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Have fun mixing Swarovski crystals and Dakota Stones gemstones into your designs. Becky combined the sophisticated style of white pearls with the moody look of tourmaline start cut gemstones in these earrings. She also mixed in silver and gold daisy spacers to further illustrate how opposites often attract! Feel free to make these earrings as long or as short as you like by adding more dangles or leaving some off.
- BrandDakota Stones, Swarovski
Swarovski crystals are the perfect accent for creating dazzling styles. These long earrings are a statement piece that are sure to attract attention. They're perfect for weddings, especially if you have an understated wedding dress. You can also pair them with a little black dress for an unforgettable night out. We kept our earrings long for the ultimate sparkle, but you can shorten them for a more casual take on this look.
The warm copper and blush tones of this necklace are the perfect way to add a sweet accent to your style. Czech glass rounds and TOHO seed beads some together, while a small Swarovski bicone adds just a touch of glitz. Becky challenged Cynthia on Facebook Live with these components. Watch Cynthia create this necklace on the spot in this Facebook Live video.
- BrandSwarovski, TOHO
This jewelry set takes on a warm color palette filled with flaming copper, blushing rose gold tones, and even hints of purple. Becky challenged Cynthia on Facebook Live with these components. Watch Cynthia create these jewelry pieces on the spot in this Facebook Live video.
- BrandSwarovski, TOHO
Bring some color to your charms and pendants with Vintaj Patina paints. These Patinas dry fast and come in lots of different colors to get your imagination going. Becky added several different options as stripes of color on her hot air balloon charm. You can watch Becky paint this charm in a live video on our Facebook Page.
Vintaj Patina paints allow you to customize your charms and pendants in creative ways. Becky used a mixture of Rose Gold and Antiqued Copper Patinas to paint the cameo pendant at the center of this necklace. The Patinas highlight the marvelous detail of the pendant with a warm shimmer that draws the eye. It matches perfectly with the Beadlinx chain. You can watch Becky paint this pendant in a live video on our Facebook Page.
- BrandBeadlinx, Vintaj
One technique for mixing metals in your jewelry designs is layering embellishments together with the help of epoxy adhesive. The layers add dimension to your projects and the different metal colors allow you to bring in even more metals in the rest of your design. This necklace combines brass, patina, and copper colors in a magical owl style. You can see more ideas for mixing metals in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
You don't have to stick to just one metal when creating jewelry designs. Cynthia layered patina wings into this antique brass creation. The turquoise of the patina really pops against all of the dark brass tones. You can see more ideas for mixing metals in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandKabela Design, Vintaj
Don't be afraid to mix metal finishes in your jewelry designs. Cynthia combined silver leaf and owl charms with gold chain to create cute dangles for her brass crescent focal. Beadlinx chain with a dark brass oxide finish completes this eclectic look. The different colors of the metal are like the changing colors of leaves in a forest. You can see more ideas for mixing metals in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandB&B Benbassat, Beadlinx
TierraCast's Dulce Vida collection is full of textured designs with floral and heart motifs. They're perfect for boho styles and even work well when mixed with other metal finishes. Cynthia paired brass oxide pieces from the collection with copper chain and a crescent pendant. You can see more ideas for mixing metals in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandRaven's Journey, TierraCast
The Swarovski crystals featured in this necklace inspired Cynthia to mix metal finishes. Crystal Rainbow Dark is an oil slick of color that combines green, brassy gold, black, and purple with a metallic shine. Cynthia pulled all of those colors out with matte black chain, a patina embellishment, Scarabaeus Green pearls, and brass spacers. You can see more ideas for mixing metals in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
It's fun to mix metal finishes within jewelry designs. By mixing copper, brass, silver, and gold in her charm bracelets, Cynthia and Cheri created fun color palettes full of shine. There are unlimited options when it comes to the combinations you can create. See more ideas for mixing metals in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandAnna Bronze, B&B Benbassat, TierraCast, JBB
Mixing metals is a great way to create contrast in your jewelry designs. Here, matte black chain is mixed in with silver pieces. The silver items really shine against the matte black. You could recreate this style with a combination of copper and gold, gold and silver, black and gold, and so many more options. See more ideas for mixing metals in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTierraCast, Swarovski
Kambaba jasper beads from Dakota Stones Dakota Stones feature lush green swirls of color that will put you in mind of dense forest thickets. When paired with leafy beads, a branch link, and a bird focal from TierraCast, the woodland look is complete. We love the way hemp cord is used to create tendrils at the end of the branch link.
- BrandDakota Stones, TierraCast
A Gardanne Beads enameled daisy link set the tone for this jewelry set. The fresh spring style of the flower inspired the colors of the Czech glass beads and daisy spacers used in both the necklace and bracelet. Becky challenged Cynthia on Facebook Live with these components. Watch Cynthia create these jewelry pieces on Facebook here.
- BrandRaven's Journey, TierraCast, Gardanne Beads
Wood beads make an excellent option for jewelry designs you can wear all of the time. They are lightweight, so they won't weigh your designs down. Becky knotted them onto thin leather cord for a bracelet that you can layer in with other designs or wear as a stand-alone piece. A crimp tube creates a simple sliding closure to complete the look. Wear this bracelet to the beach, a summer concert, or anywhere else.
- BrandLeather Cord USA
Dakota Stones matte wood opalite beads are the perfect gemstones for earthy styles. They feature swirling brown, white, and gray colors. Bonnie used a variety of rondelle sizes in this necklace. They are perfect for pairing with the Gardanne Beads donut pendant, which displays a soft green color that will put you in mind of the forest. Learn how to make this necklace and add gemstone style to your designs.
- BrandDakota Stones, Gardanne Beads
Our Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends feature the perfect combination of colors for all kinds of styles. For this bracelet, Cheri wanted bright spring colors to complement the TierraCast Botanical Birds link at the center. Our Luxe Lime Designer Blend provided the perfect mix of fresh and vibrant green colors. You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTierraCast, Artbeads
TierraCast's Worlds Away collection is full of meaningful elements that you can use together to tell a story of wanderlust in your jewelry designs. Cheri showcased the North Star, Naja, Hamsa, and arrow charms from the collection on the special hoop component that opens and closes. You can add even more charms and dangles to this look if you like. The Beadlinx chain is a wonderful foundation for the necklace, and you can use any leftover pieces as dangles along with the charms.
- BrandTierraCast, Beadlinx
If you're looking to create a professional-quality showcase for your Swarovski crystal pendants, look no further than pinch bails. These components can easily be attached to the stringing hole of your pendant and they provide a beautiful solution for completing your jewelry designs. We like to add them to finished necklaces for quick style. Take a look at our hints below for using them and then find the perfect pinch bails for your needs.
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.
- BrandSwarovski, Matubo, Raven's Journey