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
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.
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski, Kabela Design, Miyuki
The bead embroidered focal of this necklace tells the story of a winter wonderland. CzechMates Triangle Beads and Swarovski Lochrose crystal sequins create a forested look around an edelweiss flatback, which looks like an icy pond. Wintery green and cranberry red seed beads from an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend create the perfect color palette for this frosty display. Learn how to make this necklace and add Forest Frost to your style.
- BrandMiyuki, BeadSmith, Lillypilly Designs, Kabela Design, Artbeads, Swarovski