Author Archives: Carmi Cimicata

Our First ZOLiDUO Step by Step

We have a project step-by-step showing you how easy it is to create circular shapes that resemble flowers with these beads.  Our next step-by-step will be based on mastering this easy shape.  The link to the project PDF is right here.

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TRIOS Bead Step by Step

The TRIOS ring component is a fast and easy bead to create.  Once you make one, you’ll make many.  They look wonderful in groups as illustrated in our first free PDF step by step project.  This is an ideal beginner … Continue reading

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Macrame is Back and We Have Everything You Need!

Braided Cord Large Hole Wood Beads Dream Catcher Rings

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Hill Bead Bracelet Step by Step

PRECIOSA Hill™ is decorated with a multiple cuts. The shallow rounding in the lower section makes it easier to sew around and to mutually link the bead with seed beads and other selected PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Beads™ Our Hill Bead … Continue reading

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Our Betsy Documentary

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Looking Forward to Valentine’s Day!

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Majestic Blue Intense and evocative, an homage to vast cobalt skies and fathomless sapphire seas, and the color of happy memories, Swarovski presents new Majestic Blue (296) as part of its Innovations Spring/Summer 2019. Which design choices are best suited … Continue reading

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Click on the image for a video sneak peak. Wanderlust launches February 1, 2018.

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Valentine Project PDF

Never too early or late to work on project from the heart. Project PDF linked here.

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Preciosa Bow (TM) Bead

Thanks to its slight curve, the Preciosa Bow (TM) bead can be combined with smaller beads, seed beads, fire polished and pressed glass beads.    It works wonderfully with the large Preciosa Candy(TM) bead.   Connecting two beads can result in a magic eye … Continue reading

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