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Sweetheart Wrapped Chain • This versatile bracelet becomes a necklace – then back to a bracelet whenever your heart desires!
Pink Opal marcasite • Marcasite is always a timeless classic. This watch from Cosmic Beads is a wonderful start to any day.
Green with Envy • Using your semi precious stone and seed beads this looping necklace is a step up for those of you who love stranding but feel confined by simple single strands
From Bears to Beads • WENDY WAS BUSY MAKING BEARGAMIN BEARS WHEN THE BEADING BUG BIT A FEW YEARS AGO. SHE NOW HAS A HOME-BASED STUDIO WHERE SHE MAKES BEAUTIFUL LAMPWORK BEADS. ANTOINETTE WEBSTER TALKS TO WENDY ABOUT HER LEAP INTO BEADING.
Dancing Rings • This stunning ring will dance across your finger. It was created by Karin Smith from Adelaide Beads
Colour Me Red • This stunning red jasper bracelet has been designed by Bizzarr Beads
Primitive Flair • Designed by Natalie Gill, this necklace is great for beginner beads and will add a special touch to any jewellery collection
Lightning Bolt • These gorgeous earrings have been designed by Tara Sinclair of Fire and Ice Concepts and are perfect for beginner beaders.
Perfectly Cool • A P’perfect belt for jeans and dressy casual look that you can braid up in an afternoon
Three’s Company • Use the same technique of a beaded bead to create this lovely little trio
Precious Metal • This simple elegant design uses a combination of metallic glass cubes and rectangles, and smoke brown glass and is designed by Bead World.
Crystal Flame • This stunning bracelet designed by Ann Lloyd has a perfect combination of new season Swarovski colours
THE HISTORY OF Swarovski • DISCOVER THE WONDROUS HISTORY BEHIND THE MOST FAMOUS CUT CRYSTAL IN THE WORLD –SWAROVSKI. NADIA CRIGHTON REPORTS.
Art Glass Jewellery • Nothing will warm up your winter woolies like a beautiful art glass tassel and bracelet
Watch Band • This lamp work watch band has been designed by Bead Needs
Natural Beginnings • Inspired by nature and her natural beauty this Mother of Pearl Shell Bracelet has been designed by Gina from Beadazzled.
Howzat! • Featuring three howlite nuggets, this bracelet is designed by Pam Kenward and perfect for intermediate beaders
Jasper Dreams • Designed by Sacha Harris and made from red jasper, this necklace is easier to make than it looks. Great for beginners looking for a challenge
These are the tools I would recommend as a general kit:
BASIC INSTRUCTIONS • Basics and ‘all that other stuff’ you need to know … eventually
HOW MANY BEADS?
BASIC BEAD GLOSSARY