Category Archives: Fernando DaSilva Atelier

Fire Polished Blue Beauty

This necklace by Fernando DaSilva beautifully showcases a bead we call “fire polished metallic matte”  which also goes occasionally by the name “Czech Snake bead.”  (A quick google search confirmed this.) The regular Czech fire polished beads in this necklace … Continue reading

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Acrylic Hairbone Pipe Necklace and Earrings by Fernando DaSilva

This stunning new set of jewelry designed by Fernando DaSilva features an elegant and commonly used component used in crafts inspired by Aboriginal Cultures. Our hairbone pipes are made to match real animal bone with a durable acrylic base, which … 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 Vitoria-Regia Necklace by Fernando

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 who can’t visit in person we have been showcasing his … Continue reading

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John Bead and Fernando DaSilva at Fall Creativ Festival

Do you know about Toronto’s Creativ Festival? The Creativ Festival (formerly Creative Sewing and Needlework Festival) since 1988 has been offering an unbeatable combination of tantalizing shopping and dynamic instruction. Designed to intrigue, involve, excite, stimulate and celebrate the art … 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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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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Ciao – Cavalli Necklace Designed by Fernando Dasilva

Materials Used: SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS – fancy stones 8 oval 22x16mm crystal comet argent light – art 968 4137 1057 001 14  oval 15 x 11mm jet 6  oval  15x11mm crystal comet argent light – art 41 x-large aluminum jump rings … Continue reading

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Big Love Necklace by Fernando DaSilva

  This is yet another stunning necklace featured in our Swarovski Cafe (in the John Bead Showroom) which was designed by Fernando DaSilva. Last week I had the opportunity to remove it from the cabinet to take these pictures. All … 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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