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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

Steal These Basic Concepts of Design

Almost every day, I’m called upon to help a client design a piece of jewelry.  Generally the conversation goes something like this:Client: “What beads go with this bead?”Bead Worlder: “There are hundreds of beads that could go with that bead.

Posted in balance, bead, Bead World, concept, contrast, design, gem, jewelry, Lezli Goodwin, Nancy Linderman, necklace, odd numbers