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Bear Berry Necklace, a Celebration of Summer

Summer berries are starting to ripen here, a favorite bear food. These centerpiece bead clusters of green opal from Artbeads reminded me of ripening berries, with their purplish, green, and red tones. They are ‘knitted’ beads, strung together to form a hollow sphere. The Black Bear is glazed clay, other beads are faceted unakaite, jet, […]

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Spring Fantasy Necklace

This delicate necklace appears to have stepped right out of a fairy tale. With its subtle nature-inspired components and pastel colors, it would feel at home in any fantasy world. Inspired by the beauty of spring, our designers used light pink freshwater pearls accented by silver nature-themed elements. We particularly loved playing with the silver-plated […]

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Spring Necklace

My spring necklace, using all artbeads.com products, was inspired by my beautiful rose garden that’s bursting with gorgeous roses in every color! I’ve hand-knotted pink biwa pearls, Swarovski Crystals and Swarovski Crystal Pearls on to griffin silk cord in a ‘tin-cup’ style necklace that can be worn long or wrapped around to make a two-strand […]

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Julie’s Bead Pen & Earrings

Julie’s Bead Pen For this Bead Pen I used the GOOD N PLENTY Fire Designs Hand Blown Furnace Glass mix, the TierraCast Antique Silver 10mm Legend Large Hole Spacer and the TierraCast Antique Silver 10mm Flower Large Hole Spacer. I knew I wanted to use the Good-N-Plenty Fire Designs, but I couldn’t decide between the […]

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Earth Day Jewelry Design Ideas

Next Thursday, April 22 is Earth Day. Consider creating some of these jewelry designs from our Learning Center that celebrate our beautiful planet. Each design comes with a complete component list and easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Home Necklace Celebrate the planet we call home by creating this stunning necklace that features a complementary green […]

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Paloma Necklace

The Paloma necklace is a full of vibrancy and energy, making it perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo. Created with a variety of beads from TierraCast™’s new Viva Mexicana line of products, this necklace is a celebration of the artistry of Mexico. If you want an accent to this necklace, or just something smaller, each […]

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Spring Rhapsody Necklace

I was inspired by Swedish spring and tried to incorporate two of the most common spring flowers – bluebells and liverwort. I’ve put some small birch leaves on the vines around the 3D RAW “branches” (called “musöron”, “mouse ears” in Swedish). And the huge Swarovski Fancy Oval is just representing the quintessence of Spring as […]

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Any Baby Can Necklace

I was asked to make a necklace for the 15th annual charity auction for A.B.C., Any Baby Can. Any Baby Can provides comprehensive assistance for the family of child born with a chronic illness, developmental delay, health risk or challenge. Their belief is that every child deserves a chance to live a happy healthy life. […]

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Flat Stitch Bracelet

My name is Jessica Wheeler and my piece is a flat spiral stich bracelet made with 6 and 4mm swarovski crystals in corresponding colors, and 11o seed beads. It takes me a little over two hours to make each bracelet. I hope you like them, and thank you so much for this opportunity! –Submitted by […]

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Sunflower Sunrise Bracelet

Capture the essence of springtime and carry it with you throughout the year with this gorgeous Sunflower Sunrise bracelet. You’re sure to love the bright colors and bold textures that abound in this beautiful bracelet. Visit our Learning Center to find step-by-step instructions, and a complete list of components. If this bracelet wasn’t already fabulous […]

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