Author Archives: Carmi Cimicata

Mala Style Necklace Featuring the Guru Bead

The Mala bead necklace style is based on traditional Buddhist prayer beads.  “Malas are used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name or names of a deity.  Malas are typically made with 18, … Continue reading

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Aromatic Bead Collection

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New Semi Precious Round Beads

Semi Precious round beads are on trend this year for mala style necklaces.  Our latest collection will have you creating memorable peices.

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New Head and Hand Jewelry

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New Semi Precious Beads

Bookmark this page to see five more designs in the next several weeks. Mahogany Jasper Semi Precious Bracelet with Light Brown Cotton Tassel.            Our new dog teeth amethyst natural beads are eye catching. They are … Continue reading

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Filigree and Shimmer Flatbacks by Swarovski!

There are some truly lovely ideas here to add flat backs to filigree. The addition of tassels makes these pieces even better! We have attached a PDF featuring the instructions written to create these pretty designs. Shimmer Mini Projects Instructions

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Pantone Color of The Year – Fathomless Palette

The Pantone Color of the Year is Greenery. “A refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings.  Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and … Continue reading

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Swarovski Innovations and Inspiration – Spring/Summer 2018 Themes

Swarovski Innovations and Inspiration  Spring/Summer 2018 Themes Gang Star.  A street-style revolution is erupting. Gritty, sports-influenced uniforms inspired by 90s hip-hop and “gangsta” rap are a new uniform for expressive belonging. No Normal.  A new value revolution has commenced as an … Continue reading

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Miyuki Delica Chess Pieces PDF

These are extraordinary!  You can make a set too with the free PDF Miyuki has provided!

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Cali Bead Twisted Rope Free Project PDF

Cali is being launched exclusively by John Bead – one of the biggest manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of Czech glass beads in the world. In their 63rd year, they begin 2017 with this exciting bead project. You’ll be pleased to … Continue reading

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