of Cynthia's in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
In these earrings, the dramatic look of skull flatbacks combine with the soft beauty of Crystal Iridescent Light Blue pearls. Cynthia effortlessly added the skulls to this look with help from glue pads. Choose your favorite flatbacks for an all new look. Discover even more inspiration for adding Swarovski components to your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandSwarovski, TierraCast
With metal stamping, you can be as precise or imprecise as you like. Cynthia created a random stamped pattern filled with flowers and an owl at the center. Thanks to the fun stamped pattern and the added Bicone dangles, the owl looks like he is surrounded by a beautiful nest. You can see more jewelry made with metal stamping techniques in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, ImpressArt, Swarovski
Scarabs of every color are on parade in this beautiful beaded bracelet. Swarovski crystal scarabs in amazing jewel tones stand out against dark fire-polished beads. This bracelet is perfect for dramatic bohemian looks and would look great layered with other pieces. Learn how to make it and add a Scarab Parade to your style!
- BrandFireLine, Swarovski
Don't put your style on lockdown this Halloween. This holiday is all about switching it up and this design will give you lots of different options. Wear it as a wrap bracelet or a necklace! It also makes a wonderful decoration on a festive pumpkin. If you're going to a Halloween party, present this pumpkin to the host so she can use it as a decoration and then wear the jewelry all year round!
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, WireLace
When the Hunter's Moon fills the night sky, a mysterious red and orange glow pierces the darkness. This striking necklace was made with those kind of mysterious autumn nights in mind. A strand of warmly glittering bicones complement the fierce spike pendant, while matte black chain and findings create a bold backdrop. Like the Hunter's Moon it's named after, this necklace is sure to add an enchanting glow to your style.
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski
This Halloween set is sure to put a spell on you! The chain web doubles as a pumpkin decoration and an opulent necklace. Add the spider to the necklace or the pumpkin for a little more bling. A glam pumpkin like this one would make an excellent gift or party favor. Put it out as a fall decoration and then wear the necklace on any occasion!
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski
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.
- BrandSwarovski, TierraCast, KO Thread, Artbeads, TOHO
Halloween is creeping up on us, just like the spider featured on this festive bracelet. Now you can dress up any outfit with this perfectly spooky accessory. The focus is a beautiful link with a webbed design and a beaded spider stretching out on top. The Swarovski bicones add a punch of sparkling color to contrast with the antique silver components and the glittering black spider. Learn how to make this bracelet in nine easy steps.
- BrandBeadSmith, FireLine, Swarovski
Minnie is a French bulldog whose owners treat her like a princess, so it's only fitting that she was bedecked in this fairytale princess costume for our photo shoot. Her dress is entirely handmade, making it a fun project for someone with a bit of sewing knowledge. If you feel daunted by the idea of creating a dress by hand, you can always create the hat yourself and embellish a pre-made dog dress with rhinestones to give it some extra sparkle.
This Pop Diva costume was designed to be worn by an adorable shih tzu named Fiona for Artbeads.com's Halloween pet fashion show. Fiona's costume was inspired by a denim outfit that pop star Lady Gaga sported onstage for a performance but feel free to take inspiration from your favorite pop diva.