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Pearl Perfection • Make this simple and pretty pearl bracelet designed by the team at Kalash Beads
Chintz Frosted Roses • Who can resist roses and crystals? This design by Wendy Bergamin has both.
Red Red is Your Love • Red garnet coins make a big impact in these chandelier style earrings by Cosmic Beads
Out of Africa • Using a selection of natural style beads added to brass chain, this easy to make design is made by Feeling Inspired.
Perfect Pearl Necklace • Stunning dress that just needs a simple design. Try this look created by Angel Dreams for Crystal Park.
The History of Lampworking
Links in Time • With so many designs being for women, it's now time to create something nice for that special man in your life.
Wire linked ‘Tribal’ Necklace • Learn to make split rings, to wrap up this tribal necklace by Get Beaded.
More than Threading Beads • ARTIST, DESIGNER AND TUTOR CAROLYNE BRENNAN HAS BEEN BUSY BEING CREATIVE FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS. BUT DON’T LOOK AT HER TWO PURPOSEFULLY BUILT BEAUTIFUL STUDIOS (ONE FOR JEWELLERY AND ONE FOR CERAMIC AND GLASS WORK) AND CALL HER LUCKY BECAUSE SHE INSISTS LUCK HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT.
Chandelier Earrings • Mosaic inspired linked earrings designed by Erin Dove for Bead Shack.
Donut Dreaming Set • Simply delicious donut lariat by Mad Monnie.
Pearls of the Deep • Feature an Abalone clasp worn at the front, making a seamless look.
Jelly Curling • Threading of Curved Tubes and Resin Beads only takes minutes. Spend a little time learning to add bead cones and it’s done.
Lantana’s Lady • Using a backbone of nylon cord, a ‘Figure 8’ wrapping technique is used to add top drilled Orchard Rd crystals and seed beads.
Diamonds and P earls • This easy tigertial project drops from a diamonte spacer from All About Beads
Forest Fire • Antique filigree brass and inspiring colours were used by Megan Mann from Bohemia Beads in this necklace and earrings.
A Tale of Modern History • My study of historical beads has been a great inspiration, but I am also inspired by an approach to various skills and techniques, rather than external stimuli.
Swarovski Set • Pre-made settings are a great way to learn and experiment with setting techniques for jewellery making. This earring design is from Benjamin’s Crafts.
Mothering that Pearl • This creation by Diana from That Bead Shop uses a wonderful selection of shell and pearl coins.
Back in Black • Make a striking set with these unusual hand made lampwork beads. They are hollow glass filigree, very delicate but strong and light for their size.
Blue Daze Spiral • The colours in this set remind me of the sun sparkling on the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Create your own with this design by Donna of Gawjus Jewelz.
Checkerboard Bracelet • This geometrical design uses a simple right angle weave. By Angel Dreams; designed for Crystal Park.
BASIC BEAD GLOSSARY • The issues glossary takes a peak at different uses of Sterling Silver in Jewellery making. The number of components and findings is endless so we have selected a few, including some new ideas, that you will enjoy using in your next project.