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Beads & Beyond June 2014

Issue No: 81
On Sale: 8/5/2014
SKU: BAB140601
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Far from home

Take a round-the-world trip with this colourful necklace using your own eclectic mix of beads and components

Tropical seas

Take a dip in the warm seas of the tropics and make friends with these stunning wirework dolphins. You’ll be amazed how these cute mammals emerge from the wire as you follow our step-by-step instructions

Flexible flowers

A classic and timeless brooch that you can transform into a simple pendant – essential jewellery for your holiday wardrobe

Turkish delight

Stitch some eastern elegance into this pretty necklace, perfect for a dinner party al fresco or a summer stroll

Saharan sands

Create sparkle in the sand using fabulous coated Pyrite and copper wire in this dazzling pendant

Bead parade

You’ll never run out ways to wear this versatile multi-strand necklace. Try the Mardis Gras colour palette or pick your own combination of shades to suit your style

Lampwork like an Egyptian

Make a statement with a faux turquoise sacrab bead, a Ancient Egyptian symbol of protection and good luck

All mapped out

Put maps to memories with this fun mixed media collection. A special place deserves a special piece of jewellery

Persian princess

Try your hand at bead embroidery with this great starter project

Quick make

Midnight sparkle for your wrist with our Shamballa style bracelet


Have beads will travel

Discover the secret to beading on the bus, wirework in the waiting room and Kumihimo in the car. Whether you are taking a trip overseas or just a trip to the beach, we have all the tips and products you’ll need

Top 10

Summer holiday handbag charms

Designer challenge

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

Recipes for...

Identify your suitcase or your carry-on baggage with a distinctive luggage tag. We’ll show you how to use all sorts of materials and techniques to create your own unique designs

Shopping for...

Tropical beads and charms


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!


We answer your emails, take a look at our favourite uploads to the readers’ gallery this month and share some news from our Facebook page!

Meet and Greet

This month we interviewed wire artist and jewellery maker, Louise Goodchild


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

Sneak Preview

Take a look at what’s coming next month

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