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Beads & Beyond July 2014

Issue No: 82
On Sale: 12/6/2014
SKU: BAB140701
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Time traveller

Travel to a bygone age with this atmospheric collection of jewellery using tintypes and beautiful vintagestyle beads

Pretty as a picture

Take a photograph of nature’s beauty and work it into wire to create this intricate tree pendant embellished with flowers

What a picture...

Frame your memories in wire. Part one of this fabulous project will show you how to form a stunning Art Nouveau style photograph frame using different gauges of wire

Mosaic memories

Discover how ancient patterns can be transformed into gorgeous, modern jewellery with simple bead stitching techniques

Coming up roses

Flowers are the inspiration for these abstract rose lampwork beads

Santa Fe story

Look to architecture and interiors for ideas on new jewellery constructs. This chandelier style pendant takes inspiration from large scale shapes and forms and miniaturises them to create wearable pieces!

Silk sunset

Create unique components using your own photographs and Shrinkjet paper in this colourful project inspired by an incredible Malvern sunset

Picture perfect

Keep your photographs close with this modern take on the age-old tradition of the locket

Quick make

What little landscape will you create in this cute glass dome?


Quite Pinterest-ing

Learn how to create your own imagebased inspiration boards and get ‘pinning’

Designer challenge

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

Recipes for...

Transfer images onto anything and everything with a few simple materials

Top 12

These glamourous garnet and bronze bracelets are square but certainly not straight-laced!

Soft focus

Expand your colour horizons with our investigation into palette picking software

Shopping for...

Settings, bead frames and bails


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!


This month’s Spotlight is on three great books, as well as the blog of the month and the website of the month

Meet and Greet

This month we interviewed photographer and jewellery maker, Jasmine Mayberry


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!

Sneak Preview

Take a look at what’s coming next month

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