I noticed an article a week or so back about the popularity of a colorway called Millennial Pink, a warm pink color apparently very much in vogue right now. We happen to have a Bead Soup called Bara that embodies all the qualities of this colorway, and Lindsey put this lovely set together using the… Continue reading Contemporary ‘Millennial Pink’ Necklace and Earrings
It all started with the plan to make a quick and simple bracelet featuring a component from the new Nunn Design Winter 2017 line. That idea blossomed into a gorgeous necklace that is something I will treasure for the rest of my life! This is the first time I have tried out the technique of… Continue reading Love Is in the Air – A Valentine’s Day Necklace
I adore making jewelry that my fiancee will enjoy and wear often, because he wants to and not just to please me! This stackable set of bracelets was even better received than I could have anticipated. It all started one day when he was feeling kind of down and I was inspired to create a special… Continue reading Men’s Semi-Precious Stone Stackable Bracelets
Memory wire is a really fun material to work with. It holds shape and is easy to string beads onto. Usually, memory wire bracelets are made as one long continuous bracelet with several loops, but for this short project I decided to make several single-loop bracelets so that they can be mixed and matched or… Continue reading Quick & Easy Memory Wire Bracelets
The angle of these earrings reminds me of sweeping palace steps, hence the name. Two shades of copper all-metal seed beads set off the smoky emerald green crystal, and are echoed by the Nunn Design fine faceted ball chain and crimp ends. They are seriously luxurious and feel as good to wear as they look. Keep reading for instructions!
This chunky necklace by Nela Kábelová is a great way to show off a collection of Matubo 7/0 seed beads and SuperDuos. It’s really more of a recipe than a pattern. There are three tutorials for the three bead sizes, showing you how to make the large, medium, and small beaded beads. With all three sizes all… Continue reading Matubo and SuperDuo Necklace: Updated!
So many gorgeous new Nunn components arrived recently and I was inspired to try my hand at metal stamping again. Although, they did not come out perfect and I had to scrap a couple pieces along the way, overall, I am very happy to have a necklace with all my sons (including the newest one… Continue reading Stamped Nunn Design Mother’s Necklace
July’s traditional birthstone is Ruby and since we don’t carry real rubies we decided to expand our creativity into other beads and components. 😉 In looking at all things ruby colored in the shop, we found a gorgeous ruby Czech Glass dragonfly button and I was inspired to use it in my go-to bracelet for… Continue reading Ruby Dragonfly Bracelet
We just got in our first shipment of the new Semi Glazed seed beads from Toho… they are Gorgeous! Ashley from Wild Human Designs made this multi-strand bracelet which highlights very nicely how beautiful they are. There are lots of great colors to choose from, so feel free to choose your own! You can download the… Continue reading Semi Glazed Rainbow Bracelet
We’re always getting new things into the shop and of course that makes me want to play with them and make something out of them. This week it was a new piece from Green Girl (the Grateful Heart Bird Coin) and a new color of WireLace, Ocean Mist, that caught my attention. This particular pendant with… Continue reading Ocean Breeze Necklace