Category Archives: Perles et Cetera

Spelling Secrets with Semi Precious Stones

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

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Lush Green Multi Length Simply Stylish Necklace

By Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp and Perles Et Cetera This is the English translation for this project which appeared in the magazine in French. When Pantone announced that the 2017 Colour of the year was GREENERY, I was … Continue reading

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Amazingly Simple Golden Beauty Choker

Amazingly Simple Golden Beauty Choker Created by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp. and Perles Et Cetera There are moments when you shop for beads when you come across components that you instantly know will create a spectacular piece of … Continue reading

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Rococo Inspired Weaving and Braiding

Rococo Inspired Weaving and Braiding by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp and Perles et Cetera Fall 2016 Issue When I think of rococo, the extravagant gowns and hairstyles of Marie Antoinette come to mind immediately. The Rococo style was … Continue reading

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Creativity on The Catwalk Show – Madagascar Look

Our Global Chic product line was beautifully captured in this picture from the “Creativity on the Catwalk” fashion shows in the UK last month at CHSI Stitches. The model is Adrienne Hayley Dayes.   (Photo from CHSI) Our Creative Director, Fernando DaSilva … Continue reading

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Vintage 50’s Necklace With A Kumihimo Twist

  Designed by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp and Perles et Cetera Winter 2016 Issue. This is the English translation of the step by step that appeared in French in the current issue of the Magazine. This simple kumihimo … Continue reading

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Global Chic Glamour Necklace for Perles et Cetera

Global Chic Glamour Necklace by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp The desire to explore distant lands and to experience cultural diversity is the inspiration for the new DIY jewelry making line from John Bead called Global Chic. This twisted … Continue reading

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Leather and Lucite Summer Sensation Necklace

This is the “Leather and Lucite Summer Sensation Necklace” designed by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp for the current issue of Perles Et Cetera magazine. This magazine is published in French, so this is the English translation. Soft leathers … Continue reading

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Tropical Punch Necklace Featured In Perles Et Cetera Magazine

This is the necklace featured in the Spring 2015 Perles Et Cetera magazine.  Designed by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp and Dazzle-it. They did a beautiful job showcasing the design and the step by step flower brooch project. The … Continue reading

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Elizabethan Inspired Pearl Tiered Necklace

The “Elizabethan Inspired Pearl Tiered Necklace” is featured in the winter issue of Perles et Cetera magazine as a four page step by step project.  This is the english translation. Elizabethan Inspired Pearl Tiered Necklace by Carmi Cimicata for John … Continue reading

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