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Eye of Protection • The wearing of a blue glass evil eye bead is an ancient middle-eastern tradition used to protect the owner against evil. Use this simple one knot macrame bracelet to hold your eye of protection.
Purple Princess Wirework Necklace and Earrings • Learn to make each of these wire components, when joined they are a wire princess' delight.
Black Butterfly Collection • Using sliders and Swarovski this complete collection works up quickly and makes a complement to any outfit … make one or all to wear.
All about Shell • SARAH EZZY-DICKSON DIGS UP THE HISTORY AND INFORMATION ABOUT THE WORLD’S OLDEST BEADS.
Twisted Leaf • Nature’s generous supply of autumn colours combined with a twisted leaf to create a soothing balance.
Swing Bracelet • Create movement on your wrist using dangling lampwork. A simple but very stunning look.
Rings of Elegance Chain Maille Necklace • Try this simple form of chain maille, the linking jumprings add an interesting twist.
Sterling Silver and Wood Charm Bracelet • Wood you like to be charmed? Design by Tania Carling from Benjamin’s Crafts.
Weaving Wonder • FIFTEEN YEARS AGO, CALIFORNIAN BORN ASTROLOGER SANDRA LACEY WAS TAKEN BY SOMETHING SPARKLY.IT WAS THE BEGINNING OF A DIVERSE AND SATISFYING CREATIVE JOURNEY.
Byzantine Variation Weave with Swarovski Drops • This elegant chain maille necklace is a variation of the Byzantine weave designed by Beadworx using hand sawn chain maille rings.
Aqua Keys Ring • Using wrapped wire work, Swarovski donuts and metalized donuts, this silver and aqua piece is cool and crisp.
Pearly Green Shells Set • The lustre of the Paua shell is enhanced by using matte Miyuki beads in this bracelet set by Feather’s Nest.
Lampwork Orb • These lampwork hollows are a statement on their own – just add silver chain and classic black.
Turquoise and Silver Fob Necklace • Hanging close to the neck, a fob using turquoise coloured beads and silver will make your eyes shine.
Springtime Bracelet and Earrings • Soft flowers and buzzing bees announce it is Springtime!
Black Butterfly Collection Part 2 • Using sliders and Swarovski this complete collection works up quickly and makes a complement to any outfit … make one or all to wear.
Holding a place and a window in time • WHEN IT COMES TO SOURCING BEADS, CANBERRA BASED JEWELLERY DESIGNER MAUREEN WARNER LEAVES NO STONE UNTURNED – AND EACH FIND COMES WITH ITS OWN FASCINATING HISTORY. FOR HER LATEST EXHIBITION, MAUREEN CREATED 280 PIECES FEATURING VINTAGE BEADS AND SHE IS MAKING STRIKING STATEMENTS WITH SIMPLE, CLASSIC DESIGNS.
Chain Drop Linked Tassel Necklace • Try this cluster tassel necklace, it is formed into a simple tassel using tiger tail
River of Dreams – Necklace and Earrings • Cascading loops of eye pins and jump rings with a feature flower and the delicate touch of ribbon make this a dream necklace.
Springtime Watch and Earrings • Nothing says spring like daffodils … brighten up your spring with some colours.
Luna Illusions • Using wrapped wire work, Swarovski donuts and metalized donuts, this silver and aqua piece is cool and crisp.
Karen Hill Tribe Silver • Many Hill Tribe people prefer silver to paper money, and will often wear their wealth in heavy necklaces, earrings and bracelets.
BASIC BEAD GLOSSARY • A great addition to any design. These stampings come in a vast range and variety of styles and sizes. To suite all tastes, they are any easy...