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
Let this enchanting necklace transport you to an icy glen filled with snow. Each element, from the pristine white pearls to the sparkling and iridescent crystals, adds to the wintry wonder of this multi-strand masterpiece. Its frosty elegance is perfect for winter style and will add a cool touch to warmer looks. Learn how to make this necklace and bring glistening style to your looks.
- BrandSwarovski, TOHO
Like the flickering shimmer of iridescent colors found in a dragonfly's wings, this necklace displays magical style! The fascinating Iridescent Purple, Iridescent Green and Crystal Paradise Shine components from Swarovski come together beautifully, creating a look that's sheer Bliss. The use of the multi-strand clasp means you can wear one strand at a time, two strands or all three!
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski
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
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
Crocheting with beads can add amazing style to your jewelry designs. Cynthia featured a beaded crochet rope in her elegant necklace. She chose an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend and an Artbeads Swarovski Designer Blend in complementary colors, so the perfect color palette was already picked out for her. Choose your favorite blends to use in this design and start making fabulous jewelry, just like this necklace!
- BrandArtbeads, Swarovski, TOHO
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
Beads can make simple ornaments come alive with holiday magic! These ornaments were covered with a netting stitch to create a fabulous display. The pattern is the same for each ornament, but number of beads can vary. You can embellish them with fringe for an even fancier look. For a printable version of these instructions, please see the PDF below.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, FireLine
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
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
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
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
The double flat spiral stitch creates a breathtaking display in Cynthia's bracelet. This stitch is simple to accomplish and the results are simply stunning! Switch up the colors and sizes of the beads used for a whole new look. We like to use beads from the Artbeads Designer Series to create a perfectly-coordinated color palette.
- BrandSwarovski, TOHO, Artbeads, FireLine
Put a whimsical touch of sparkle in your designs with our Fairy Lantern idea. These are perfect for using in earrings, necklaces or anywhere you please! Customize this technique with bugle beads and bicones of your choosing to create colorful links and dangles.
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, Nymo
Helen of Troy was said to be the most beautiful woman in the world. A legendary beauty is certain to wear only the finest jewelry, so we created this bracelet with that in mind! Striking silvers and grays are accented with a touch of antique bronze in this multi-strand stunner. Brick stitch ends bring all of the strands together. Learn how to make this bracelet below and add legendary beauty to your style!
- BrandSwarovski, TOHO, FireLine, B&B Benbassat
Don't put your style on lockdown this Halloween. This holiday is all about switching it up and this design will give you lots of different options. Wear it as a wrap bracelet or a necklace! It also makes a wonderful decoration on a festive pumpkin. If you're going to a Halloween party, present this pumpkin to the host so she can use it as a decoration and then wear the jewelry all year round!
- BrandTOHO, Swarovski, WireLace
Your holiday season can sparkle and shine with these snowflake crafts! These beautiful beaded snowflakes make excellent gifts and can even be used as tree toppers. You'll love adding this beautiful handmade wonder to your collection of holiday heirlooms.
- BrandSwarovski, Dazzle-It, TOHO, Artistic Wire
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
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
Memory wire is fun and easy to work with and always makes a statement! The statement is loud and clear in this purple cuff. Cynthia created several memory wire bangles and then connected them all together for an unforgettable display of style. The color palette was easy to achieve with Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends and Designer Blends featuring Swarovski Crystal. Learn how to make this bracelet, then pick your favorite colors to make the look all your own!
- BrandBeadalon, Swarovski, TOHO, Artbeads
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
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
Pairing Swarovski crystal pearls with Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends in spiral rope bracelets creates a playful look bursting with style! Each pearl stands out among the cluster of spiraling seed beads, like a berry in a briar patch.
- BrandFireLine, TOHO, Swarovski
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