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Beads & Beyond June 2015

Issue No: 93
On Sale: 14/5/2015
SKU: BAB150601
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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!

Meet and greet

This month we interviewed resin expert and Beads & Beyond designer, Clare John


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


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


Party Rings

Create circle upon circle of wire to form golden frames for beads in ice cream shades with this perfect pastel jewellery set. Choose your favourite flavours

Coffee o’clock

Take a break and create this quirky necklace using dolls’ house miniatures, vintage copper coffee pots and coffee beans

Anything goes

Marvellous mixed metals make this necklace the perfect accessory to multiple outfits

That’s a wrap

Take fire-polished beads, copper and lovely leather to make this long wrapped bracelet. Go as long as you like!

Happy hearts

These multi-coloured beads will bring a smile to your face and use up odds and ends in your glass stash too!

Once upon a time

Take the ancient art of chain maille to a new, delicate yet decadent dimension with a beautiful jewellery set, fit for a wedding or other special occasion

Tango twist

Knit and stitch this fabulous combination necklace. Discover the versatility of I-cord and try the new Swarovski crystal colours

Branching out

You’ll be ‘saw’ happy when you finish this pretty bird necklace! Whether you use the templates provided or design your own, you’ll master all the sawing and piercing techniques you need to make a beautiful version in silver or copper

Quick make

Make a multi-strand necklace in pastel shades, perfect for the season


Designer challenge

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

Top 8

Stack and wrap bracelets in neutral tones

Recipes for...

Beautiful button earrings

In the know

Everything you need to know about wire gauges

Make it easy

Get ‘in the pink’ with our new regular feature. This is the perfect project for beginners or a fast and fun make for more experienced jewellery makers

Shopping for...

Beadcaps and cones

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