Category Archives: Wire

Designing With The New Artistic Wire 3D Bracelet Jig

This bracelet and the second one featured in this post were designed by Fernando DaSilva for John Bead.  They will have you wondering how you have lived without the newest tool from Beadalon if you enjoy making or teaching others … Continue reading

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Showroom Jewels by Adela Kodonova

We love to share some of the pieces of jewelry that you would see during a visit to our showroom.  If you shop online, you can see them here on the blog.  Designer Adela Kodonova has created quite a few of … Continue reading

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Show Room Bracelet from Adela Kodonova

Before John Bead’s social media program began we had a series of stunning jewelry and jeweled pieces created by one designer for the showroom.  These pieces were designed Adela Kodonova and you can read more about her here. What Adela had … Continue reading

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Fimo Treasure Mix

Did you know there were fimo beads in the catalogue? I do love a grab bag!  You just never know what gem you will find and these fimo treasure bags are fantastic!  They are 80% off! These fimo disks are … Continue reading

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Lucky Clovers Glass Beads

If you need some good luck…there are three leaf clovers in the catalogue to choose from! And a little “kiss me, I’m Irish” wire might be good too!

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Beadalon and Artistic Wire Sale this month

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Soft Flex Wire Bracelet

This bracelet is a pretty big deal for me.  I have told more than a few people that I am “crimping challenged.” Every time I need to crimp something crucial I make a mistake and either miss the crimp or … Continue reading

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Dazzle-It Ori Crystals and Glass Pearls

The new Ori Crystals and easily paired with Dazzle-Its glass pearl collection. I used memory wire to craft these super easy bracelets!  This pink bracelet features Pink Crystal Cut 10mm ori crystal beads with Lt Chocolate round glass pearls.  I … Continue reading

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Artistic Wire Mesh

Artistic Wire Mesh is also now available at John Bead. I used it in combination with the new wire wrappers to create this necklace. If you have not worked with mesh before you’ll be happy to learn it is available … Continue reading

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Wrappers and Sapphire

This frame was so easy to wrap! The new Artistic Wire wrappers have grooves making wire wrapping a very simple technique.  No skills required! The new wrappers are like mini blank canvases for jewelers.  There are endless ways to use … Continue reading

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