Creative Beading Magazine4 min letti
Weaving Wonder
“I WAS ON THE LOOKOUT for a hobby that would capture me. Then one day I was walking down Smith Street of Collingwood in Melbourne and noticed the Bead Company and some sparkly beads. That was it. I was well and truly kidnapped.” What captured Sandra’
Creative Beading Magazine3 min letti
Byzantine Weave Variation with Swarovski Drops
238 x 4.5mm ID chain maille rings 21 x 7mm ID chain maille rings 5 x 76mm head pins 1 x toggle 5 x 8mm Swarovski crystal bi-cones 5 x 6mm Swarovski crystal bi-cones 5 x 6mm rondelles Bent nose pliers Chain nose pliers Round nose pliers Rating Open
Creative Beading Magazine1 min letti
Aqua Keys Ring
.5m x 22 gauge non tarnish silver wire 1m x Peacock Blue 28 gauge wire 2 x 10mm opaque Dark Sapphire flowers 2 x 8mm Rhinestone Squaredelles nickel black diamond 2 x 8mm Swarovski crystal donuts Indocolite 2 x 6mm Pacific Opal bi-cones 2 x 5x10mm cry
Creative Beading Magazine2 min letti
Pearly Green Shells Set
180mm heavy Soft Flex beading wire or Tigertail 32 x 25mm eye pins 18 x 25mm head pins 16 x 6mm jump rings 4 x small crimp beads 1 x toggle set 8 x 17mm green shell discs 8 x medium Paua shell pieces 8 x CCB disco balls 8 x small foil pale green hear
Creative Beading Magazine2 min letti
Lampwork Orb
1m Sterling Silver chain 1m Sterling Silver wire 15 x 3cm Sterling Silver head pins ball end 2 x 5cm Sterling Silver head pins ball end 1 Sterling Silver Lobster clasp with jump ring 1 pair Sterling Silver Sheppard ear hooks 5 x 14x30mm clear, black
Creative Beading Magazine2 min letti
Turquoise and Silver Fob Necklace
.50m x 6.5mm Belcher chain Silver Plate .10m x 4.5mm Belcher chain Silver Plate .10m chain Fancy Link Silver Plate 2 x 13mm end spacer bars 2 row Silver Plate 1 x 20mm fob clasp round Silver Plate 1 x large Dragonfly 1 ring Silver Plate 1 x triangle
Creative Beading Magazine2 min letti
Springtime Bracelet and Earrings
40-50cm blue Tigertail 10 x eye pins 1 x Enamel and Crystal Slide 3 x Tibetan Silver Bees 3 x 6mm jump rings 1 x Sunflower toggle clasp Crimps 1 pair ear hooks 48 x 6mm Czech Firepolish Crystals – Blue Lagoon Semi precious chips – Adventure Blue 12
Creative Beading Magazine2 min letti
Black Butterfly Collection Part 2
1 pair gold plated surgical steel ear hooks 2 x gold plated wire protectors 2 x gold plated crimps 2 x gold plated crimp covers 50cm black Accu-Flex 2 x gold Pure Allure Butterfly Sliders Jet 2 x Swarovski pendants 6000 Jet 2 x Swarovski Simplicity
Creative Beading Magazine3 min letti
Eye of Protection
5 metres of cotton cord 1 x evil eye bead 8 x 7mm round black glass beads 1 x wire coat hanger Clear nail polish 4 x sticky labels LENGTH: adjustable to fit Rating Cut five metre length of cotton cord in half. Fold each piece of cotton cord in hal
Creative Beading Magazine5 min letti
The Creative Beader
WHERE DOES YOUR IMAGINATION take you when you hear the word ‘beach’? Does your mind float away thinking of our spectacular Australian coastlines, or do you drift away to that beach hut somewhere in the Bahamas? Maybe warm sand under your feet comes t
Creative Beading Magazine5 min letti
Purple Princess Wirework Necklace and Earrings
1.2m x 12 gauge aluminium coloured wire 0.75m x 1cm wide coloured organza ribbon 5m x 24 gauge Artistic wire 2 x foldover clasps 2 x 10mm Czech faceted fire polished 22 x 6mm Czech faceted fire polished 27 x 4mm Czech faceted fire polished 4 x 8x6mm
Creative Beading Magazine5 min letti
Karen Hill Tribe Silver
THE HILL TRIBES OF Thailand and Burma are composed of nomadic people whose lineage can be traced back to the 12th century, originating from Tibet and Southern China. The Hill Tribes have recently seen a considerable increase in their populations due
Creative Beading Magazine2 min letti
Black Butterfly Collection
1m x black Accu-Flex 1m x 22 gauge metre gold 1 x gold plated crimp 1 x 10cm hair clip 8 x gold Pure Allure Butterfly sliders Jet 32 x 4mm Jet Swarovski bi-cones 6 x Swarovski pendants 6000 Jet 17 x 4mm gold plated brass square rounds Wire cutters Ro
Creative Beading Magazine2 min letti
Coiling Gizmo
BASICALLY YOU ARE COILING WIRE to create beads and other coiled designs. There are a number of coiling tools on the market, yet I’ve found the Coiling Gizmo simple and easy to use. As with the use of all tools one shouldn’t forget about safety. When
Creative Beading Magazine5 min letti
All about Shell
SHELL IS FORMED NATURALLY BY various types of mollusc. Molluscs have calcium rich blood which is filtered through an outer organ called the mantle. The mantle then separates the calcium from the blood and turns it into calcium carbonate crystals whic
Creative Beading Magazine17 min letti
20 Projects For Under $20 Each
Round nose pliers Chain nose pliers Wire cutters Crimping pliers Glue 5 x Tibetan silver hangers 19 x head pins 1 x neck ring 5 x 10mm Orchard Rd rounds French blue 8 x 6mm Orchard Rd bi-cones onyx 6 x 6mm Orchard Rd bi-cones crystal AB 5 x 4mm Orch
Creative Beading Magazine3 min letti
Twisted Leaf
1 x Nouveau swirls toggle clasp 7 x bronze eye pins 2 x Vintaj Filigree cones 1m brown Tigertail. 6 x bronze crimps 7 x Size 6 green seed beads 10g light olive green silverlined bugles 10g light topaz silverlined bugles 1 x 6mm light olive multifacet
Creative Beading Magazine2 min letti
Chain Drop Linked Tassel Necklace
1.5m black nickel chain 15cm Tigertail 45 x 25mm head pins 1 x eye pin 2 x crimps 1 x calotte 2 x 10mm jump rings 8 x 13mm jump rings 30 x 6mm Czech fire polished – assorted colours 16 x 8mm Czech fire polished – assorted colours 1 x 12mm Czech fire
Creative Beading Magazine2 min letti
Swing Bracelet
25cm Accuflex wire 2 x silver crimps 2 x silver wire guardians 16 x jump rings 4 x head pins Magnetic clasp 10 x Jet Design Lampwork Beads (LB) 4 x size 11 clear seeds 7 x 8mm Czech crystals (Cry) 12 x daisy spacers 8 x 3mm metal beads 24 x metal dan
Creative Beading Magazine1 min letti
Rings Chain of Maille Elegance Necklace
11 x 13mm heavy duty round jump rings 66 x 6mm jump rings 88 x 4mm round jump rings 33 x 38mm eye pins 1 x clasp – optional 33 x 8mm Czech fire polished assorted Chain nose pliers Round nose pliers x 2 LENGTH: 95-110cm Rating Sort beads into colou
Creative Beading Magazine2 min letti
Sterling Silver and Wood Charm Bracelet
1 x Sterling Silver toggle clasp 2 x 6mm .76x4.1 oval jump rings 2 x Sterling Silver charms 2 x textured flat rings 2 x crimp tubes 2 x Cable Nimble/wire guardians Tigertail 8 x 10x15 oval nuggets Bayong Wooden 3 x 12mm Sterling Silver 2 x 8x12mm ova
Creative Beading Magazine3 min letti
Pressed Heart
3m x fine 2mm chain 18 x 0.9x6mm jump rings 4 x 10mm metal flower bead caps 10 x 50mm eye pins 1 x 50mm CCB heart pendant 2 x 36mm CCB diamaond shaped beads 4 x 25mm CCB diamond shaped beads 2 x 25mm acrylic diamond shaped beads 2 x 12mm acrylic roun
Creative Beading Magazine3 min lettiDesign
Dancing Queen
2m #10 Craft Line Nymo D 10g x 8o Miyuki Triangles 20g x 11o seed beads 72 x 4mm Swarovski bi-cones 2 x size 12 beading needles Beading glue Thread conditioner Thread snips 60cm #10 Craft Line 2 x Earring Hooks 2 x 8o Miyuki Triangles 40 x 11o Seed B
Creative Beading Magazine2 min lettiDesign
Crystal Necklace
3 x 50mm head pins 1 x 75mm eye pin 1metre Tigertail 2 x crimp covers 1 x magnetic clasp Crimps 34 x 6mm Swarovski 5301 bi-cones 6 x 8mm Swarovski 5301 bi-cones 3 x 4mm Swarovski 5301 bi-cones 1 x 9x6mm Swarovski 5500 Pear 22 x 5mm rondelle crystals
Creative Beading Magazine3 min letti
Mosaic Linked Crystal Bracelet
Round nose pliers Chain nose pliers Wire cutters 2 x 41mm Ancient Gold eyepins 86 x 25mm Ancient Gold eyepins 1 x 4mm Ancient Gold jumpring 1 x Ancient Gold Toggle clasp Bracelet Strands: Swarovski Crystal 5301 bi-cones 4 x 4mm Light Siam AB 3 x 6mm
Creative Beading Magazine1 min letti
Shopping Guide
All About Beads 21 Taria St, Marsden Qld 4132 Ph: 07 3803 6401 beadsupplies@bigpond.com www.allaboutbeads.com.au Beads Direct www.beadsdirect.bizhelen@beadsdirect.biz Ph: 07 4922 2289 Selonj have recently received their new shipment of Non Tarnish
Creative Beading Magazine3 min letti
Diimurr, The Forest Spirit And His Ten Beautiful Daughters.
30cm of .5mm Sterling Silver half hard wire 15cm of Brown artistic wire 1 x Silver Teardrop hoop earring (5cm x 2.5cm) 1 x 1.6cm thin silver headpin 1 x 7mm Swarovski bi-cone crystal Copper 1 x 4mm Swarovski bi-cone crystal Smokey Quartz 1 x 4mm Swar
Creative Beading Magazine1 min letti
What's New Kits
We have workshops for beginners in metalwork, as well as extending students’ skills in the new Intermediate Metalwork classes. Workshop projects are structured to build students’ skills and confidence in sawing, filing and soldering. As well as riv
Creative Beading Magazine5 min letti
HISTORY OF Cubic Zirconia
CUBIC ZIRCONIA WAS DISCOVERED in its natural state in 1937 by two German mineralogists, von Stackelberg and Chudoba, however they thought so little of their discovery that they did not bother to give it a name. Some of the earliest research into synt
Creative Beading Magazine4 min lettiDesign
It’s All About The Beads … Or Is It?
THE DAYS OF SEEING ONLY GOLD and silver findings in bead stores are long gone. Where once we were somewhat limited to a few bead-related stores, the beading epidemic exploded a few years ago and with that sprouted many shopfront and online beading an
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