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EncycloBEADia®: Jewelry Maker's Resource. The Art of Color for Bead Jewelry Designers. Learning the art of color is a fascinating journey.

The Art of Color for Bead Jewelry Designers

There is so much more to color than just visual impact. If all you know of color is what you like and what you don't like, then you will find this section very interesting. You will learn the science of color, color theory, and how to use a color wheel to create great color combinations. We will discuss the emotional aspects of color, including color therapy as well as the meaning and symbolism of color. Margie Deeb, author of The Beader's Guide to Color said "You can learn to use color in extraordinary ways. The following articles on the art of color will give you some creative inspiration and ideas for not only learning about what color is but also how to use color and the color wheel to help in designing your bead jewelry.

Introduction to Color TheoryGreat color combinations don't just happen by accident - color theory, the science behind design - can be easily learned. The Art of Color New! Have your say about what you just read! DIY Beaded Spiders. Great Tutorial on how to make these ... Crystal Bracelet #14. Tutorial : Crystal Bracelet #14Level : Beginner Another easy bracelet.

Crystal Bracelet #14

Enjoy! The design is from Thai Crystal Magazine. Equipment :- Swarovski Bicone Crystal 4 mm.- Swarovski Pearl 6 mm. or Swarovski Round Crystal 6 mm.- Seed Bead- Nylon Thread- Clasp Here I used watch clasp. Cut nylon thread around 150 - 170 cm. Add one seed bead, one crystal and one seed bead to each thread. Repeat step 2 all the way to your desired length. Connect the bracelet to the other side of clasp.

Now we string the threads back to the pearl (red arrow). String the threads to the seed beads (red arrows). Add one crystal, one seed bead and one crystal to each thread. Repeat step 6 and 7 until the end. Simple Ear Cuff Tutorial. What you've all be waiting for... an ear cuff tutorial!

Simple Ear Cuff Tutorial

I've been making ear cuffs for over a year, but unfortunately haven't had the time to make some of the insanely complicated designs I've dreamed up. This, however, is a very simple ear cuff that takes only a few minutes to master! Ear cuffs (also known as ear clips, cartiliage cuffs, ear vines, and more) are fabulous for people who don't have pierced ears-- or pair them with other earrings for a "double piercing" look. Native American Indian Clothing, Beadwork, Weapons. DIY Jewelry - do-it-yourself bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings. Beading Jewelry, Patterns, & Crafts: How To Bead. Crystal - Jewerly. Jewelry design. DIY: 15 Chic and Creative Hair Accessories to Make. 100 DIY Jewelry Projects. String Beads With A Bead Spinner To Make Jewelry. Stringing seed beads can be a long and frustrating task, however there is a simple tool available which can make this task quicker, easier and a lot less onerous!

String Beads With A Bead Spinner To Make Jewelry

If you are working a lot with tiny glass seed beads, then you will know the frustrations of stringing them before they are ready for use. You may be lucky and buy your seed beads pre-strung, however if you buy them loose then spending time squinting at a beading needle is a necessary evil and one that must be completed before you can really get going with the beading! Bead Spinner One option is to simply set aside the time, get ready with your favorite music, good lighting (an absolute must!) And use this as relaxation, letting your mind dream of other things whilst stringing hundreds of tiny beads. These handy tools are very simple in concept and will help to significantly reduce the time spent in bead stringing. Bead spinners will work on most sizes of seed beads. Thread Beads on Wire. My Daily Bead. Pinn Beads. Jewelry booklets. BeadWizard Beadwork Design Software. Native American Indian Clothing, Beadwork, Weapons. Bead stringing.

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