Watch out! This necklace is not for the faint of heart:) Made out of the Saucer Beads in beautiful vibrant colors. I just got this shipment today from my sister in the Philippines and couldn’t wait to put one piece of jewelry together. I think this style plays on the different views of the necklace, [...]
Wire crochet makes really elegant pieces, I have made several and will continue making it. I did this piece using 28 gauge copper color (rose) wire as the canvass for the rivoli crystals and paper bead leaves and buttons. If you already know crochet, don’t be intimidated to crochet with wire just treat it like [...]
I find this piece organic, no clasp, all from natural materials and very much Asian inspired with the Ojime Bead as the focal point. Ojime Beads are miniature hand carved animals originally carved out of ivory in China. Each bead is carved by master carvers and they sign each bead. What can I say except [...]
This necklace is very feminine and can beautifully adorn a little black dress. I thought it is beautifully displayed this way, with the crystals to give it a little dressy feel to it. First I crocheted the Ghia beads into little balls and strung them into a 20 gauge wire.
This style is flattering to the [...]
I find that magazine colors is well presented using gold findings. Paper beads when well made can hold its own when paired with crystals and semi precious stones. Here’s five necklaces using different beads on gold chains, definitely wearable! These five designs mainly use the bicone beads.
Small Round beads in tassel form as pendant.
Deep blue [...]
The beads in this necklace reminds me of blueberries, it has swirls of black, white and blue. This is another bead rope crochet project, it seems like my creativity lead me to bead rope crochet it must be because I have been seeing it on catalogs and shopping channels.
Here’s a video just to give you [...]
I have taken up bead rope crochet again, and rekindled my love for meditative project such as crochet, anything that you can “mindlessly” do while talking to your spouse or watching tv:) I love the combination of the double bicone focal bead and the glass beads, prompting me to call this bangle “Earthen”
The focal bead [...]
What do I love about paper beads? It is not just any bead, it is made out of something that at one point means something. Old magazines, catalogs, books music sheet…….the new Hot Pink Bangle is made out of Avon catalogs.
Have you tried bead rope crochet using seed beads? I must admit for a new [...]