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Creative Beading Magazine Volume 18 Issue 2

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.

Land:
Australia
Sprache:
English
Verlag:
Sunray Publications Pty Ltd
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Bimonthly
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6 Min
zebra art deco necklace

MATERIALS 1.20cm x 2 lengths of Beadalon 19 strand for the inside strands 80cm x 2 lengths of Beadalon 19 strand for the outside strands 25cm x 20 gauge black wire EXTRA MATERIALS 80cm x 2 lengths of Beadalon 19 strands for outer strands of neckpiece Extra 20 gauge wire for wrapping of the two extra central pieces 11cm chain 1 x head pin 2 x 3 hole spacers 1 x split ring 1 x parrot clasp 8 x crimps BEADS 3 main focus beads Ceramic Zebra Beads and 1 black Teardrop crystal 21 x 4mm black crystals 14 x 6mm black crystals 44 x 8mm black crystals 8 x 12mm black crystals 50 grams seed beads black 10 grams seed beads white opaque 1.6mm black crystal TOOLS Round nose pliers Cutters Crimping pliers Chain nose pliers Blu Tac Rating STEP ONE Using 20 gauge wire, spiral one end with chain nose pliers starting the loop off with your…

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1 Min
three strands of fire

MATERIALS 4 x Vermeil 3 hole spacer bars 1 Vermeil 3-strands Extending Clasp Soft-flex wire or similar BEADS 97 x 6x3mm Czech fire-polished glass faceted rondelles clear/purple luster 194 x 6x3mm Czech fire-polished glass faceted rondelles pink/purple TOOLS Cutters Crimping pliers Round nose pliers Rating STEP ONE Cut 3 x 35cm strands of Soft-flex wire. Attach the three strands to the 3-strands Extending Clasp using crimps. STEP TWO Thread 16 pink/purple rondelles using two outer strands. Thread 16 clear/purple rondelles using middle strand. Thread all three strands through the spacer bar. STEP THREE Continue threading 20 pink/purple rondelles using two outer strands each. Thread 20 clear/purple rondelles using the middle strand. Thread all three strands through second spacer bar. STEP FOUR Continuing thread 25 pink/purple rondelles using the two outer strands each. Thread 25 clear/purple rondelles using the middle strand. Thread all three strands through the spacer bar. STEP FIVE Repeat…

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8 Min
garden bluebells

MATERIALS 25cm Tigertail or Soft Flex 1 x 12mm toggle 2 x crimps Size D Nymo Thread BEADS 5g x 8o seed beads silverlined blue SB1 5g x 11o seed beads silverlined blue SB2 10g x 11o seed beads rainbow green SB3 14 x 5-6mm Freshwater Pearls midnight blue A1 FWP 14 x 5-6mm Freshwater Pearls turquoise A2 FWP 8 x 12-13mm small plastic flowers white frosted B11 8 x 12-13mm small plastic flowers clear B2 8 x 4mm round pearl beads sapphire C1 8 x 4mm Swarovski bi-cone Crystals Indicolite E 4 x 8x12mm large glass Flowers clear blue F1 4 x 8x12mm large glass Flowers blue opaque F2 4 x 8x12mm large glass Flowers marine blue F3 12 x 4mm round Pearls Azure blue G 13 x 10mm small plastic leaves white frosted H 8 x 8x12mm medium glass leaves blue opaque I1 8 x 8x12mm medium glass leaves…

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2 Min
butterfly daze set

MATERIALS 25cm medium link belcher chain rose gold 19 x head pins rose gold 2 x large jump rings rose gold 1 x clasp rose gold BEADS 10 x 14mm Orchard Rd sapphire AB butterfly 9 x 14mm Orchard Rd aqua AB butterfly 19 x 6mm Orchard Rd bi-cone crystal TOOLS Round nose pliers Flat nose pliers Cutters Finished length: 19cm EARRINGS MATERIALS 2 x head pin 1 pair ear hook wires BEADS 2 x 14mm Orchard Rd butterflys 2 x 4mm metal beads TOOLS Round nose pliers Wire cutters Rating BRACELET STEP ONE Onto one head pin thread 1 x 6mm bi-cone, 1 x sapphire AB butterfly. Turn a wrapped loop at the top of the head pin. STEP TWO Repeat nine times. Total of ten butterflies. STEP THREE Onto a head pin thread 1 x aqua AB butterfly and 1 x 6mm bi-cone. Turn a wrapped loop at the top of the head pin. STEP FOUR Repeat eight…

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6 Min
plastic fantastic

RESIN IS A LIQUID PLASTIC that becomes solid following the addition of a ‘hardener’. It has many different uses and features greatly in jewellery making as bangles, beads and adhesives – and is often used to cover other items such as dried flowers or metal to turn into pendants and focal pieces. It is also quite lightweight, which means you can wear multiple layers of resin beads and not get a sore neck! Resin is viscous so it is well suited to being used in moulds; this makes it an ideal medium to use if you wish to make the same item over and over again. Synthetic resin is very similar in structure to natural resin, which you can often see seeping from trees. Natural resins can sometimes trap insects and then…

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1 Min
swarovski dragonfly brooch

MATERIALS 45cm 24 gauge wire 1 x head pin Small threadable magnet clasp BEADS 120 x 2 cut Matsuno 1 x 8mm bi-cone crystal 2 x 6mm bi-cone crystals 3 x 4mm bi-cone crystals TOOLS Round nose pliers Wire cutters Rating STEP ONE Wings Using wire, cut approximately 25cm for large wing. Roll one end to create a small closed loop. STEP TWO Thread 36 x 2 cut Matsuno beads. Using round nose pliers, create a small loop. Thread 36 x 2 cuts. Finish with a final loop at the end of the wire. Use the loops in the wire to thread the wings onto the head pin. STEP THREE Repeat for the small wings using approximately 20cm wire, threading 22 x 2 cuts on each side. STEP FOUR Body Using a head pin, thread 1x 8mm bi-cone, followed by the large wings centre loop and each of the end loops. Thread…

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