While making some snowflake earrings for the upcoming holiday season, I noticed the way half the snowflake formed made an interesting pattern. After experimenting, I discovered a way to link multiple forms together and form them into a wreath pattern. The tutorial is catered for beginners or anyone who loves to learn this basic weave. It has in-depth instructions and ultra-clear, close-up photos at each step. Additionally, you can ask me question you have on the tutorial. No more getting stuck and frustrated on a confusing or just plain inaccurate pattern.
Flowers never go out of season. There are flowers that will bloom on summer, fall, autumn and winter and each type of flower has its own beauty that everyone would love to see. Flowers is always a favorite to many and on this issue of DIY Beading Magazine, we’ll see an array of beautiful handmade jewelry tutorials inspired by flowers. Every design has its own beauty and elegance. All jewelry making techniques will surely help you to improve your skills in jewelry making. Soon you’ll have a garden of handmade jewelries on your very own closet. Contains 10 jewelry making tutorials.
I fell in love with purple pearls. To me they look elegant and dramatic. Tried them, matched with mauve seed beads and voila! I've created a necklace with dangling spikes and a flower-like embellished; thus, the name Lilac Necklace came about. The tutorial is catered for intermediate. One must have knowledge of Right Angle Weave and free-form beadweaving. It has in-depth instructions and ultra-clear, close-up photos at each step. Additionally, you can ask me question you have on the tutorial. No more getting stuck and frustrated on a confusing or just plain inaccurate pattern.
Here is a bracelet that looks like daisies but I'd like to call it "Turquoise Roulette" because of the continuous circular Super Dou wrapping the pearl at the center. The bracelet can be worn on any occasion. It's really a simple design but lovely and wearable beaded jewelry. The tutorial is catered for intermediate students. One must know Peyote Stitch and free-form beadweaving. It has in-depth instructions and ultra-clear, close-up photos at each step. Additionally, you can ask me question you have on the tutorial. No more getting stuck and frustrated on a confusing or just plain inaccurate pattern.
In this issue, we present to you the theme of a touch of black in jewelry. We will show to you how the color black adds that little something to our daily lives. We bring you elegant designs in black for you.We all know that the color black holds a mysterious power. When the color is used appropriately, it brings out the sense of power, sophistication and authority. Black also portrays the meaning of potential and possibilities. So do not be afraid or thrown off by this color; instead, embrace it as a part of your design and add that little something to your life! Contains 8 jewelry making tutorials.
Learning how to bead loom is fun. In Ancient American times this is how crafters create drapes of beadwork for decorations, but nowadays, bead looming has become a popular technique for creating handmade beaded jewelries. With a tool called, "bead loom," you can create various patterns and designs. For this cuff bracelet we have created Holly Leaf, just in time for the coming Holidays!
This Pendant is 5cm, 2 inch when completed. This is an advanced/hard project that should be easy to follow by experienced beaders. However if you have any problems you can always contact me.
Decorate your little Christmas tree with your very own handcrafted ornaments and then prep-up for that Christmas party with your very own handcrafted Christmas jewelry! In this issue of DIY Beading Magazine, you’ll lean how to make popular Christmas ornaments like candy canes, Christmas balls and even a Christmas tree to bring that warm and Christmas spirit in your home. And on that special Christmas party with friends and family, prepped-up in your handcrafted Christmas jewelry, you’ll surely shine and bring smile to everyone’s heart, especially if you could give them a Christmas jewelry you’ve personally created. No worries, our talented contributors featured in this magazine will teach you everything you need to know, step by step. So make this Christmas extra super special! Have a Merry Christmas! Contains 10 jewelry making tutorials.
Ever wonder how to turn jump rings into beautiful bracelet? This tutorial shows exactly how to do this! This design requires only basic materials ie copper wires and some beads. By learning this simple technique, you will be able to come up with your own variation of designs!
Millefiori is a popular design for polymer clay, but it is also possible to create this colorful design with seed beads. Using the pattern I have created and by connecting 3D beaded triangles, when constructed into a pendant you will achieve the millefiori pattern. Pearls are added on the sides and at the center for embellishment. You can also change the color if you wish by simply changing the colors on the pattern. The tutorial is catered for intermediate to advance students. One must have knowledge in Right Angle Weave, Peyote Stitch and beading flat triangles. Although, the tutorial has in-depth instructions and ultra-clear, close-up photos at each step instructions for creating flat triangles and basic Peyote stitch will not be shown. Additionally, you can ask me question you have on the tutorial. No more getting stuck and frustrated on a confusing or just plain inaccurate pattern.
This is a peyote stitch bracelet pattern. Please note that the instructions for the toggle ring is not included in this pattern since it is a custom made ring by my bead fairy who tested the pattern. This pattern is designed for the use of Delica #11 beads and nylon thread with #10 or #12 beading needle. Instructions for peyote stitch are not included.
This is simple pattern that excellently fits for friendship bracelets. You can match any colors you like. This file includes pattern detail diagrams and requires intermediate - advanced knowledge in bead crochet, it doesn’t show step by step how to bead crochet. YOU CAN ADJUST YOUR OWN COLOR COMBINATIONS, this is only suggestion.
Year 2015 is here! New beginnings, new ideas, new beaded handmade jewelries to wear! In this issue of DIY Beading Magazine, we are bringing you new ideas and designs for making handmade jewelries. Just like firecrackers, signifying New Year, you will see jewelry designs showing off bright colors and sparkles. Do not be afraid to be wear vibrant colored jewelries and do not be afraid to wear eye-catching designs. This year is your year to be fashionable and get noticed with bright and sparkling jewelries you have personally created. Contains 10 jewelry making tutorials.
Happy Valentine's Day! I'm sure even if it's not Valentine's you will love to wear this beaded heart pendant. Created using Right Angle Weave, learn to make an open beaded heart, but let's put a twist to its design and embellish the center with crystal. The crystal is bezeled using Peyote Stitch and Right Angle Weave, and circling the crystal are white pearls. You have the option to attach the crystal on both sides of the heart so however the pendant dangles, the crystal will show. The tutorial is catered for intermediate to advance students. One must know Right Angle Weave and Peyote Stitch in order to follow the tutorial. The tutorial is written with instructions and ultra-clear, close-up photos and diagrams at each step. Additionally, you can ask me question you have on the tutorial. No more getting stuck and frustrated on a confusing or just plain inaccurate pattern.
Here is a bracelet that when worn you'll feel like a beautiful mermaid under the sea, thus; Sea Goddess is perfect for its name. In this tutorial you'll learn how to embellish right angle weave using bicones and Superdous. Learning how to create each embellished RAW, you can also use them separately to create earrings.
Do you feel it? Do you feel the love in the air? It is indeed that time of the year again! It is that special time of the year where the world comes together to celebrate this day of love! In this issue of DIY Beading Magazine, we are bringing to you fresh and lovely ideas and designs for making handmade heart/love themed jewelry. It is the time for love and romance, so do not hold back and just let your love show by making your very own handmade Valentine gifts! Check out this month's issue where we bring to you Valentine-themed jewelry! Contains 10 jewelry making tutorials.
To make this tutorial you need to know the basics of working with Cubic Raw Technique (abbreviated CRAW or RAW 3d). You have to know how to make a tubular with the CRAW technique and it is important to know how to close a drop earring. (how to make a drop shape)
This bracelet is made for a 6.9 inch or 17.5 cm wrist. Add or subtract beads at the end of step 5, according to your own wrist measurements.
Materials Needed: 1 pc 18 mm rivoli 12 pcs 4 mm bicone 12 pcs 2hole Triangle beads 12 pcs 3x11 mm dagger beads 36 pcs O beads 11/0 Toho seed beads 15/0 Toho seed beads fireline or nylon beading thread, needle
Inspired by crocheted doilies made by my loving Aunt, Editha Margarita, I named this creation after her. I grew up seeing doilies made into table runners, pot holders and little glass crocheted coasters usually in color pink. I don't know how to crochet but wanted to imitate a doily and with Right Angle Weave and Peyote Stitch you can make it happen.
I am not a fan of striking colors but the combination of orange, bronze and turquoise made the Persian bracelet strikingly simple yet elegant at the same time. I arrived with the name Persian because colors bronze and orange are often seen on Persian inspired designs. and with this tutorial, you'll learn how to play, connect and link units of Right Angle Weave to create a totally different design.
Making those earrings doesn't require glue or solder -it's pure wire-wrapping! The process of making these earrings is presented in 3 easy to follow steps (making base, making adornment, and wrapping) and illustrated with 40 pictures. important – I do not show how to oxidize(in fact if you want to oxidize your copper wire, you just have to buy liquid which oxidized silver(I use such one) and put a wire into the liquid for some time(2 -3 minutes). I've used oxidized copper wire and brass wire to create this earrings, but it can be any other wire–brass, copper, silver or gold-filled. If you have any questions concerning this tutorial, please, do not hesitate to contact me.
Making those earrings doesn't require glue or solder -it's pure wire-wrapping! Pictures and descriptions are designed even for those not yet self-confident enough to call themselves intermediate wire-wrapping artists :) •The process of making these earrings is presented in 3 easy to follow parts and illustrated with 37 pictures. •Important–i do not show how to oxidize(in fact if you want to oxidize your copper wire, you just have to buy liquid which oxidized silver(I use such one) and put a wire into the liquid for sometime(2 -3 minutes). But, i do not show ithere. On the other hand you can u see very kind of wire to create this pattern. •If you have any questions concerning this tutorial, please, do not hesitate to contact me.
This tutorial will show you how to make this elegant collar. Round and around loop the pattern like a river going down from the mountain. Level: Intermediate
This tutorial will show you how to make an adjustable bangle with weaving and coiling techniques using two wire colors in order to form overlapped triangles. Level: Advanced
The art of designing and making pieces of jewelry from wires fascinates me greatly. We are truly amazed by the flexibility of wires that can be handcrafted into metal jewelry! In this month's issue, we bring to you tutorials that will aid your craving for learning wire jewelry! These tutorials will satisfy your hunger for wire jewelry and the best thing is that these techniques are equipped with clear instructions for you to follow! Contains 10 jewelry making tutorials.
Pagoda and shapes inspired me to create the necklace pendant. I called it Pagoda because I love how Pagoda roofs look like. Mostly you'll find them in squares, from big to small in size and it is shown on the square necklace design. I then added a bezeled cabochon to add elegance onto the piece.
Beaded Embroidery is a new jewelry making technique for me, but I find it fun, interesting and gives you a lot of option on how you would want to embellish a cabochon. With the Midas' Touch ring, you'll learn how to use picots for embellishing, which made the ring design look so dainty and elegant.
Let's learn to form another shape with the Cubic Right Angle Weave! Commonly used to create shapes is Peyote Stitch but with Cubic Right Angle Weave is it also possible and versatile as the Peyote Stitch. The hoop earrings when created is sturdy and by playing with your imagination, you can embellish it different ways!
Interested in having jewelry that are unconventional? Something unique? Then this issue of DIY Beading Magazine is for you! In this month's issue, we bring to you the wonders of Geometric Jewelry! Geometric Jewelry is something out of the box, something unconventional, yet beautiful. You can bring it up a notch in your wardrobe with these designs! The tutorials that we have are complete with clear instructions and pictures for you to follow! Contains 9 jewelry making tutorials.
Using simple tools like pliers, flush cutters and markers and you can make beautiful jewelry with wire and beads.
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If you know how to make beaded balls, then you can definitely create a beaded bell. With just a little tweaking and/or changing beadweaving directions sometimes you can come up with a totally different design. You can use these beaded bells as charms or if you are up to it, you can wear them as earrings as well.
Suited for intermediate level who knows basic Right Angle Weave, this tutorial is a combination of beadwork and wirework techniques. For the beading part, you'll learn how to create a bead wrapped armature using Right Angle Weave. The beading techniques you'll learn can be used on different sizes of armature. Using the bead wrapped armature as a pendant you'll then use simple wirework skills to create the necklace. For wirework techniques, basic skills like making loops and linking is needed.
A simple elegant necklace you can wear on formal events. You can create the necklace with a touch of other colors, other than blue tone. Any color will perfectly match the white pearls. The necklace measures 17.75 inches long, including the toggle clasp. If you need a longer necklace you can string more pearls and bicones on Step 2 or add more sets of pattern for the focal design.
Behold the magical touch of Soutache' and beaded embroidery and stringing; Oh what a lovely sight! This method of jewelry making is simply incredible! Soutache' and bead embroidery and stringing accentuates beadwork and jewelry designs! In this issue we have brought together tutorials that will teach you how ways to soutache', to do some beaded embroidery and also stringing! So let us embark on this wonderful journey of jewelry making together! Contains 9 jewerly making tutorials.
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