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Beads & Beyond January 2011

Issue No: 40
On Sale: 2010.12.09
SKU: BAB110101
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Silver service
Create some stylish hollow beads from silver clay and some beautiful texture mats to form a lovely linked bracelet

Salt & pepper
Using herringbone stitch, weave this speckled monochrome cuff and finish with a fancy floral button

Practise your silversmithing techniques on these silver, chic earrings

Tin can treasure
Up cycle your tin cans and punch out dainty shapes to create a linked bracelet with a futuristic feel

Twisting vine
Weave pretty flowers from wire and seed beads to create a complementing jewellery set

Back to Bollywood
Vibrant pinks, blues and gold provide the base for this stunning Indian summer necklace

Quick make
Cool grey pearls and crisp sapphire crystals are strung together to create a quick make with a wintery feel

Ice cubes
Add some winter sparkle to your lampwork designs and learn how to create a lattice stringer in this ice cool bead design

Mulled wine
Combine a range of stringing techniques with gorgeous deep red beads to create a matching necklace, earring and bracelet set

Winter’s eve
Team aqua and mint green with silvery tones to create a 6-piece jewellery set using an abundance of wirework and linking techniques!

Ice ice baby
Form unique wirework links and connect with pearls for a stunning jewellery collection


Designer challenge
Four designers each use the same beads to create some really inspiring projects

Top 20
We feature the Top 20 drop earrings in shades of dark brown, aubergine and wine

Meet and greet
This month we interview lampwork artist Laura Sparling

Jewellery Maker of the Year
The winners are announced!


Retail therapy
This month’s round up of the hottest new products and the latest trends

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Back to basics
Get back to basics and brush up on your techniques

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