Creative Beading Magazine Volume 17 Issue 6

Be inspired by Australia's favorite beading magazine, containing projects for beginners and beyond from Australia’s top jewellery designers and expert trends, tips & tricks.

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3 Min
princess diana pearl choker

MATERIALS 1.5m thread/Tigertail 6 x 3 hole spacers 184 x Tibetan silver ornate bead caps 1 x clasp 2 x wire protectors 2 x crimps BEADS 92 x 6mm pearls 72 x 2mm spacer beads 9 x long oval shape spacer beads 12 x small flower spacer beads TOOLS Crimping pliers Wire cutters Bead stopper or tape Finished length: 40cm Rating STEP ONE Cut Tigertail into three lengths of 50cm each. STEP TWO Take all three ends and thread a crimp; pull one length of Tigertail a little longer than the others to allow a clasp to be attached. STEP THREE Thread a wire saver through one end of the clasp, and the longer end of the Tigertail through the wire protector and back into the crimp, pulling firmly until the wire saver meets the crimp. Crush the crimp and trim the excess wire. STEP FOUR Thread 1 x bead cap, 1 x pearl and…

2 Min
golden filigree

MATERIALS 3 x filigree diamonds with 4mm clear rhinestone – gold plated 14 x 3 diamond filigree connectors – gold plated 1 x antique gold toggle 2 x jump rings 4mm – gold plated 22 gauge non-tarnish wire – gold plated BEADS 1 x 5x10mm clear crystal teardrop AB 7 x 6mm Swarovski crystal bi-cones dorado 6 x 6mm Swarovski crystal bi-cones clear AB 2 x 6mm Swarovski crystal donuts jetz black 4 x 6mm bi-cones jetz black hematite 40 x 4x1mm antique gold daisy spacers TOOLS Cutters Pliers for wire wrapping EARRINGS MATERIALS 6 x diamond gold plated connectors 1 pair gold plated earring wires 2 x 4mm jump rings – gold plated Small amount of 22 gauge non-tarnish wire gold BEADS 8 x 4x1mm daisy spacers antique gold 2 x 4mm crystal bi-cones clear AB 2 x 4mm crystal bi-cones jetz black Rating NECKLACE STEP ONE Taking about 10cm of the 22…

5 Min
confetti bracelet

BRACELET MATERIALS 2 x crimps 1 x toggle clasp 40cm Tigertail 2m thread BEADS 11 x 1cm felt beads 40 x 5 seed beads 6 x 5mm sequin stars 6 x 5mm metal daisy beads 6 x 5mm glass daisy beads 6 x 5mm Swarovski chaton montees 20 x 3mm bugle beads colour 1 10 x 3mm bugle beads colour 2 30 x 11 seed beads colour 1 20 x 11 seed beads colour 2 20 x 11 seed beads colour 3 20 x two-cut seed beads TOOLS Needle Scissors Flat nose pliers LENGTH: 17cm uses nine felt beads Rating DESIGN NOTES This bracelet is made by decorating the felt beads and then stringing them together on Tigertail. When sewing beads onto the felt beads, take care not to pull the thread too tight as it may distort the shape of the bead. Don’t sew through the bead from one side to the other as…

4 Min
the well dressed bottle

MATERIALS 6m x 10 pound Craft Line (Fishing Line) BEADS 25g x Size 5 seed beads for full collar 12g x Size 5 seed beads for front panel 8mm square letter beads 40-45 x disc beads for full collar (16 repeats total) 15-20 x disc beads for front panel (depending on number of letter beads) 1 feature drop bead per loop 2 smaller drop beads per loop TOOLS Scissors Clear nail polish Butterfly paper clip or thread holder Directions and Materials will be for Centre Panel only and/or complete Collar. Rating DESIGN NOTES Right angle weave shortens when pulled into position with following rows so do not pull too tight. Hold thread ends from each row in a butterfly clip to hold while doing the next row. Finish off all rows when completed. As the collar is likely to get sticky with cordial or…

1 Min
yesteryear pin

MATERIALS Antique gold brooch of your choice with holes along bottom 10cm fine gold chain 4-6 x 4mm jump rings 3–4 head pins Charm and metal accents BEADS Assorted 6mm beads for drops TOOLS Flat nose pliers Round nose pliers Cutters Length of finished piece: 4-6cm Rating STEP ONE Open a jump ring, place through end of chain; while open loop into first hold on brooch. With a second jump ring open, place through fourth chain link on opposite end, then into last hole on brooch. STEP TWO Thread a bead onto a head pin, cut 1cm from top of bead. Curl with round nose pliers to form an eye. Using the remainder of head pin, make an eye in one end, thread on a bead and repeat as before. STEP THREE Continue as above, looping links onto brooch until complete, using photo as a guide. Keir’s Krafts PO…

3 Min
mandala necklace

MATERIALS 1.5 metres beading thread 50cm Tigertail 2 x crimps 1 x toggle BEADS 20 x 6mm fire glass beads 30 x 4mm fire glass beads 17 x 4mm Swarovski bi-cones 1 x Precousia Teardrop 5g x 11/0 Matsuno seed beads TOOLS Round nose pliers Flat nose pliers Wire cutters Beading needle Scissors Glue LENGTH: 45cm with mandala drop of 8cm Rating STEP ONE MANDALA. Thread a beading needle with 1m of thread. Onto this thread 1 x seed bead, 1 x 6mm fire glass bead, 1 x seed bead, 1 x 4mm bi-cone, 1 x seed bead, 1 x 6mm fire glass bead. Leave a 10cm tail. With the needle going in the same direction thread through all of these beads again. Tie a double knot to secure. Diagram 1. STEP TWO Thread the needle through the seed bead and 6mm fire glass bead in Diagram 1. Add 1…