Category Archives: Costume Jewellery

Autumn leaves Necklace

necklace Complete the bracelet-and-earring set by Linda Arline Hartung Supplies Kits available from Alacarte Clasps, 800.977.2825, alacarteclasps. com. necklace 18 in. (46 cm) ◆ 3 26 mm leaf-shaped crystals ($8) ◆ 7 8 mm bicone crystals, topdrilled ($3.50) ◆ 7
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Chip crystal earrings

These earrings go with the beautiful asymetrical necklace Supplies 2 8-12 mm gemstone chips 12 4 mm bicone crystals 20 in. (50 cm) 24-gauge half-hard wire 2 2-in. (5 cm) head pins pair of earring wires chainnose and roundnose pliers
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Valentine earrings

Pair crystals and sterling-silver chain for a lovely earring set by Anna Elizabeth Draeger Adorable heart-link chain was the inspiration for these light-hearted holiday adornments. materials earrings • Swarovski crystals 2 6mm rondelles 14 4mm bicones 4 4mm rounds •
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Cherry Blossom Earrings

Designed by:Joann  Allard FINISHED SIZE 21⁄2” Materials 52 cream soda size 11° seed beads (A) 10 amber/rose AB size 10° triangles (B) 10 pink opal 6mm bell flowers 8 raspberry/white 7mm star cups 2 cranberry 7mm star cups 2 raspberry/white
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Cross-Weave Technique

Happy Holiday Tree Make a cute holiday pin, ornament, or pendant. Select a handful of crystals and go to work! Designed by Diane Schroer MATERIALS one tree 13/8 x 13/4 in. (3.5 x 4.4 em) 8 mm star or other
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Peyote Stitch Basics

Flat, even-count peyote ( 1) Pick up an even number of beads. These beads become the first two rows. ( 2 ) To begin row 3, pick up a bead, and go through the second bead from the end.(As you
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Fast Peyote Stitch

Weave two rows of peyote stitch in a single pass by Dona Anderson I learned this accelerated method for doing peyote stitch in 1999 from Kathy Rice of New Mexico who, in turn, learned it from an American Indian beader.
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Flower of Bollywood Earrings

By: Jean Yates FINISHED SIZE 3″ LONG Materials 4 rose AB 4mm Swarovski crystal rounds 2 rose 6mm Swarovski crystal rounds 2 rose 10mm lampworked beads 4 gold-filled 3mm rounds 2 vermeil 5mm beaded rounds 2 vermeil 8mm beaded rounds
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Ballerina Bear

A fun introduction to 3-D peyote stitch by Randy Wilson materials • 3g Japanese seed beads, size 110, each of 2 colors (color A for the head, color B for the torso) • 3 Japanese seed beads, size 110, black
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Beaded Bells

by Elizabeth Noel Make this beautiful beaded bell for the holidays using netting around a styrofoam form. The project is for more advanced beaders and will take about eight hours to complete. To make sure your end product is something
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