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Be Bold Wear Yellow

12Jewellery Making Projects & Ideas


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Jewellery Making Project Czech Glas

3.In this section you are Fran Perry In house designer

working on the outside of the bracelet. Thread a 6mm bead onto the cord and then

1.Cut two pieces of chain 37

thread the cord up through

links in length. Also cut the

the

next

link

of

chain.

cord into 2 lengths of 1 meter, and 2 lengths of half a meter.

4.Thread another bead onto the cord and then thread the

2.Put one of the pieces of

cord up through the next link

chain to the side for the

of chain. Continue until you

time being. Tie one of the

have used 19 beads. Tie a

half meter lengths of cord

knot at the end of the chain

to one end of the chain.

to secure. (Remember to not

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cut off the excess cord as this will be needed at the end.) 5.Repeat steps 2 to 4 using the other piece of chain. 6.Now place the two pieces of beaded chain together. (Beads facing outwards.) Tie a piece of the 1 meter length cord to one of the end links of chain and weave the cord


ss Weave Bracelet

Kit Project

11.When you have weaved all

17

beads

bracelet the

tie

end

12.Now

onto a

link

the

knot of

bring

all

to

chain. the

loose cord ends together and

enclose

neatly

inside a box closer and trim

the

excess

cord.

13.Connect a magnetic clasp to each end using jump rings. through the second link of

the

chain on both pieces of chain.

cord that is linking the two

Do this twice before weaving

Pieces

cord of

underneath chain

the

together.

the cord through the fourth link of chain on pieces of chain.

9.Thread a 6mm bead onto the cord

7.Continue

until

you

and then thread

have

the cord underneath the next

come to the end of the

piece of cord that is linking

chain. Tie the cord to one of

the two pieces of chain.

the end links of the chain.

There we go, ready to rock! PRODUCTS USED 0.5m Large Belcher Chain 60x 6mm Czech Faceted Glass 2m 0.6mm Shamballa Cord 1x 7mm Magnetic Clasp 4x 4mm Box Closer 4x 6mm Thin Jump Ring

10.So every time you come up

inbetween

the

two

TIPS & ADVICE

pieces of chain with the cord

If you are finding it hard to

you add a bead and then

thread the beads onto the

you thread the cord down

cord then put a tiny bit of

through the two pieces of

glue on the end of the cord.

chain over the cord that 8.Tie

the

other

1

meter

links the two pieces of chain.

You can put a bit of glue on

length of cord to the end

the knots to secure them if

link of chain and now thread

you think that they might come undone.


Beat The High Street

a woven pearl necklace from Top Shop.

Summer is upon us (well sort

‘Beat the High Street’ challenge

style. For our own version we

of) and the high street is full

chose

ethnic

kept the design pretty similar

of beach friendly jewellery.

inspired

from

to the original, but when

Every sun goddess knows

Accessorize. Ok let’s be honest,

producing them at home, why

that bangles and beachwear

it’s not the biggest of savings

not go colour combination

go hand in hand and in our

(40p to be exact), but it is still

crazy. Try matching them to

opinion, the more bangles

cheaper and you do have the

your

you wear the better. With

choice of choosing your own

your flip flops or even your

that in mind, this month’s

colour scheme, accessories and

beach towel.

a

beautiful bracelet

set

is Cord – 10535 0.7mm Stretch Magic Skulls - 11771 12mm Semi Precious Store) 6mm Indian Glass (In – 12062 ad 6/0 Miyuki Seed be Glass – 12362 6mm Czech Faceted ll Spacers -4305 5mm Metal Rhonde

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favourite

some

swimwear,

All you need Stretch

magic

Elastic Cord and whatever beads take your fancy. Easy peasy

lemon

squeezy

!

Kerri McKenna In house designer


New Gift & Homewares

SHABBY CHIC HEART, BRACELET & NECKLACE DISPLAY

INSPIRATIONAL MAGNETIC HEART BLACKBOARD This homely rustic style magnetic blackboard is brilliant for putting inspiring images and reminders for your jewellery studio.

You can keep all your newly made jewellery safe and organised, with this beautiful whitewashed shabby & chic designed jewellery holder, perfect for any jewellery makers home studio.

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4 DRAWER WOODEN STORAGE, HEART JEWELLERY CHEST You can keep all your newly made jewellery safe and organised. This is perfect for any jewellery makers home studio. Price: £19.50 Id: 16117

WHITE GOLD ROSE INSPIRATIONS CLIP When making jewellery we all need to be reminded how we got inspired, so why not use this handy rose clip and have an image to remember what inspired you to make your jewellery. Price: £1.99 ID: 16120

GIVE A GIRL SHOES HEART DECORATION

If you’re a lover of shoes, then this cute heart decoration is a nice reminder why we all work so hard. So lets make some more jewellery! Price: £5.50 ID: 16123 www.the-beadshop.co.uk

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Fantastic Jewellery D Lily Pad Inspired Bracelet

01. With this cute little number I have

Designed by Fran Perry

combined white fimo flowers sitting inside turquoise beads to create a lily pad look. The white of the fimo flowers give the turquoise beads a calm feel while the pink adds a bit of extra colour.

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Sun Petal Hoop Earrings Designed by Emily Kersh

:12916 White ID l flower- gs ID:256 ta e p o m 12mm fi jump rin s ID:847 er plated 5mm silv plated jump ring :253 r ID e s lv in si p e 4mm d ey lver plate 50mm si tail Shop In Our Re al inlaid drops le clasp st ry c eart togg m 5m bossed h m labasta e A m t m in 8 M 14x1 crystalsi sk v ro a 4mm Sw

02. These simple to make wire hoop earrings are a great accessory for summer, With a lovely contrast of the gold and yellow, they would bring a bit of bling to any outfit! 6mm czech faceted roun d glass - Lem 4mm diaman on 12359 te rhondell - gold plated 6mm Swarov ski xilion bi 6585 cone - Jonqui 4mm stardu l 7297 st beads - go ld plated Beadalon 3. 5 EZ 3930 7 strand bead crimp end - Gold Plated 14323 alon 0.15 in - bronze colo 5mm jump ur 10272 rings - gold plated 2632 fishook earw ires - gold pl ated 258

Summer Floral Necklace

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Designed by Ami Milligan

03.

I love combining the sparkle of Swarovski

elements with the dull finish of antique chain; it gives a beautiful vintage to feel to a piece.

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Fine Curb Chain – Silver Plated - ID: 4674 Swarovski Baroque Pendant – Cryst al AB – ID:9816 6mm Jump Rings – Silver Plated – ID: 850 4mm Jump Rings – Silver Plated – ID: 847 Bail Pendant and Loop – Silver Plate d – ID: 3890


Design Ideas

Be Inspired

Vintage Sunflower Spiral Necklace Designed by Ami Milligan

04. This beautiful Spring-time inspired tiara uses Swarovski Bicones and Pearls, along with our gorgeous filigree leaf charms to create a stunning wedding look. Perfect for a bride who wants to add a splash of colour to her big day! 10771- 0.8mm Beadsmith Craft Wire 4562- 5mm Thin Jump Rings 6139- 50mm Eyepins- Antique Copp er 9447-Swarovski Bicone - Sunflower 11188- Swarovski 12mm Drop- AB 12915- 12mm Fimo Petal FlowerYellow In Our Retail Shop 12x17mm oval toggle clasp 6.5mm small flower spacer bead-

02 04 05.

copper

Yellow is my absolute favourite colour, it’s

bright, cheerful and brightens up my day. I am completely drawn to it, therefore I wanted to create

Art Deco Style Earrings

a piece of jewellery that stands out and represents

Designed by Lynn Whiteside

my kind of yellow – bold and bright. I decided upon creating a pair of statement earrings to show off this brilliant colour. I also incorporated a hint of steampunk into my design by using clock hands.

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Tiger Tail – Silver – 5087 Side Hinge Calottes (3.2mm cup) – Fishook Earwires – 13971 5mm Jump Rings – 11580 2mm Round Crimp Beads – 12535 5 Hole Round Earring Connector – 14302 50mm Headpins – 11583 16mm Watch Hand Pendant – 1133 2 4mm Miyuki Cube Seed Beads 4mm Faceted Round Glass Jonquil – 12029 6mm Faceted Round Glass Lemon – 12359 5mm Metal Rhondell Spacer – 4474 6mm Wooden Round – Yellow – 20 10mm Wooden Round – Yellow – 22


7 Strand Beadalon Crinkle Wire

Emily Kersh - In house designer The 0.38mm 7 Strand Beadalon crinkle wire is a great product to use if you are looking for a unique finish. The irregular bends in the wire create a rustic, less polished effect and as the wire comes in a variety of colours, it will cater for almost ever style and taste. We

have

recently

introduced a new line

to go with every outfit. . I decided to go for a mixture of Teal and Peacock because the beads are all different shapes and sizes, so the contrast would work well. With a beach theme

bamboo semi-precious beads with

the string. The colour range is so beautiful; I would love to make different variations

Czech

faceted

Green and the Purple Iris/ Aqua. These are mixed with 6mm

Round

Polaris

To represent the sea I decided to choose a new Swarovski

Xilionbicones

called

Provence

Lavender-Chrysolite in mind, I can definitely imagine wearing these on holiday with a lovely tan.

Swarovski 4mm Bicone – Chrysolite Swarovski 6mm Bicone – Fern Green 8-22mm Blister Freshwater Pearl – Teal 8-22mm Blister Freshwater Pearl – Peacock

style

beads in Matte Red colour.

colour

pearl beads and I was excited to find that they are sold by

6mm

beads in shades of Pink/Blue

“I LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! Beadalon EZ Crimp Ends”

of 8-22mm freshwater

Beads used:

I have combined 3mm sea

teaming

that

Blend,

with

6mm

Fern Green AB 2x as they compliment water

pearls

the

fresh

beautifully.

3mm Semi Precious – Sea Bamboo 6mm Faceted Glass – Pink/Blue Green 6mm Faceted Glass – Purple Iris/Aqua Beadalon 3.5mm EZ Crimp End Beadalon 7 Strand Crinkle Wire


Beadalon - Beading Loom The Beadalon Beading Loom is a wonderful and easy way to take up the traditional art of Bead

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Weaving!

£5.50

Enjoy endless hours of creativity while making unique bracelets, necklaces, pouches, ring tops, hair accessories, and much more! It’s a wonderful introduction to using seed beads for those intimidated by tiny beads, and is also fabulous for seasoned beaders.

Beadsmith The Ricks Beading Loom A unique, patented design, the Ricks Beading Loom is an easy to use loom to allow you to create stunning, intricate beaded designs including necklaces, bracelets, belts, headbands and more! It works with any size bead and is adjustable to allow precise construction of

your

beautiful

beaded

projects.

And unlike other looms that leave multiple threads, this loom leaves only 2 threads on each end, and you can set code:16027

up 40 warps in less than 5 minutes!

£39.99

Fast setup with no assembly required gets you bead weaving in no time.


Super duo Weaved Bracelet

ID:16149 Emily Kersh - In house designer

a Czech Glass Super Duo Beads are p. great new addition to The Bead Sho Create this cute weave and produce . a stunning bracelet or necklace With a large range of colours the

possibilities are endless; blend your nt colours together or experime will both es, with contrasting shad s. give you equally stunning look

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as These bracelets are available ons. ucti instr kits with step by step Once you have mastered the weaving technique, why not try We your own colour designs.

sell Super Duo beads in 10g bags available from our website.

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Craft Wrie The Beadsmith Silver Plated Craft Wire, also known as Hobby Wire,is a versatile,professional quality craft wire with a rich, lustrous colour. This Non-Tarnish wire is soft and easy to bend without creasing, and can be moulded without

Seed Beads at fantastic prices, so you are able to create pieces

at

hammered damage

to

with

tools

the

colour.

This wire is perfect for all of your wire

Our seed beads are available to purchase jewellery

and any

a

reasonable

cost.

work; from wire wrapping, crochet and knitting to fashioning beautiful tiaras and creating your own unique jewellery findings.

We have a fantastic collection of colours to choose from to suit whatever the style of the piece you are creating. Within the seed bead section we have various types including

Miyuki

6/0

seed

beads

and

Matsuno peanut beads to name but a few. We are confident that you will find a choice of seed bead colours and style that fits the design you are looking to create.

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BOOK REVIEW ‘100 BEADED Flowers, Trinkets & Charms’ by Amanda Brooke MurrHindson

It took me a while to decide

little giddy and ended up

on a project because I wanted

making a number of insects

to make everything! However

and flowers, I think they

As a newbie to the bead world

I did finally manage to narrow

work well as rings, necklaces,

I still have a lot of techniques

the book down, settling on the

hair slides and brooches,

to explore and something I

‘Bugs world’ and ‘In the garden’

but also they would look

hadn’t yet worked with (mainly

sections which seemed great

great sticking out of a plant

due to fear) was seed beads...

for a spring/summer project.

pot or hanging in the car.

The idea of Seed Beads filled me

I started with the simpler

This book is packed full of

with dread, a product exclusively

designs

fun projects for all ages. I

reserved for geniuses. I’d seen

instructions clear and easy to

would

‘Battle of the Bead Smith’;

follow. I then moved on to the

slightly larger seed beads (6

the

projects that were a bit ‘fiddly’

or 8) until you get the hang of

but the challenge remained

things. Then move on to size

But then I was introduced

enjoyable. I fell in love with the

11’s for more of a challenge

to the book: ‘100 BEADED

book and enjoyed reading the

and

Flowers, Trinkets & Charms’ by

informative notes on each page.

Amanda Brooke Murr-Hindson

I would recommend it to those

skills

are

astounding!

and

found

who like a fun and This

book

introduction

is to

a

great

kitsch style; also I think

tiny

beads

it would be a great

and I was amazed at the level

book for older children.

of detail you can create with

I must admit I got a

relatively

simple

techniques.

the

recommend

a

daintier

using

result.

Lynn Whiteside In House Designer



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