Leather and seed beads make a bold combination in these earrings. Cheri decorated strands of leather from Leather Cord USA with beads from an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend. The leather is easy to work with and the seed beads provide the perfect color palette for her design. Switch up the colors to create your own take on this fun design!
- BrandTOHO, Leather Cord USA, Artbeads
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
The beautiful faceting of the Swarovski mirror stone makes a wonderful showcase in jewelry designs. Cynthia let it shine with bead embroidery accents framing the lovely shape. She strung it on a simple leather necklace for a sophisticated look you'll love. You can find more inspiration for creating little embroidery pieces that make your style stand out in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Miyuki, Leather Cord USA, Swarovski
You can turn hats you've had for ages into new treasures by creating your own hatband. Cheri created a seed bead herringbone stitch band for a hat that needed a little something more. You can also try making hatbands with braided silk ribbon, leather, chain, and more. For more inspiration for decorating hats, check out this Artbeads Cafe episode.
- BrandTOHO, Leather Cord USA, Hana Thread
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