Here's what you'll need - - strand of your favorite narrow shaped beads - 10 inches of beading wire - 12 inches of gold chain - Scissors Step 1 -Tie a double knot at one end of the beading wire, leaving a 1-2 inch excess. Step 2 - Cut the strand of beads to let them loose, and start...

The focal works up in a freeform manner, with simple wraps with each added bead, so you can change up the shapes and placement to suit your taste. To make one ring you will need: 0.5 mm Silver plated beading wire 2mm Aluminium silver beading wire 8mm Czech fire polish glass beads Crystal...

Bead & Button, August 2008 Issue #86, page 34 Creative Beading Vol. 4, page 78 Change of Focus by Julie Riggs Give a Russian Spiral Center Stage by Stringing it Between Chunky Accent Beads This is another project that I never fully attempted, mostly because I've never had much interest in...

of innovative yarns such as wires, beads and ribbons, it's a collection that is intended for the elaborate and richly decorated rooms, where the fabrics can catch the glisten of light. Describe the key features of your collection / project? I wanted to create glamour in my collection so I...

My personal favorites are the Trendy Twisted Bracelet, which combines leather cord with seed beads and wire wrapping, and the Super Hoop Necklace, which features a ceramic donut on a multi-strand, macramé-like necklace. Each project in Creative Beaded Jewelry includes step-by-step...

The "W label" consists of 15 headpieces made with a variety of materials and techniques like intricate beading, wiring and stone setting. Why "W"? It stands for "wolf". "Our company's symbol is a wolf that represents Olivia's spirit and depicts our bride's character. They are discerning,...

That's exactly what the Chanel Cage Classic Flap Bag does – sure, you can't toss your loose change into it after a Starbucks run, but the beaded wire cage stretched over a thin metal frame creates a dazzling, delicate visual that's unlike any Chanel flap bag I've seen before. (And trust me,...

, knitting and crochet are ideal ways to combine beads with textile elements. In Elements of Style, designer Rosemary Hill shares her passion for mixing up three unique and wonderful craft genres, using a variety of materials. Most of the components are familiar friends to experienced...

They almost make me want to design with metals again! Want a closer look? With thanks to Sixth & Spring books, I'm giving away a free copy of Creative Wire Jewelry to one lucky reader. To enter, leave a comment on this post, and answer the following question: What is your favorite type of...

 

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