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Bead Gallery • If you would like a piece that you have made on display in our gallery please send an email with a photograph to firstname.lastname@example.org or
All Class • Designed by Louise from Wishware Beads, this eyecatching piece will be the centre of attention at your next party
Rose Quartz Anklet • Just ten easy steps to beautiful legs … an anklet design by Cosmic Beads.
Turkoman Earrings • Elegant and graceful, these ethnic-style earrings feature two tribal Turkoman metal bicones from Afghanistan – designed and made by Rose Dakin from Broome Beads and Margaret River Beads.
Joan’s Lamp • Joan Munro has designed this wonderful lamp for your favourite room.
Mother O’Pearls Lariat • Nothing shows Mum how much you care more than a handmade pearl lariat. Design by Bead Street, just for Mum.
Macramé ‘Leaf-Fall’ Necklace • This macramé necklace is part of a new range being developed by the ArTTable’s designer, Dina Goebel. The leafy pattern forms a delicate wreath which holds these unique moonstone beads.
You’re Never Too young • TO DISCOVER HOW PATRICIA VAUGHAN FOUND HER LOVE OF BEADING ONLY A FEW SHORT MONTHS AGO, AT THE TENDER AGE OF 63, WE MUST GO BACK TO THE VERY BEGINNING…
Gold and Silver Mesh Ribbon Brooch • This Italian mesh ribbon, pearl and seed bead combination is beautiful and versatile. It’s a fun technique that can be quickly learned … this brooch can be made in less than an hour! By Sheilah Cleary for Anne’s Glory Box
Mondrian Glass Necklace • Simply stunning beads in an ‘Oh So Easy’ design inspired by Kate Shelton from Benedict House
Turquoise Dreams • A truly precious lariat to wear made with semi precious stones and silver
All that Dangles • This design by Benjamin’s Crafts uses Swarovski to the full.
Memory Wire Magic • Jan Murphy walks us through the magic of using memory wire. In only a few minutes you can create sophisticated, casual or funky bracelets and necklace chokers.
Brass ’n Glass • Designed by Bizzarr Beads, make your own anazing necklace using glass beads and brass balls.
Bonsai of the beading world • KONICHIWA, BEADSU GA SKII DESU KA – OR, HOPEFULLY, “HELLO, DO YOU LIKE BEADS?” IN JAPANESE.
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Elemental Necklace • Basic elements of joining bring this necklace together. Designed by Crystal Park.
Purple Passion • A five minute design with plenty of passion – by using coloured Tigertail and speckled glass. Design by Tara Sinclair of Fire and Ice Concepts.
Black Beauty • The uneven facets of these nuggets add dimension and a simple elegance in a most easy to make necklace design by Rose Pogson.
Wired • SARAH EZZY-DICKSON UNWINDS THE HISTORY AND OTHER HANDY BITS OF INFORMATION ABOUT WIRE.
10 Projects for under $10 • Our 10 for $10 series comes to us from Beachi Beads and has something for everyone.
BEAD SEARCH • Looking for a particular bead or beading product? Like to learn more about your favourite store? Look no further – Bead Search has you covered.
These are the tools I would recommend as a general kit:
Basics and ‘all that other stuff’ you need to know … eventually