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Beads & Beyond July 2013

Issue No: 70
On Sale: 13/6/2013
SKU: BAB130701
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Stacked treasures

Create a series of stacked bracelets using Kumihimo in seaside shades

Summer twist

Twist multiple strands of colourful wire to create a necklace with a hidden clasp!

Message in a bottle

Using a selection of vintage inspired beads and charms create this sweet necklace in matter of minutes!

All the glamour

With 1920’s fashion making a comeback make this glamorous necklace and matching set with a distinctive art-deco feel

Latticino lampwork

Make your own lampwork beads with a pretty lace effect

Rose garden

Make a double ended headpin with this simple soldering technique, you’ll be amazed how useful they can be!

Paradise garden

A bohemian inspired bib necklace decorated with an array of beads and charms – easily adaptable to suit your style

Purple passion

Combine your own handmade felt beads with sparkling crystals to create a beautiful contrasting necklace and bracelet

Naughts and crosses

Lace and a stunning selection of beads have been used together to create a pretty and feminine jewellery set

Feathered friend

Turn a simple wooden shape into a quirky owl pendant

Lavender loops

Make these lovely lavender earrings using just wire, buttons and silk cord


Designer challenge

Our designers were sent a sea-blue set of beads this month from Bijoux Beads

Back to basics

Brush up on your jewellery making techniques

Top 15

Check out our Top 15 earrings in rockpool shades!

Recipes for...

Eight recipes to turn plain round wooden beads into something special!


Retail therapy

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

Meet and greet

This month we interview ceramic bead maker Caroline Dewison – we’re sure you’ll fall for her adorable beads and charms!


We answer your emails, take a look at our favourite uploads to the readers gallery this month and keep you up to date with our Facebook activity!

Subscription offer

Check out this month’s fantastic subscription offer!


This month the spotlight is on two equally lovely and fun books together with a fun metal stamping kit and the blog and website of the month

Shopping for…

Wooden beads in all shapes and sizes!

Sneak preview

Take a look at what’s coming next month

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