Tassels and seed beads look so good together, especially in these earrings. Cheri created a fun brick stitch pattern and finished the look with tassels dangling below. You can create tassels out of all kinds of materials. Cheri used S-Lon cord for these beauties. Find more inspiration for adding tassels to your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandBeadSmith, Miyuki
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
Get inspired by the Mediterranean with the gorgeous colors in this herringbone bracelet. Cynthia used seed beads from an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend to create this beauty and added in some Matubo MiniDuo beads. The unique shape of the MiniDuo beads gives the overall piece a subtle wave. Discover more inspiration for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTulip, Miyuki, TOHO, Matubo
Flashes of playful pink play peek-a-boo among daring black in this fun necklace design. Cheri combined layers of seed bead strands with TierraCast Rivoli links and matte black chain for a bold look you'll love wearing. The Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend she used matches the Swarovski Rivoli crystals perfectly. Discover more inspiration for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTierraCast, TOHO, Swarovski, Artbeads, Miyuki
Dakota Stones gemstone beads create a beautiful color play in this multi-strand necklace. By separating the fancy jasper beads by color, Erin from Dakota Stones was able to create waves of rainbow color within each strand. Shining gold accents creates a regal touch to this unforgettable design. Learn how to make this necklace and get inspired to create cool gemstone color palettes in your jewelry designs.
- BrandMiyuki, Artbeads, Dakota Stones
This necklace perfectly captures the lush look of Tuscan olive groves and cypress trees glowing in the afternoon sun. Swarovski Bicones and Rizo beads provide the perfect shades of green, while TierraCast components bring artisan accents. You'll love the tubular herringbone rope at the center of this rich design.
- BrandMiyuki, Swarovski, FireLine, TierraCast
You can use memory wire to easily create a fabulous ring design! This ring is embellished with seed beads and leaf cabochons for a look that will add enchantment to your style. You can see more inspiration for creating memory wire jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandMiyuki, Beadalon
The herringbone stitch makes a beautiful backdrop for Czech glass Forget-Me-Not flower beads. This fun beaded look offers the chance to create custom pendants in a variety of colors to suit your style. Learn the technique below and make your own!
- BrandTOHO, Miyuki
SuperDuo Duet seed beads create a fascinating display in this bracelet. These special SuperDuos feature one color on one half of the bead and an entirely different color on the other half. This color play will add shimmering movement to your style, especially in this bracelet!
Note:This bracelet uses the same pattern as our Dragon Scales bracelets. You can find step-by-step visuals for this pattern on the page for those bracelets.
With the Ricks beading loom, you can create psychedelic patterns within your jewelry. Cheri crated her own pattern full of mesmerizing swirls in groovy colors. You can see more of this bracelet and find more inspiration for creating loomed jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandMiyuki, KO Thread
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
Regal colors come to life in this tubular herringbone bracelet. Cynthia used beads from an Artbeads Designer Blend featuring Swarovski Crystal to achieve the perfect color palette for her project. You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Miyuki, Swarovski
The icy colors of the perfect Artbeads Designer Blend helps create the wintery look of a Frosted Lane in this brick stitch bracelet. Cynthia used the colors of the Blend to inspire her whole look, and paired the Swarovski bicones and pearls in the Blend with seed beads that match wonderfully. You can find more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your ideas with this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandFireLine, Miyuki, TOHO, Swarovski, TierraCast
In Ancient Egyptian culture, Scarabs were closely related to the sunrise. This necklace features an intricate winged scarab holding a sun-like disc as the focal, while Czech glass, Miyuki cotton pearls, and Dakota Stones gemstone beads set the backdrop for a sultry sunrise color palette.
- BrandMiyuki, Dakota Stones, Kabela Design
Two-hole beads open up a world of possibility for your jewelry designs! Cynthia used Kheops par Puca triangle beads along with Miyuki Half Tila beads to create a fun pattern in these dangling earrings. You can discover even more two-hole beads and jewelry inspiration in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandKO Thread, Miyuki
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
A pear fancy stone featuring the Royal Green Shiny Lacquer effect takes center stage in this peyote stitch ring! The lush green color of the stone really stands out against the rose gold and champagne seed beads. This fancy stone is part of the Swarovski Innovations for Fall/Winter 2017-18.
- BrandKO Thread, TOHO, Swarovski, Miyuki
Icy colors from an Artbeads Designer Blend come together in this right angle weave design to create a glistening look of a Frozen Pond. The wintery blue colors and brilliant sparkle will glide across your wrist in the most fashionable way!
- BrandFireLine, Miyuki, Swarovski, Artbeads
You can customize your jewelry designs in unique ways with the help of metal stamps. This fun tassel necklace features a cube bead displaying a tree stamp along with family initials, for a design that speaks to your heritage or a growing family tree. See more ways to incorporate metal stamps into your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandImpressArt, Miyuki, BeadSmith
CzechMates Tile Beads and crescent beads are a magical match in this mesmerizing bracelet. Swarovski beads add the perfect amount of sparkle to this unique design. Learn how to make it and add a Magic Garden Path to your style!
- BrandCzechMates, Miyuki, KO Thread
Dreamy bead colors and delicate antique brass accents create a Midsummer Night's Dream in this bracelet design. You'll definitely feel like you're dreaming when you wear this surprisingly lightweight multi-strand piece!
- BrandJBB, Miyuki, Dakota Stones
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
It's fun incorporating different beads into kumihimo braids. Cynthia added three different kinds of beads in this bracelet: seed beads, fire-polished beads and gemstone chips. The result is a look full of texture and soothing color. See more ways to play with kumihimo in your jewelry-making projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandMiyuki, S-Lon (Super-Lon), BeadSmith, TierraCast
CzechMates beads are fun to work with and can make fabulous designs! Cynthia combined two-hole tiles, daggers and triangles in this unforgettable bracelet. The daggers create a unique fringe while the triangles add depth and dimension. You can learn more about CzechMates and discover design inspiration in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandFireLine, Miyuki, CzechMates