Creative Beading Magazine2 min read
Bead Gallery
13 x short eye pins 62 x 6mm jump rings 13 x 10mm jump rings 1 toggle clasp 7 x 6mm Miracle beads Lime 6 x 6mm Miracle beads Purple 2 pairs of flat nose pliers 2 x short eye pins 2 x short head pins 18 x 6mm jump rings 4 x 10mm jump rings 1 pair ear
Creative Beading Magazine1 min read
Mediterranian Blue
1 pair ear hooks 2 x eye pins 24 x 5mm jump rings 2 x 10mm floral feature beads 4 x 5mm Heishi beads Small quantity 11 degree seed beads 3 colours Cutters Round nose pliers Open up 18 x 5mm jump rings. Thread 3 x 11/0 seed beads to each jump ring, th
Creative Beading Magazine4 min read
A Career Made from Glass
“I AM A PROFESSIONAL glass artist and enjoy all the processes involved working with glass. It is about experimentation both with techniques and design, achieving items that are a representation of my thoughts and concepts. I love working with beads,
Creative Beading Magazine3 min read
Textured Hollows
95cm of White Tigertail 110cm of White Ostrich Wool 1 x 14mm parrot clasp and tag 18 x silver crimp beads 2 x bead cones 2 x 40mm silver eye pins 2 x 5mm silver jump rings 7 x 18mm Hollow Glass Beads 20 x 7mm White Button Freshwater Peals 4 x 11mm Wh
Creative Beading Magazine3 min read
Sweet Surrender
1 x 44cm Belcher Chain 1 x 40cm small Trace Chain 1 x 1m S-Lon Size D Beading Thread Silver 1 x 15mm toggle 5 x eye pins 5 x small pendant bails 4 x 4mm thin jump rings 2 x 5mm thick jump rings 5 x 10mm Orchard Road Flowers Vitrail Light 10-12 x 4mm
Creative Beading Magazine2 min read
Spirals of Silver Pendant
1 x 7 gram packet of PMC3 clay Olive oil spray Decorative cord or your choice of beads or chain Rolling pin or short piece of electrical conduit Placemat or coaster with texture 2 x Paddle Pop sticks Paper towel 1 x small diameter drinking straw Non
Creative Beading Magazine6 min read
Red Coral: A Living, Beading Wonder!
RED CORAL BEGINS LIFE at anywhere between three and 1500 metres below the surface of the ocean in areas such as the Mediterranean Sea and areas in the Pacific Ocean around Japan and Taiwan. It has also been found in areas in the Atlantic Ocean, near
Creative Beading Magazine2 min read
‘D’ Art Lariat
2 metres Tigertail 3 x crimps 1 x 50mm Swarovski ‘D’ Art Pendant 6 grams seed beads Czech 2 Cut Bronze Gold used 6 x 10mm Swarovski Golden Shadow cubes 6 x 10mm Swarovski Copper pearls 6 x 8mm Swarovski Copper Crystal rondelles 14 x 4mm Swarovski Gol
Creative Beading Magazine2 min read
Knotted Necklace
2m x 3 macramé nylon cords in three different colours 3m 24 gauge Gold artistic wire 1m strand of textured wool Macramé jewellery findings Light blend Japanese Toho King seed beads Champagne blend Japanese Toho 11/0 seed beads Blend Czech pressed gla
Creative Beading Magazine1 min read
Rose Double Up Watch
1 x Marcasite watch face 1 x 20cm section of Tigertail 1 x 40cm section of Tigertail 4 x crimps 1 x sterling silver double bail clasp 7 x Rose quartz double drilled faceted rectangles 18 x Rose quartz 4mm faceted rounds Long nose or crimping pliers C
Creative Beading Magazine5 min read
Benjamin’s Crafts
Solder Flux paste Silver for base frame .2 fine stainless steel wire Setting cups Metal sections 80 watt soldering iron Fine chisel tip Pine wood Clothes pegs – optional Toothbrush Rating Soft soldering is almost always used in fashion jewellery s
Creative Beading Magazine3 min read
Crystal Cascade
1 x Tibetan Silver toggle Victorian Flower 50cm x 28 gauge Artistic wire Silver 25 x head pins Silver 4m x beading thread Black 78 x 4mm Ochard Rd bi-cones Gun Metal 73 x 4mm Ochard Rd bi-cones Crystal AB 11 x 6mm Ochard Rd bi-cones Crystal AB 1 x Cu
Creative Beading Magazine2 min read
Colours Of The Wind
15m Tigertail 12 x bells Crimps Strong round metal hoop 2m ribbon or strong wire 1.5kg Acrylic bead mixes in six different colours Crimping pliers Wire cutters Rating Cut approximately 1 metre of Tigertail, thread 1 x bell to the middle of the Tig
Creative Beading Magazine2 min read
Beachy Dream Set
2 m Tigertail Crimps 1 pair earring hooks 2 x pewter toggle clasps 28 gauge or 32 gauge wire silver 1 x 10 grams 2mm mix green glass bugles 12 x 8mm light green shell pearls 15 x 9mm white freshwater pearls potato shape 14 x 8mm dark green 8mm shell
Creative Beading Magazine3 min read
Shopping Guide
Gems and Beads International has an exciting range of enamel pendants in a variety of brash shapes and colours. Feature pieces: AF-6151 ($13.00), AF-7581 ($17.60), AF-7814 ($18.95). www.gemsandbeads.com.au03 9416 3365 Bead Them Up are proud to a
Creative Beading Magazine6 min read
Pearl; It’s French for Bead!
PEARLS ARE THE ONLY GEM created by a living creature, and of the approximately 8000 species of mollusc, only around 20 of them are able to naturally produce pearls. Pearls occur when a particle – sometimes sand, but more likely a parasite – enters th
Creative Beading Magazine2 min read
Sea Circle of Life Necklace
1 x toggle clasp antique silver swirl 14 x 4x1mm antique silver daisy spacers 22 gauge Artistic wire non tarnish silver 45cm oval chain thin silver plated 40cm oval chain large crimped silver plated 1 x 30mm sea foam glass donut 1 x 25mm sea foam gla
Creative Beading Magazine4 min read
Macramé Wattle Choker
6m each x 3 colours of mixed greens macramé nylon thread Silamide thread Macramé jewellery findings Japanese Toho 11/0 seed beads Leaf Green blend Japanese Toho 11/0 seed beads Wattle Yellow blend Beading needle Clipboard Tape measure Scissors Bent n
Creative Beading Magazine5 min read
Samantha And Her Beads …
SAM CANDIDLY ADMITS that she only started making jewellery by chance. Her younger daughter Natalie used to be quite heavy-handed with her little bracelets and necklaces, and Sam was constantly fixing all the bits and pieces. Sam found she enjoyed wor
Creative Beading Magazine2 min read
English Tea Roses
1 x 14mm toggle 14mm 4 x 16mm x 10mm 2 hole spacer bars 3 x crimps Tigertail 20 crystals 4mm bi-cone 5 x 20mm rose, holes through back 3 x 8mm x 5mm tube beads Flat nose pliers Cutters 2 x head pins 50mm 2 x Shepherd’s hooks 2 x rose 20mm with holes
Creative Beading Magazine1 min read
Spotted Goanna
26 gauge wire – 195 centimetres Czech seed beads 5o 11 grams main body colour 3 grams spots 2 black eyes Cutters Rating The Goanna is versatile – you can scale it up by using larger beads and thicker wire, or scale it down by doing the opposite.
Creative Beading Magazine8 min read
Colours of Spring
1 x 12mm Toggle Clasp 2 x 5mm Jump rings 2 x 3-Strand Clasps or 7 strand clasp 2 x10mm Bead Caps I Size D Nymo Thread Colour to suit beads 9 x 6mm Swarovski bi-cone - Light Sapphire A 33 x 6-8mm Mix Potato & Blister Freshwater Pearls – Midnight Blue
Creative Beading Magazine2 min read
Arabian Nights
1m chain red copper 10 x headpins red copper 16 spotty filigree caps red copper 1m black beading thread 1 x 12mm Swarovski pearl copper 20 x 4mm Swarovski pearls copper 5g x 8o seed beads copper AB 5g x 8o seed beads emerald AB Beading needle Scissor
Creative Beading Magazine3 min read
Gipsy Wrist Wrap
1m chain 8 x hat pins 2 x eye pins 6 x small jump rings 1 x large jump ring Lobster clasp 1.2m x 26 gauge artistic wire 2 x 8mm Swarovski bicones 60 x 4mm round coloured beads Round nose pliers Flat nose pliers Wire cutters Length of finished piece:
Creative Beading Magazine4 min read
Macramé: Knot A Problem!
DEFINED AS A FORM of decorative knotting, macramé has been used for centuries, with carvings of the Assyrians and Babylonians depicting the use of knots for decorations, and from around 1200AD the Arabs began to use an early form of the western macra
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