Category Archives: Dazzle-it Semi-Precious

New Semi-Precious Chips – Color Beyond Compare

Isn’t this strand spectacular?   We have new semi-precious chips packs in an artists palette of color options. This collection is awash in supercharged colours.   You’ll see earth-inspired colors, bright and bold, cool and luscious and candy colors.  Each grouping … Continue reading

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Kumihimo and Aluminum Wire Pendants

Todays blog post shares a new kumihimo braid I created to showcase a special wire wrapping pendant. With a Dazzle-it kumihimo disk, you can create braids with so many different cords and fibers.  My braid today features rattail, beads and … Continue reading

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Dazzle-it Delight!

This tiered necklace by Fernando DaSilva features so many of the beads Dazzle-it launched this summer. The semi precious special shaped beads look amazing paired with the new neon glass beads. Silver tubes are used as a unique spacer.  

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More is More

  Designed and written by Fernando DaSilva References: By the late 1930’s, Chanel’s necklaces had grown from single-strand chokers and sautoirs into bibs. In the early 1990s, Karl Lagerfeld occasionally paired Chanel haute-couture with over the top beaded jewelry. Currently, … Continue reading

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Crystals, Neons, Precious Gemstones and More!

  This is just one of the many wonderful samples Fernando Dasilva created for John Bead.  Most weeks I have a hard time keeping up with all his fabulous ideas, especially if we have just been at a trade show … Continue reading

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Aluminum Wire and Turquoise Horse Pendant

Some days I feel like my aluminum wire collection needs spotlighting.  This is easy to accomplish if you have a friend like Nancy who is a wire working genius.  All I have to say is “wouldn’t it be great to … Continue reading

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THE Most Fabulous Stack of Dazzle-it Bracelets!

Fernando DaSilva has created a collection of spectacular bracelets that feature the best and the brightest beads in the Dazzle-it new spring collection! He used Dazzle-it Ori crystals,  semi-precious special shaped beads and rattail to make the most beautiful tassles! Each of … Continue reading

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Summer Love Dazzle-it Blog Hop With Friends

I have a very inspiring blog hop for you to enjoy today.  Each of the eight featured artists/designers in this post were sent a selection of new Dazzle-it gemstones, beads, hemp and finishing components to play with.  I invited non-jewelry … Continue reading

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Some Deliciousness from Fernando!

Vibrant colors guided by the strong comeback of neon shades will be a must-have accessory of this Summer. John Bead has added trendy shapes of died howlite beads that can be combined with acrylic and Swarovski crystals for a hype … Continue reading

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Semi-Precious Peace Sign Beads

I think we can all use a little PEACE! Here is another peak at the new Dazzle-it spring collection of semi-precious beads! They will be sold individually by colour in three sizes. And they will be available as multi colour … Continue reading

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