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
The colors in the Chambray Blush Artbeads Designer Blend bring together soft and sophisticated blue with sweet rose gold. Cynthia used these seed beads in a random pattern for the body of her peyote stitch bracelet, but then added a shining picot edge using only the rose gold beads. As this bracelet shows, whether you mix and match the colors or separate them out, Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends are wonderful options for your designs. Discover more inspiration for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Tulip, KO Thread, Artbeads
When you have the perfect mix of colors, it's easy to create fabulous jewelry. Our Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend feature dazzling color palettes that allow you to focus on designing without having to pick out colors. Cheri created this loomed bracelet using a random pattern of seed beads from our Lilac Designer Blend. You can see more ideas for using Designer Blends in your projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, KO Thread, TOHO
The unique Czech glass Cali beads in this bracelet feature three stringing holes, giving you fun possibilities for your beaded creations. Cheri paired the Cali beads with Druks and seed beads for a look that gleams with fiery rose gold and bold black. It's sure to put you in mind of the glowing coals of a Smoldering Fire.
- BrandTOHO, KO Thread
Midnight colors come together beautifully in this daring bracelet design. Cynthia paired an enchanting Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend with Swarovski crystal pearls in perfectly coordinated colors. You can choose your favorite colors to make this look your own. Discover more inspiration for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads, Swarovski, KO Thread, TierraCast, Tulip
It's so much fun to get inspired by the perfect color combinations found in Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends. Cynthia used the soft pink and blue colors in our Chambray Blush Designer Blend along with Swarovski crystal pearls in Rose Gold and Crystal Iridescent Light Blue for a look that's coordinated to perfection. Discover more inspiration for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, Artbeads, KO Thread, TierraCast
Combine your beading supplies in unique ways to come up with eye-catching designs. A TierraCast ring provides the foundation for some surprising bead weaving, while a tassel and Yin Yang charm add movement and harmony. You can find more inspiration for making statement earrings with help from TierraCast items in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandKO Thread, TOHO, TierraCast
Dusty colors of the desert and a fun loomed pattern give this seed bead bracelet a Southwest feel. With the Ricks Beading Loom, you can create all kinds of fun patterns. See more ideas for creating patterns with this loom in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, KO Thread, TierraCast
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
A lovely enameled component from Gardanne Beads pairs wonderfully with colorful seed beads and silk ribbon in a bead embroidered focal that's sure to catch the eye. The fun part about this piece is that the cut-out design allows your chosen bead backing to shine through, adding to the overall design! Meg Mullen designed this necklace for the February 2016 issue of Bead and Button Magazine. See other ideas for using Gardanne Beads items in your designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandKO Thread, Gardanne Beads, Swarovski, TOHO
Rich colors create an earthy look of a Mossy Trail in this beaded bracelet. Cynthia used the domed shape of Czech glass Candy beads to add dimension to this pattern. Learn how to make this bracelet and then choose your favorite colors for a style all your own.
- BrandKO Thread
Arcos par Puca beads and Minos par Puca beads are the perfect match in this beaded beauty! The barrel shape of the Minos par Puca beads fit perfectly within the crescent shape of the Arcos par Puca beads. Cheri even used the unique shape of these beads to create a beaded toggle clasp to complete her creation. Learn how to make this bracelet for yourself and switch up the colors for your own take.
- BrandTOHO, KO Thread
Arcos par Puca crescent beads make it possible to create amazing shapes in your style! These Czech glass beads feature three stringing holes, so bead weaving with these beauties becomes quite exciting. Cheri incorporated them along with other golden beads in her Incan Treasure earrings.
- BrandTOHO, KO Thread
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
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
Flowers and tassels create cheerful style in these sweet bracelets. The tassels are easy to make, so try this project with your kids! It's a great project for moms and daughters to do together. The mother of pearl beads allow you to switch up the color palettes to suit your tastes. For our instructions, we'll explain how to make the purple tassel bracelet.
- BrandKO Thread, Griffin
A bubbly ocean look comes to life in this necklace. The beauty of Swarovski pearls is easily showcased around an Amoracast eternity design frame, while a sparkling sea snail pendant dangles below. When paired with a turquoise satin necklace, these elements will certainly put you in mind of Ocean Bubbles.
- BrandKO Thread, Swarovski, Amoracast, TOHO
Seed beads can be used in so many ways — even in hair accessories! Cynthia used beautiful seed beads from one of our Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends to create a wonderful braided look in her headband. The seed bead strands work wonderfully together and will add some color to your style. You can see other ideas for using beads in hair accessories in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, TOHO, KO Thread
You can create custom hair accessories with the help of beads! It's easy to decorate a headband with CzechMates brick and tile beads. Choose your favorite colors to make this style your own. You can see more ideas for creating amazing hair accessories in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, KO Thread, TOHO
Cynthia loves playing with CzechMates two-hole beads because they work so well together! She used deep blue Tile Beads and shining silver Dagger Beads in this bracelet, along with an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend that adds pops of cool blue color to go along with the icy display. With a just a touch of iridescent color from Swarovski beads, this bracelet will put you in mind of breathtaking glaciers and deep winter waters!
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads, KO Thread, CzechMates
Brightly sparkling color sweetens up this simple beaded design. This bracelet combines Swarovski bicones and crystal pearls in a cubic right angle weave for a design dripping in style. It's a beautiful choice for spring, especially Mother's Day! The soft yellow colors will make a delicious addition to any look. This bracelet is made using the cubic right angle weave (CRAW).
- BrandSwarovski, KO Thread
The colors of the seed beads in this bracelet dance together, creating a cheerful display of shining style. The perfectly-coordinated colors come from an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend. With the colors already picked out for you, you can concentrate on learning the Cubic Right Angle Weave when making this bracelet!
- BrandTOHO, B&B Benbassat, Artbeads, KO Thread