In every issue of Beadwork you'll find all-new irresistible necklace designs, must-have bracelet patterns, and can't-miss tips. Explore your favorite techniques such as peyote, right-angle weave, herringbone, and more. PLUS be confident every step of the way with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions.
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Wave of Pearls Bracelet
Ombré Tailfeathers Bracelet
Rae Burns • Rae Burns has been beading since 2004. She owns the wholesale and retail bead business The Hole Bead Shoppe, in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Learn how she got started beading, where she gets her design ideas, and what inspired her carrier bead bracelet in this issue of Beadwork.
The Hole Bead Shoppe • Not everyone is lucky enough to have an entire bead store at their disposal! But Rae has the benefit of beading at her store, The Hole Bead Shoppe.
Carried Away Cuff
Stardust Nebula Necklace
Cosmic Flora Bracelet
Crowning Glory Necklace
Alpine Meadows Bracelet
Winter Lily Cuff
Crystal Palace • Combine rough crystal quartz shards with floral patterned components and rosy-hued beads for an edgy yet feminine look.
Carnelian Comet • Create the perfect accessory for jeans and a T-shirt or a flowy midi dress by combining chunky gemstones with a handmade tassel.
Gems in Harmony • Nature melds amethyst and citrine to create ametrine, which is mined in Bolivia. This unique stone off ers balance and harmony to the wearer.
Under an Amethyst Moon • Leonardo Da Vinci once wrote that amethyst holds the power to dissipate evil thoughts and quicken one’s intelligence. This celestial piece showcases a beautiful carved amethyst slice surrounded by earthy beads, copper elements, and a verdigris star for a truly mystical necklace design.
Roughing It • Dravite, also known as brown tourmaline or champagne tourmaline, is believed to have a soothing effect on your heart, mind, and body. Wear this striking piece when you are under stress or simply to make a bold statement.
Two to Tango • Add extra drama to this citrine necklace by attaching a second removable pendant. The mix of leather and ribbon with subtle metallic elements echo the sparkle in the glass and crystal beads.
Havasupai Falls • Like the waterfalls of the Grand Canyon, this necklace balances the roughness of rock with fluid, sparkling green hues.
Ocean Moods • Capture the colors and moods of the ocean with this easy knotted necklace, using pale aqua stones evoking crashing waves, teal and turquoise suggesting deeper waters, and various greens symbolizing tide pools.
Stormy Weather • The colors and textures of winter are echoed in this unique asymmetrical necklace. Rough chalcedony, clear quartz nuggets, and a hint of blue glaze on the pendant combine to evoke images of ice and snow.
Wow! A Simple to Use Computer Designed Especially for Seniors! • Easy to read. Easy to see. Easy to use. Just plug it in!
Contemporary Geometric Beadwork: A Social Revolution in Beads