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This month we interviewed jewellery creator, Cheri Lewis
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All things bright and beautiful
Create a necklace and matching pieces that celebrate all the flora and fauna of the natural world using recycled glass flower beads and the cutest little creature beads. Gain confidence in working with wire in this pretty but rustic collection
Take a simple 8-braid kumihimo technique and add beads to create a pretty little flower patterned bracelet
Stretch your chain maille skills (literally!) with this fun bracelet design that uses rubber O-rings alongside your usual jump rings
Add delicate texture to silver sheet using a rolling mill and special paper templates. The pretty vine design is brought out with a perfect patina in this gorgeous jewellery set
Pick your favourite ice-cream flavours for felt beads in this simple necklace and matching bracelet
Learn how to handle aluminium for a modern and light necklace that incorporates polymer clay
Stitch Delica beads and daggers into pretty layered flowers then link them into a fantastic focal for this necklace. You’ll find matching earrings and a bracelet on our blog too!
Choose your own colour combination for this clever macramé cuff that combines cord and beads into waves of wonderful texture
Hollow beads give you lots of opportunities to create exciting and unique jewellery pieces. How will you fill yours?
A range of jewellery pieces using 4mm gemstone rounds. Try skills such as chain maille, wirework and French Knitting alongside the usual stringing and linking techniques to really make the most of these versatile beads
Four designers use the same pack of beads to create three designs – which is your favourite?
Flower brooches – perfect for your blouse, bag or summer hat!
In the know
We’re taking you back to basics with this guide on techniques and tools