Category: necklace

3 in 3 Chain Maille Bracelet

3 in 3 Chain Maille Bracelet  The 3 in 3 chain maille pattern is one of the quickest, easiest chain maille patterns to master and it makes a substantial, attractive bracelet.  Try it as a dangle earring or a necklace

Tree of Life Wire Pendant

Tree of Life Wire Pendant Required Materials: 28 gauge Vintaj brass wire (approx 4 feet) 4mm round Moss Agate beads (24-30) 34mm brass ring Needle nose pliers Round nose pliers Wire cutters Cut the 28 gauge wire into 4 inch

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

Simple Leather Lariat Tutorial

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

Leather and Pearls

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

Finishing a Leather Bracelet with Crimp Ends

Finishing a Leather Bracelet with Crimp Ends   Leather jewelry is SUCH a hot trend right now.  Thick leather, however, can pose a bit of a challenge — you can’t really knot it, so how do you add a clasp? 

How to Tie a Slide Knot to Make an Adjustable Bracelet

How to Tie a Slide Knot to Make an Adjustable Bracelet One of the most common questions we get at the front counter is, “How do you tie sliding knots to make an adjustable necklace or bracelet?”  This type of

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Three Strand Wire Crochet Necklace Tutorial

Three Strand Wire Crochet Necklace   This classic wire crochet necklace is easy to learn, quick to create and is easily customizable!  You can make all the strands the same length for a full, flirty look or graduate the strands

Bead Challenge Winners for November 2012

It’s been another amazing Bead Challenge at Bead World!  You just would not believe the quality of the entries this time around.  Our community is overflowing with talent!  We know how much you guys love to see inspiring design, so

Beautiful Braiding

There’s a hot trend that’s been catching my eye for the last few weeks.  It’s so simple, and yet looks amazing with a wide variety of beads.  Guess what — it’s BRAIDING!  Yep, the time-honored basic braid.  I’m using three