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Winter Breeze • Designed by Michelle Whittaker from Beadworx, this necklace is suited to the more advanced beader
Rose Bouquet • The team from Beadshack have got together and made this amazing ensemble of earrings and bracelet for you to try
Hip to be Square • Be the envy of all of your friends! Jo Muller from Cosmic Beads shows us how to make this stunning carnelian necklace
Telling a Story
Casual Creation • Designed by Bizzarr Beads, this wooden necklace is perfect for an informal day out
Lace Earrings • Sonni Byrne of Benjamin’s Crafts brings us this beautiful pair of earrings .. you can adjust them according to your own style!
Four-Sided Fun! • Bring out the inner child in you with this fun and colourful cube bracelet by Crystal Park
Contemporary Twist • Studio Luna's creative designer Bianca Velder presents this necklace with a twist
Delicate and Delightful • Designed by Helen Everett from Designers in Residence, this bracelet is as delicate as a feather
Shades of Green • Make these stylish and unusual earrings by Karin Smith of Adelaide Beads
Vintage Rose Blooms
Elegant Crystal • This simple but elegant bracelet designed by Tania Aumann of Beads of Elegance is a beautiful fashion accessory.
Leisurely Seaside Stroll • This beautiful lariat and earrings set from Bead Street is perfect for a leisurely stroll by the seaside
A Renewable Source • NATASCHA WERNICK FROM BABAREKI BEADS AND KIM GENT OF CHUNKY TIMBER COMPANY DEVELOP AN AMAZING ARRAY OF BEADS AND BEADED PIECES USING RENEWABLE AND RECYCLABLE GOODS. NADIA CRIGHTON TAKES A LOOK AT THEIR INSPIRATIONAL ART WORK.
Watch Out • This stunning watch using beautiful Swarovski crystals and pearls from Terrena’s Treasure will compliment any occasion
Vintage Spiral Bracelet • This is a beautiful, delicate bracelet by Wilma Simmons from Annes Glory Box, featuring a simple spiral with four focal beads
Mystical Pendant • Following on from Rhonda Winterton’s Precious Metal Clay (PMC) tutorial in issue three, here is another necklace design
Purple Passion • Designed by lallette.com – warm and fuzzy felt beads are the perfect accessory for winter
These are the tools I would recommend as a general kit:
Basics and ‘all that other stuff’ you need to know … eventually
BASIC BEAD GLOSSARY • Beads are three-dimensional objects and are often described in a combination of two and sometimes three dimensions ie; flat round; long thin tube. In addition, a feature of the bead is often used to describe its characteristics ie; hexagonal tube, twisted oval; faceted bicone, carved barrel.
Next Issue • Creative Beading Vol 15 No 2