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Drinks Everyone? • Stun all your holiday guests with a total themed look by creating these …
Christmas Angels • These small angels, designed by Polly’s Beads, are little treasures to create just for the fun of it.
Bohemia Beads • Sterling Silver Angel with added Frosting is good enough to eat!
Garnet • GARNET HAS BEEN A POPULAR GEMSTONE TO USE IN JEWELLERY FOR A VERY LONG TIME, AND THE THOUGHT OF A GARNET STONE USUALLY BRINGS TO MIND A DEEP BLOOD RED, BUT GARNET COMES IN A HUGE SPECTRUM OF COLOURS, ONE FOR ALMOST EVERY OUTFIT OF THE WEEK! SARAH EZZY-DICKSON GETS THE LOWDOWN ON THIS AMAZING STONE.
Bead King • Swarovski bi-cones threaded in a trio of colour to excite your imagination.
A Love Affair • A gentle heart and wire lace capture a love affair of your own.
Crystal Park • These lovely little Christmas decorations are so useful – use them as festive earrings or as small decorative pieces in your home.
Chaton Cross Bracelet • Swarovski Chatons form a delicate crossing with crystals or pearls or a mix of both, in this delicate party wear by The Bead Company of WA.
Beading with V • Sterling Silver Angel with added Frosting is good enough to eat!
A Trio of Christmas Fun
Get set for Christmas! • CHRISTMAS AND THE HOLIDAY SEASON SEEM TO CREEP UP ON US THAT LITTLE BIT FASTER EVERY YEAR. WHAT CAN WE MAKE? WHAT SORT OF BEADED GIFTS WILL BE POPULAR THIS CHRISTMAS? WHAT COLOURS DO WE GO FOR?
COLOUR THEMES FOR CHRISTMAS DECORATING:
BEADING SUPPLIES WE LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON:
Stardust Christmas • This delicate two needle stitching technique with gold stardust beads is great fun and will have your friends envious of your talent.
Festive Charm • Every wrist needs these little Christmas charms.
Snow Cones • These delicious little pine cones will sparkle among your Christmas lights.
Murano Lampwork • Beautiful Murano lampwork beads gently spaced with gold make up this easy stringing project add a stretchy bracelet and earrings for a complete set.
Partridge Necklace • On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me a Partridge in a pear tree.
Yuletide Necklace • Teardrops of crystal and snowflakes adorn this Yuletide necklace.
Christmas Charm • Great for entertaining … wine charms with a Christmas twinkle.
Special Places • These place settings are really special and will add elegance to your Christmas dinner table setting.
Christmas Dance Set • Create these wire twist components using a jig and add together using decorative eye pins.
Christmas Chained Charms • Asymetrical charm bracelet design using a combination of stringing and dangles.
These are the tools I would recommend as a general kit:
Basics and ‘all that other stuff’ you need to know … eventually
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