Category Archives: Chain

Creativity on The Catwalk Show – The Global Jet-Setter Look

Our Global Chic product line was beautifully captured in this picture from the “Creativity on the Catwalk” fashion shows in the UK last month at CHSI Stitches. (Photo from CHSI) Our Creative Director, Fernando DaSilva designed an “out of the … Continue reading

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Be My Valentine Necklace

Fernando DaSilva for John Bead made with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Fernando has created many pieces of jewelry which are displayed in the John Bead showroom.  Some of these designs appear in our catalogues and may have been published. For those of you … Continue reading

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Dazzle-it Kumihimo Braid With New Aluminum Chain

This kumihimo necklace features the addition of our new lightweight aluminum chain. The braid is a unique one. It features white rattail, hemp and a beaded string found in a fabric store. I made my braid using the classic 8-strand … Continue reading

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Chain Necklace by Thanh Tran

This exquisite necklace by Thanh Tran brilliantly showcases our new aluminum chain in a high end designer sample. The chain is available in seven sizes and in ten colours.  Thanh choose the gold family including the new cut chain available … Continue reading

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Pearlvine Necklace by Fernando DaSilva

The Pearlvine necklace by Fernando Dasilva features pearls as the highlighted component. We have so many pearls in our catalog to select from.  For this post, we have attached information to a special collection of Czech glass pearls. Fernando has … Continue reading

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The Christmas Sunrise Necklace

  Fernando Dasilva for John Bead made with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Fernando has created many pieces of jewelry which are displayed in the John Bead showroom.  Some of these designs appear in our catalogues and may have been published.  For those … Continue reading

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Cascading Hearts Neo Chain Necklace

This is another Nancy Donaldson design featuring our white Neo chain. Neo Chain is available in two sizes:  5x3mm and 3.5x2mm. It is the cut in the brass chain that gives Neo a dual colour appearance. The heart shaped glass … Continue reading

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Flat Leather Pendants

This featured pendant by Nancy Donaldson is just one inspiring image for a series of shaped designs with flat leather. It goes without saying that flat leather is wonderful for bracelet making.  In moments you can create a fabulous wearable. With … Continue reading

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Fabulous Chain Necklace

This is a wonderful necklace I discovered in our showroom last week.  Many of you will immediately recognize this as the work of Fernando Dasilva. I love how his selection of different chains combines to create such a gorgeous finished … Continue reading

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Flat Leather and Fancy Chain

This bracelet features two new lines we love; Flat Leather and Fancy Chain. Today I am showing you the blue flat leather.  We have so many other colours to choose from too. These bracelets can be made in no time … Continue reading

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