Monthly Archives: May 2014

Tree of Life Bracelet Tutorial

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Tree of Life Bracelet This fun seed bead and waxed linen bracelet is super easy and highly customizable.  Choose your favorite colors to make it your own!  Consider adding charms or crystals if you want added bling.  It’s the perfect

Posted in Bead World, bracelet, button, design, directions, easy DIY, free, instructions, jewelry, Karen Thompson, knot, make, purple, seed bead, simple, summer, tutorial, waxed linen

Falling Leaves Bracelet Tutorial

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Falling Leaves Bracelet Tutorial Required Materials: 4mm round blue fire agate (16 inches)  2mm square nuggets (140)  3mm faceted nuggets (40) 4mm faceted nuggets (16)  3mm round hematite (35)  4mm matte plated hematite (16) 16 silver plated leaves (1 inch

Posted in 5 wrap, Bead World, bracelet, charm, dangle, design, DIY, falling leaves, gem, Karen Thompson, knot, make, silk, silver, waxed linen

Balance in Asymmetry

Balance in Asymmetry Asymmetry is one of the biggest challenges that face today’s jewelry designers.  The whole “random” look is so popular, but it’s harder than it seems.  How do we balance pieces when we can’t count on symmetry, where

Posted in African, asymmetry, balance, bead, Bead World, design, DIY, Elsa Rector, funky, jewelry, mismatch, necklace, random, symmetry, trend

New Nina Charms!

New Nina Charms! We just got in a large shipment of brand new Nina Designs charms in bronze and silver plated bronze!  These charms and links are stylish, fun and extremely high quality.  (You’ll find Nina charms on jewelry in

Posted in Bead World, bronze, buddha, charm, cross, design, DIY, hamsa, jewelry, link, make, nina, ohm, om, silver plated, skull, wing