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Category Archives: Dazzle-It Stringing
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
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
The “Elizabethan Inspired Pearl Tiered Necklace” is featured in the winter issue of Perles et Cetera magazine as a four page step by step project. This is the english translation. Elizabethan Inspired Pearl Tiered Necklace by Carmi Cimicata for John … Continue reading
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
Creating a kumihimo necklace with leather cord is just a joy! My braid is so unique and I can see myself wearing this unadorned and perhaps later with a pendant. I used our Dazzle-it kumihimo disk to create my braid. The new … Continue reading
There is no way to look at this page and not say “oh how adorable!” This is “Sweet Soutache Sadie” and with her Mom’s permission we have posted the gorgeous collection Nancy Donaldson designed for her. Sadie’s original dress lacked … Continue reading
Designer Nancy Donaldson is teaching herself how to work with Soutache cords. I gave her all the cord colours to play with and she sent me back these fabulous samples! I love the combination of colours she choose for this … Continue reading
Nancy Donaldson created these faux suede lace bracelets with our new collection. The elegance of the featured knot is enhanced with a professionally finished magnetic clasp. Red and navy lace was used. There are 14 colours to choose from. … Continue reading
Welcome to our latest blog hop featuring the work of many fabulous jewelers, crafters and designers! Our new Faux Suede Tassels are the stars of this blog hop! All the designer/artists in this blog hop received a “Dazzle-it Blog Hop … Continue reading
This tiered necklace is a collection of different strands. It began with two unfinished Fernando DaSilva braids. Fernando DaSilva is our Product Development & Creative Manager. He makes so many samples! I could just follow him around picking up leftovers. These two pieces … Continue reading