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Author Archives: Carmi Cimicata
Skulls and crosses are featured on clothing and jewelry all year round. They are recognizable symbols associated with many different types of groups. For this necklace designed by Dana Bickram, she featured two unique items from our catalog. This antique … Continue reading
Blue Goldstone is a man-made stone. Its sparkle comes from flecks of copper. They say that Blue Goldstone is a helpful aide for children who are afraid of the dark. Goldstone, like diamond, is a good deflector of unwanted energies, and is highly regarded … Continue reading
In the current issue of Perles et Cetera, a premier French publication for jewelry makers, we have a new semi precious project step by step. This is the English translation. Designed by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp. and Perles … Continue reading
Our latest 32/0 beads look spectacular in this bracelet designed by Nancy Donaldson. She added a TierraCast lock and key antique silver toggle. The TierraCast charms featured include Jasmine Star Flowers, Antique Silver letter J, Antique Silver letter B, Antique Silver … Continue reading
Have you tried crocheting with beads? Nancy Donaldson completed this lightweight fiber necklace with our Lovely Knots cord. She is an accomplished crocheter, so we wanted to give you a look at how quick it was for her to work … Continue reading
The comic reintegration of the Eye Fancy Stone wards off evil, injecting a quirky element to a serious symbol.
Instructions Step 1: Using one head pin slide on one skull bead and make a simple loop. Repeat once and set aside. Step 2: Using a round nose plier turn one end of the memory wire until you have a … Continue reading
Instructions Step 1: Cut wire into two equal pieces 18” long. Step 2: Load onto one piece of wire 13 Swarovski XILION Beads art. 5328 4 mm Sunflower. Moving 6 Beads off to one side and keeping the 7 remaining Beads … Continue reading
NEW COLORS & EFFECTS: Scarlet (276) An antidote to our increasingly uncertain future, Scarlet symbolizes passion and excitement, offering a decadent, elegant edge to sensuous designs, and reminding us that we should celebrate life in all its beauty. Scarlett is … Continue reading