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Beads & Beyond August 2014

Issue No: 83
On Sale: 10/7/2014
SKU: BAB140801
£4.50
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Contents...

REGULARS

Retail therapy

This month’s round up of the hottest new products and beady news

Subscription offer

Check out our great subscription offer this month!

Meet and greet

This month we interviewed JewelleryMaker Director, Paula Bennett

Inbox

We answer your emails, take a look at our favourite uploads to the readers gallery this month and share the latest from our Facebook page!

Spotlight

This month’s Spotlight is on two lovely books and some jewellery kits perfect for kids, as well as the blog and website of the month

Sneak preview

Take a look at what’s coming next month

FEATURED PROJECTS

Loop The loop

Lovely Labradorite, the subtle sparkle of Rose Quartz and soft aqua tones from lampwork lentils this necklace of jump rings

What a photograph

Embellish your photo frame with Art Nouveau elements with Part Two of this wonderful wirework project

Sand and Sea

Discover the combination of champagne and ice blue in this chain maille bracelet that will have you relaxing on the beach with a cool drink in no time!

Like a circle in a spiral

Take inspiration from nature to create this whirling, swirling set with beautiful Chevron Amethyst and copper

Ever increasing circles

Join together colourful circles of beads using brick stitch to create this statement necklace in tropical tones.

Eccentric circles

These lampwork pendants are full of wavy character. Learn how to create these colourful discs layer by layer

Designer pearls

Give your classic pearls a modern twist with this striking combination of ivory and black

Tree rings

Breathe new life into old paper with just a few simple materials. Nature goes full circle with this pendant inspired by the growth rings on trees

Wonder wheel

You’ll be amazed at what you can make with a Wonder Knitter and beads. This necklace brings French knitting bang up-to-date

Summer spin

The mint choc chip palette of this necklace will have you reaching for your disc cutter and your icecream scoop!

In the know

Everything you ever wanted to know about Kumihimo

FEATURES

The Facebook fan challenge

We introduce some of the talented designers who took part in our first Facebook mini design challenges and share their gorgeous makes

Designer challenge

Four designers use the same pack of beads to create three designs – which is your favourite?

Recipes for...

Finding new fun with jump rings. You will never look at this simple finding in the same way again!

Shopping for...

Connectors and links

Top 10

Our top hoop earrings in cobalt blue and antique silver

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