Category Archives: Tropical Punch!

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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How to set a Flat Cabochon into a Filigree Setting

I have been making some unique jewelry sets with our vintage Japanese Porcelain cabochons (almost out of stock) and our filigree settings. There are so many choices in this collection.  The rings are fabulous for showing off a special cabochon. … Continue reading

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Tropical Punch Necklace Inspiration

The Lucite beads and components in the Tropical Punch collection are an impressionistic palette of colors.  Both necklaces designed by Fernando DaSilva.

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Tropical Punch Earring Inspiration

Designed by Fernando DaSilva to celebrate Summer 2016.   

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Retro Blooming Necklace

RETRO BLOOMING Necklace Workshop Created for CHA 2016 “Make a cutting edge leather necklace using components from the Tropical Punch line by John Bead Corp in association with Sizzix machines and brand new dies created by Jill MacKay.   Mixed media … Continue reading

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Tropical Punch Spring

Tropical Spring Necklace by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead. This gorgeous flower pendant was created with some of the fabulous products in the Tropical Punch collection at John Bead   The new flower maker component featured yesterday allows you to customize … Continue reading

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Tropical Tea Party

  Tropical Tea Party designed by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp. Spring has finally arrived which means summer is just around the corner!  I am starting to think about gardening and picnics and all sorts of outdoor activities.  It … Continue reading

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Instant Statement Necklace

Instant Statement Necklace by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead.  This necklace is easy to create if you enjoy simple twisting techniques and hand stitching. Polyester Pipe was one of the newest stringing materials to be introduced by John Bead as … 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 Flower Array Necklace

This necklace by Carmi Cimicata features a multitude of lucite beads and and bead caps from our Tropical Punch (TM) collection. The project begins by linking as many beads and caps as you think you might like to string. Cluster … Continue reading

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