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Beads & Beyond September 2013

Issue No: 72
On Sale: 8/8/2013
SKU: BAB130901
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Jaipur gem

Make a flower themed pendant using silver clay and fill cut out pockets with gorgeous rich coloured paints

Flora and fauna

Surround a simple wirework leaf focal with lush flowers and leaves in tones of copper, pinks and purples

Cool canyon colour

A gorgeous wrapped style bracelet project featuring natural suede, silver filled metal and an adorable feather charm! We have lots of matching accessories for you to try aswell!

Fringe benefits

Turn a charity shop find into a pretty piece of wearable jewellery! You’ll be really inspired by our up cycled make!

Pretty pom-poms

Make your own felt beads in hot pink shades! String them together on a pretty pink ribbon for a sultry summer look

Delicate wings

Make a stunning butterfly bead sun catcher and master the art of using a bead press with your lampwork beads!

Santa fe feel

Create a fun and colourful set of jewellery, using contrasting super-soft leather-lace and mixed-media beaded elements

Sequins in symmetry

Stitch a wonderful cuff in tones of bronze and teal. Top your beadwork with subtle sequins for a vintage inspired piece

Bead a brangle

A mix between a bracelet and a bangle this beautiful brangle features metal work techniques to show off a stunning focal bead

Quick make

Using crystals and memory wire recreate this sparkling monsoon summer choker in a super speedy time!


How to be thrifty

Have you ever wished that you could be a little bit thrifty whilst still being able to make quality handmade jewellery? We show you how!

Top 10

Check out this month’s top 10; wire wrapped pendants in raspberry red, pink and mint green

Recipes for...

Beads with yarn

Knowledge base

Pick the best tool for the job with our useful tool guide!

Reader designer challenge

This month we gave the designer challenge a little shake up and handed it over to four of our talented readers!


Retail therapy

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

Meet and greet

This month we interviewed jewellery maker Lucie Ellen, her wooden creations will really inspire you

Shopping for…

Key shaped beads and charms

Subscription offer

Check out this month’s fantastic subscription offer!


This month’s Spotlight is on a lovely book, the website and blog of the month and a fantastic workshop review


We answer your emails, take a look at our favourite uploads to the readers gallery this month and keep you up to date with our Facebook activity!

Sneak preview

Take a look at what’s coming next month