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
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
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
Glittering Rose Montees allow this bracelet to take on a lacy, loopy look that will bring elegance to your style. These components feature two crossed stringing holes that allow for endless design possibilities. This bracelet is a wonderful option for wedding wear or you can pair it with a casual ensemble for a sophisticated accent. No matter how you wear it, everyone will notice this fabulous piece of jewelry.
- BrandSwarovski, Preciosa, TOHO
Czech glass Emma beads feature three-stringing holes and a unique triangular shape that will bring unforgettable dimension to your jewelry designs. Artbeads Designer Cheri used them as the base of her beaded earrings. They bring depth and drama to this enchanting look. Swarovski crystal beads add sparkling accents that will draw the eye.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski
Beaded dangles pair beautifully with TierraCast chandelier components in these flashy earrings. You can use Swarovski crystal to achieve a glittering look, or try one of our Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends for the perfect color palette. You can find more inspiration for making statement earrings with help from TierraCast items in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTierraCast, TOHO, Swarovski
Airy colors and bird motifs tell a story of a Songbird in this necklace. Cynthia was inspired by the colors and themes found in the popular video game Bioshock Infinite, which shows that inspiration for jewelry-making can be found anywhere. Discover more jewelry ideas inspired by video games in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, TierraCast, Leather Cord USA
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
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
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
Our Artbeads Designer Blends work perfectly together to bring the best color waves to your projects. Cheri mixed a Seed Bead Blend with a Blend featuring Swarovski Crystal for this Rose Gold dream! You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry-making projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, TOHO, 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
Delightful meadow colors shimmer and shine in this multi-strand creation. TOHO Demi round seed beads provide a rich background for an enchanting medley of Czech glass beads, Miyuki cotton pearl beads, and beautiful pearls and bicones from an Artbeads Designer Blend. The colors of the Designer Blend inspired Cynthia's whole creation! You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry-making projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads, Swarovski
Decadent and delicious colors make this bracelet a rich accent for any style. The perfect color palette is provided by Swarovski bicones and pearls from an Artbeads Designer Blend. Cynthia simply paired them with TOHO Demi round seed beads and a copper clasp for a quick yet stunning multi-strand look. You can discover more ways to use Artbeads Designer Blends in your projects in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski, TOHO
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
Beautiful blush tones create a sweet display in this double flat spiral stitch bracelet. Cynthia used Artbeads Designer Blends to bead around the Iridescent Red Swarovski crystal pearls at the center of this look. The soft pink tones of the Designer Blends make for a delicate backdrop for the intense hue of the pearls. You can see more ideas for using Artbeads Designer Blends in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Artbeads, BeadSmith, FireLine, Swarovski
Mysterious and captivating colors combine in this wondrous necklace design. Cynthia used Designer Blends from the Artbeads Designer Series to create the perfect bead embroidered backdrop for her Czech glass button focal. Silk ribbon in sultry nighttime colors complete this look, perfect for an evening out!
- BrandSwarovski, Hana Thread, Angel Findings, BeadSmith, Artbeads, TOHO
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
With an Artbeads Designer Blend in the perfect color palette, you can create a fabulous jewelry set just like this one. Cynthia used the Icicle Designer Blend to add frosty colors to her necklace and bracelet. With a mix of bead caps, she also added texture and detail to her pieces. Find your favorite Designer Blend to make this look all your own.
- BrandSwarovski, TOHO, Artbeads
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
On dark nights, stars twinkle like sapphires! This bracelet looks like a mysterious night sky glinting with the magical sparkle of far-off stars. DiamonDuo beads provide fabulous dimension, while Swarovski crystal in a gleaming Jet color add to the dark look.
- BrandSwarovski, TOHO
Designed by Cynthia Kimura
Clusters of spiraling beads in purple and green tones create a look of grape vines weaving through a trellis. This look is achieved with the spiral stitch, a simple technique that creates a striking display. Cynthia used beads from the Artbeads Designer Series to create this bracelet. Switch up the bead colors and sizes for your own unique take on this design!
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski, FireLine, TOHO
Show off a sweet display of colors using beads from the Artbeads Designer Series! Cynthia chose Seed Bead Blends and Blends featuring Swarovski crystal pearls and bicones to complete her bracelets. The colors are sweet and nostalgic, but you could choose any colors you wish. Learn how to make these bracelets and start incorporating the flat spiral stitch into your designs!
You will be making a flat spiral stitch to create these bracelets.
- BrandSwarovski, Artbeads, FireLine, TOHO
This fascinating necklace includes all of the magical colors of a desert oasis at sunset. Vivid turquoise blues mingle with rich Bordeaux colors, while hints of gold twinkle majestically. The trendy tassel dangling at the end of the Czech glass button focal brings it all together. You'll love wearing this necklace at the office, for a night on the town or anywhere else!
- BrandSwarovski, KO Thread, TOHO, Artbeads