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Beads & Beyond June 2013

Issue No: 69
On Sale: 9/5/2013
SKU: BAB130601
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Darling buds

We show you how to make professional looking charm beads using polymer clay canes

Shape up

Combine handmade wirework shapes to create an eclectic necklace full of character!

Seeing stars

String ceramic stars together with cord for an easy to make and wear bracelet

Rock pool pendant

Bezel a precious cabochon in a simple wirework cage

Charm holder necklace

Use basic soldering techniques to create a special necklace to hang all your favourite charms

Dotty for you!

Try your hand at fusing glass – we show you how to create a pendant

Under the sea

A variety of techniques have been combined such as wire coiling, plaiting and clasp making in this fab sea themed necklace

Midnight blue

If the man in your life is feeling a little left out, why not make him a sophisticated pair of resin and silver cufflinks

Bermuda triangles

Combine vibrant citrus shades to create a fabulous bead stitched geometric pendant and earring design!

Stacked squares

Wire up a bangle with a difference! Square wire bangles have been formed and embellished for a fabulous take on a classic - make lots and stack them up

Lili earrings

Soutache is big news in the jewellery making industry, we show you how to create a fabulous pair of earrings.


Insider secrets

Joanne Tinley tells us what goes on behind the scenes and all the work that goes into those lovely projects you find in Beads & Beyond. Find out if you’ve got what it takes to be a contributor!

Designer challenge

This month our four designers were sent a vibrant pack of pretty in pink beads, see what stunning designs they came up with

Top 10

Try our top 10 chunky necklaces in vibrant and exotic shades of yellow, amber and turquoise

Recipes for...

8 clever recipes to make your own wirework clasps


Retail therapy

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

Meet and greet

This month we interviewed internationally known bead and wire artist Lilian Chen


This month’s Spotlight is on two great books, a wirework DVD and the blog and website of the month

Shopping for…

Polished and pressed Czech glass beads


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

Subscription offer

Check out this month’s fantastic subscription offer!

Sneak preview

Take a look at what’s coming next month

Personal space

We take a look around the workshop of Amanda Crago

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