Monthly Archives: April 2014

Simple Leather Lariat Tutorial

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Spanish Pavé Lariat Necklace With just 4 feet of leather and three large hole beads you can make an adorable lariat necklace.  Inexpensive, easy and fun!  Enjoy this simple leather lariat tutorial.  If you haven’t worked with the Spanish Knot

Posted in Bead World, design, DIY, easy tutorial, fashion, free, how to, jewelry, Karen Thompson, lariat, make, necklace, pave, simple, style, trend

15 Things You Should Know Before You Have Your Pearls Restrung!

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15 Things You Should Know Before You Have Your Pearls Restrung! By Ingrid Webster, www.addbeads.com Reprinted with permission Iron Rule for Bead or Pearl Necklaces: No matter which medium they are strung on, and no matter how well it has

Posted in Bead World, before, fix, freshwater, Ingrid Webster, knot, knotted, knotting, pearls, reknotting, repair, restring, Tahitian, what to know

Leather and Pearls

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Leather and Pearls Every summer there’s a trend that we see everywhere — catalogs, runways, magazines, you name it.  One trend that I’m seeing all over the place right now is necklaces made of leather and freshwater pearls.  The styles

Posted in Bead World, bohemian, design, DIY, easy, freshwater, leather, make, necklace, organic, pearls, style, summer, trend

New Seed Bead Class Series

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New Seed Bead Class Series Our seed beading clients have been asking (begging, even!) for more seed bead classes.  Never say Bead World doesn’t give you what you ask for!  Here’s a fun new series guaranteed to keep you entertained

Posted in Bead World, bracelet, class, crystal, Czech glass, make, new, Pamela Howard, Phoenix, scottsdalem jewelry, seed bead, star flower, stitch, weaving