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If you are a fan of laid back style with a touch of sophistication, you’ll love this collection of jewellery where natural Turquoise and gold stardust beads add a little luxury to cotton cord. How will you wear yours?
Recreate the patterns of a feather’s vane with fine gauge wire over a heavier gauge frame. Add some gemstone beads for this light and light-hearted necklace
Showcase the beauty of an artisan lampwork cabochon by setting it within a silverwork flower for a simple yet stunning bangle
Braid mushroom beads and magamata drops into a kumihimo lariat that fastens with a simple knot
Imagine yourself on a beach at sunset with this necklace in tones of orange, peach and gold with sparkle spacer beads and swirling wirework
Tweet of the day
Create this chirpy little birdie bead with heart-shaped wings
Lace and leather form the perfect backdrop for beautiful beadwork. Dig out your bead loom or make one from a shoebox and get weaving!
Bells and butterflies
This is a beady project with bells on! Make a wind chime that doubles as a jewellery hanger. Crystals and butterflies add pretty sparkle to the gentle ring of brass bells for this collection
Thread yourself a multi-strand hemp necklace with seed beads and spacers
Four designers use the same pack of beads to create three designs – which is your favourite?
Make it easy
Select your own colour combination for these ‘super spiral’ bracelets. Learn the spiral rope stitch step by step
Ways with Irish waxed linen cord
Boho chic earrings in turquoise and ruby red
Master the jeweller’s saw with this great article full of hints and tips from an expert silversmith