Crystal Bead Jewelry Tutorials (12/10/2015)
I truly believe that crystals are what got me totally hooked on beading. And now, I’m a crystal snob – I want to use ONLY Swarovski crystals and buy mostly 2xAB at that. There’s nothing like Swarovski Crystals to get your jewelry noticed.
Hexagon stitch, also called “hexagon angle weave,” is a net-like beading stitch in which the beads are arranged in hexagons. It can be an open stitch or a tighter stitch with beads that fit snugly together. It’s safe to say that hexagon stitch is little more complicated than other, more common beading stitches.
Get inspired by Swarovski design team’s limitless imagination. Magical project ideas bring a new dimension to simple techniques.
Fluttering Leafy chain with Swarovski Bicones dropped from the links! I used our Swarovski Mixes with different chain finishes to make a fabulous fluttering earring! This project uses the drop bead technique and chain drop beading.
Swarovski Crystals has some great animated instructions for making jewelry with crystals. By criss-crossing one or more times through beads strung on a thread, various 2-D and 3-D beading patterns can be created. Also, Pearls or Pendants may be used to achieve marvelous design variations.
Celebrate the holidays in style with festive Holiday Jewelry Inspiration designs from FusionBeads.com! Many designs for Christmas will help you make a stylish statement, including these cute Christmas tree earrings! Each design has a handy list of all the beads, tools and techniques that you will need to make the piece, along with free, downloadable step-by-step instructions.
What could be better than combining two loves, crystals and bead stitching, to make a stunning crystal bracelet or necklace? The experts at Beading Daily have put together this exclusive beading tutorial dedicated to the many uses of one of the world’s favorite stones: crystals. The many types of crystals come in nearly every color and size, which makes them one of most beautiful and fun materials to work with.