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Contemporary ‘Millennial Pink’ Necklace and Earrings

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

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Love Is in the Air – A Valentine’s Day Necklace

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

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Bellomodo Team Posts · Bracelets · Holiday Ideas · How to... · Seed Beads · Stringing · Techniques · Using Semi-Precious Stones

Men’s Semi-Precious Stone Stackable Bracelets

  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

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Quick & Easy Memory Wire 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

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Palace Steps Earrings Tutorial | Swarovski Crystal & Antique Copper

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!

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Matubo and SuperDuo Necklace: Updated!

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!

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Stamped Nunn Design Mother’s Necklace

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

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