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Beads & Beyond February 2013

Issue No: 65
On Sale: 10/1/2013
SKU: BAB130201
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Quintessential quilling

Roll strips of paper and create a pretty Mackintosh inspired pendant

Love struck

We show you how to stitch your very own heart beads using right angle weave

Love token

Turn your lampwork beads into magnets for a special Valentines gift!

Bohemian wave ring

Create a stunning cocktail ring using crystals and copper wire

Raindrop earrings

Solder together raindrop shaped silver wire to make this gorgeous pair of wearable earrings

Strawberry-thief bracelet

Transfer images onto polymer clay beads to make a unique bracelet

Vintage valentine

A sublime colour combination of lilac, dusky rose and brass create a sentimental jewellery set

Puffy hearts

Coil black and red wire around a heart shape to create a 3-D puffy heart

On the wings of love

String a lovely selection of beads together using some clever linking techniques to create a subtle necklace and earring set

Falling blossoms

Tiny heart shapes form the petals of this gorgeous polymer clay pendant in pale lavender shades


Retail therapy

This month’s round up of the hottest new products and the latest trends


We answer your emails and take a look at our favourite uploads to the readers gallery this month


This month’s Spotlight is on two fun books, a beautiful lampwork jewellery kit, the blog of the month and the website of the month

Meet and greet

This month we meet Vanya Toncheva who makes beautiful yet unusual crochet jewellery

Subscription offer

Check out this month’s fantastic subscription offer!

Shopping for…

Heart beads and charms

Sneak preview

Take a look at what’s coming next month

Personal space

Have a nose around the creative workshop of silver clay specialist Natalia Colman


Designer challenge

This month our four designers were sent a gorgeous pack of semi precious stones

Top 10

This month we feature the Top 12 chandelier earrings in midnight blue, grey and lilac

Back to basics

A handy list of the top 10 jewellery making pliers