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Sidonia’s handmade jewelry – Losange Bracelet – Beading tutorial

My website: www.byallbeads.com My Etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/ByAllBeads My Facebook: www.facebook.com/spetki www.facebook.com/byallbeads Materials needed: 11/0 and 8/0 Miyuki Nickel round seed beads; 4 mm Silver glass rounds; 4 mm Swarovski Comet Argent bicones; Clasp; Size .006 Fireline beading thread; Size 12 … Continue reading

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Sidonia’s – Grace Ring – Ring tutorial – Square cabochon tutorial – Beading techniques

My website: www.byallbeads.com My Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/ByAllBeads Facebook: www.facebook.com/byallbeads and www.facebook.com/spetki Materias needed: 12mm Swarovski square cabochon, Crystal color; 2.5 and 3mm Swarovski Crystal AB bicones; 15/0 and 11/0 Miyuki, Nickel plated round seed beads; 6lb (0.12mm) Fireline beading thread; Size … Continue reading

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Sidonia’s handmade jewelry – Oriental earrings – Beading tutorial

PDF pattern here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/19674107… Materials needed: 10mm and 3mm Swarovski Bronze pearls; 3mm Swarovski Red Siam bicones; 10x7mm Czech Fire Polished Siam Ruby drop beads; Miyuki 11/0 and 15/0, Dark Metallic Bronze seed beads, code 457; Miyuki 11/0, Matte Metallic … Continue reading

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Beading Tutorial – Lotus Flower Bracelet

PDF pattern here https://www.etsy.com/listing/198968928/beading-tutorial-lotus-flowers-bracelet? Bezel tutorial here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DavTZzzXEYA&feature=player_embedded Materials used: 14mm Swarovski Acquamarine Rivoli; 4mm and 3mm Swarovski Aquamarine bicones; 5x2mm Matte Iris Brown Superduos; Miyuki 15/0 – Matte Met Khaki Iris; Size B Fireline; Size 12 beading needle.

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Sidonia’s handmade jewelry – Half Tila Silver Sun Pendant – Beading Tutorial

Making the earrings video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4M3i4_elfs&list=UU7H4DLu9AuBlqyYdHw9pIoA PDF version here: www.etsy.com/shop/ByAllBeads My Etsy – www.etsy.com/shop/ByAllBeads My website – www.byallbeads.com My Facebook – www.facebook.com/byallbeads and www.facebook.com/spetki Materials needed for this project: 15/0 Miyuki Nickel plated seed beads, 2.5x5mm Miyuki Nickel plated Half Tila … Continue reading

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Rose Petals Bracelet – Beading tutorial by Sidonia’s handmade jewelry

Rose Petals Bracelet – Beading Tutorial Supplies: 8x7mm Czech Rose Petal beads: Bronze or Milky Green; 8mm Swarovski Chatons: Golden Shadow or Crystal; 8/0 seed beads: Brown or Nickel/Silver; 11/0 seed beads: Brown or Nickel/Silver; 15/0 seed beads: Brown & … Continue reading

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Half Tila Bracelet – Beading tutorial by Sidonia

Beading tutorial – beaded bracelet made using 10mm rounds, half tilas, 3mm bicones and seed beads. Complete list: 10mm Swarovski Burgundy pearls and 3mm Vintage Rose AB bicones; Half Tlas – code 2035; Miyuki seeds, sizes 15/0, 11/0, 8/0 – … Continue reading

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Glass Beads

Typically Glass, is a mixture of quartz sand, potash, or soda, heated with lime, and was invented in Egypt, about 9000years ago. Since its inception it has been crafted into beads of various shapes and sizes using techniques invented by … Continue reading

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Rhodochrosite beads

  Rhodochrosite beads are usually made from a stone scientifically referred as Manganese Carbonate. Its name originates from the Greek word,”rhodon” (rose), and “chroma” means (color). It is based from the pink stone and white bands. The best sources of … Continue reading

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Swarovski Crystal Bead

Jewellery makers have long known the importance of the Swarovski Crystal Bead,  The unique clarity and the way the facets of the crystal catch the light mean that many jewellery makers will at some point incorporate the Swarovski Crystal bead … Continue reading

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Pearl Beads

Pearl Seed Beads The fresh water pearl beads from China are gorgeous additions to a jewelry maker’s collection. The pearl beads that have their origin in China are of great quality, rivaling real pearls that are expensive, freshwater beads from … Continue reading

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Rocailles Beads

Rocailles are the most used type of glass seed beads. They were created in Venice, Italy in the 15th century. These beads have been produced industrially in Bohemia since the 18th century. These round-shaped seed beads are manufactured using unique … Continue reading

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Fire Polished Glass Beads

Fire polished beads are a popular type of glass beads which were first made 5 centuries ago with the aim of approximating the appearance of cut gemstones while maintaining the option of stringing the beads. The fire polished beads in … Continue reading

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Tanzanite… Brilliant Gemstone

Tanzanite… Brilliant Gemstone The Tanzanite is a wonderful gemstone that has dazzling looks and it is hailed as being one of the most precious stones of the century. It is named after the East African state of Tanzania; the only … Continue reading

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Buying Beads Online

Buying beads online Glass, bone, wooden, ceramic, kashmiri, lac beads, and various other types are commonly available to the artist who chooses to buy online, some types may be difficult to locate in bead shops even those serving local or … Continue reading

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Bead Types and Styles

Bead Types and Styles The stringing of beads is one of the earliest art forms known to man and can be traced across civilizations connecting humanity by a common thread. The earliest beads were made of convenient natural materials; when … Continue reading

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