Category Archives: Dazzle-it Findings

Global Chic Tapestry and Crystal

Global Chic Tapestry and Crystal Necklace for John Bead by CHA Designer Member: Carmi Cimicata This week we are participating in a special blog hop with nearly 60 Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) members from around the world who are coming … Continue reading

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Leather and Lucite Summer Sensation Necklace

This is the “Leather and Lucite Summer Sensation Necklace” designed by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp for the current issue of Perles Et Cetera magazine. This magazine is published in French, so this is the English translation. Soft leathers … 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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Suede Lace Bracelet

Nancy Donaldson is always finding simple but effective ways to use some of our newest products.  This bracelet incorporates several wonderful items from the Dazzle-it catalog. This Fire and Ice Oval bead is the perfect focal item. We have Faux … Continue reading

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Nappa Leather Fabulousness!

Fernando DaSilva created this fabulous necklace to demonstrate the numerous techniques you can use with our nappa leather.  It is knotted, cut, riveted and gathered into this one of a kind wearable.  When I asked him to describe the necklace … Continue reading

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Canada and USA Bead Ring

This red and white collection of beads is easily attached to a ring designed to accept embellishment. Dazzle-it has this “Finger Ring with 9 rings in 3 rows” in its collection. I gathered two groups of spare beads to make … Continue reading

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Dagger Cuff by Anna Elizabeth Draeger for Instant Glam™ by Fernando

There was a gorgeous bracelet in our ad featuring Instant Glam™ by Fernando bezels and Crystal Rock appliques.  Now I can provide you with the instructions from the designer, Anna Draeger! Bracelet Instructions 1. Glue the Crystal Rocks element into … Continue reading

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Braided Nappa Leather Bracelet

Our new Nappa Leather is soft and easy to manipulate.  This braided bracelet was fashioned by Nancy Donaldson for Metal Complex. Nancy choose three colours to work with.    It is easy to create a piece to match virtually any … Continue reading

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Hot Pink Kumihimo Bracelet

This hot pink kumihimo bracelet showcases several Dazzle-it stringing options. I used hot pink soutache, rattail, faux suede lace and waxed cotton cords. Together the cords looked very nice on my kumihimo disk. The finished braid is fabulous!  I used … Continue reading

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Rainbow Kumihimo Bracelet

This kumihimo bracelet was inspired by something similar I viewed on Facebook last week.  It reminded me that the rainbow rattail is the ideal cord to use for beginner projects.  You achieve the look of a complex pattern with virtually … Continue reading

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