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Beads & Beyond March 2011

Issue No: 42
On Sale: 2011.02.10
SKU: BAB110301
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Spring sakura
This intricate and pretty project combines precious pink crystals and wire to create a blossoming branch effect

Midnight in Tokyo
A simple yet glamorous necklace and earring set using basic wirework and jet black beads

Peace and tranquillity
Put your bead stitching skills to the test and learn how to add dimension to your beadwork with this serene jewellery and accessory set

Puzzle rings
A silversmithing project with a twist! Cut out three wavy pieces from sheet metal and fit back together to create a contemporary ring

Kimono bead
A stunning oriental inspired bead making tutorial for all our lampwork fans

Geisha fan
From wire, seed beads and crystals learn how to create adorable miniature fans and incorporate into a range of jewellery pieces

Ivy trellis
Practise using the syringe form of silver clay and re-create pretty trellis earrings with matching pendant

East meets west
This stunning wirework jewellery collection features beautiful cherry blossom lampwork beads and Peruvian blue opals

Taste of the orient
Oriental handcrafted paper beads provide the focal for this lovely linked necklace in shades of deep purple and green

Celtic squares
Link a sequence of jump rings together to create a stunning chain maille bracelet

Cherry blossom
Make a delicate bead stitched blossom necklace using seed beads and crystals, use the same technique to create a matching ring and earrings!

Riviera blues
Use funky coloured wire and chunky acrylic beads in muted shades of amethyst and blue to create this fun jewellery set!


Top 15
We feature the Top 15 Celtic inspired earrings

Meet and greet
This month we interview mixed media jewellery designer Rachel Bland


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

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