Category Archives: Dazzle-It Chain

Kumihimo and 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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Kumihimo Necklace with Aluminum Chain

This choker features the classic 8-strand kumihimo braid with the addition of some gold glamour. Several readers have reported a difficulty finding rattail kumihimo cord.  This necklace will remind you that you can use other types of stringing material to … Continue reading

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Necklace Featured in Perles et Cetera Spring Issue

Shiny, Glittering Chain Necklace by Carmi Cimicata For Dazzle-it and John Bead Corp.   The current issue of Perles et Cetera features a necklace that will be perfect for spring/summer 2014.   The article is in French, so this is … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice Agate Beads

This new necklace was created by Nancy Donaldson in my studio this week.  I asked her to take a look at all the gorgeous new Fire and Ice Agate beads in my studio and she could not resist creating something special.  The … Continue reading

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Dazzle-it Fire and Ice Beads

The new Dazzle-it Fire and Ice Agate Semi-Precious Facetted Dye Beads are stealing the show on this new necklace. This necklace uses three of the new products we launched this month:  Fire and Ice Agate beads, Faux Suede Tassels and Fancy … Continue reading

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New Dazzle-it Fancy Chain and Faux Suede Tassels

I just love everything that Fernando DaSilva used to create this new necklace!  I hope it inspires you as much as it does me.  Now I really want to start adding our new Dazzle-it  faux suede tassels to my design … Continue reading

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Fancy Chain Jewelry Inspiration From Fernando

It goes without saying that Fernando DaSilva is always the first person to test and experiment with new products arriving into the John Bead warehouse. As our Product Development & Creative Manager, Fernando is who I turn to for inspiration and how-to ideas. … Continue reading

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New Dazzle-it Chain

These earring are so new and fresh!  They were all designed for the launch of this new collection by Fernando DaSilva. They feature our new fancy chain collection. Chain-Leaves 3x9mm. Available in Gold and Silver. Chain-Leaves 4x7mm.  Available in Gold and … Continue reading

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Kumihimo Glamour Belt By Fernando DaSilva

What a pleasure it is for me to post this sample today.  I am going to use a word I have never typed on this blog before:  BELT! Leave it to Fernando DaSilva to create a belt that would steal … Continue reading

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Lovely Knots Inspiration

This necklace is featured on the cover of Fernando DaSilva’s new booklet; Lovely Knots – An Introduction to Chinese Knotting. It is a wonderful example of how Lovely Knots can be showcased in your designs. Fernando used red and ivory … Continue reading

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