Category Archives: Instant Glam

Instant Glam™ by Fernando is a glamorous make and take product perfectly tailored to that person who is looking for a high-end jewelry accessory, which they can assemble themselves. They will experience instant gratification by choosing components that are easy and chic to work with.

Instant Glam Bead Embroidery

When our Creative Director, Fernando DaSilva popped into a local beading store he met a designer wearing the most interesting necklace.  You can imagine how wonderful it would be for the designer of the hand crafted bezel to meet a beader … Continue reading

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Instant Statement Necklace

Instant Statement Necklace by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead.  This necklace is easy to create if you enjoy simple twisting techniques and hand stitching. Polyester Pipe was one of the newest stringing materials to be introduced by John Bead as … Continue reading

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Elizabethan Inspired Pearl Tiered Necklace

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

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Instant Glam™ by Fernando Under Diane’s Wings

Diane Whiting, designer extraordinaire and former Create-Your-Style ambassador, releases a DIY jewelry making book packed with 25 inspirational projects. Among all the beauty, Diane re-interpreted the function of one of my components from my Instant Glam™ by Fernando collection onto a magnetic and interchangeable focal element.  … Continue reading

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Instant Glam™ by Fernando Under Diane’s Wings

Diane Whiting, designer extraordinaire and former Create-Your-Style ambassador, releases a DIY jewelry making book packed with 25 inspirational projects. Among all the beauty, Diane re-interpreted the function of one of my components from my Instant Glam™ by Fernando collection onto a magnetic and interchangeable focal element. … 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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Instant Glam Bezel and Vintage Paper

This drop shaped bezel is from the Instant Glam by Fernando collection from Metal Complex. It is one of my favorite shapes from the Tuscany collection. When I work in a special bezel I feel compelled to use something unique and special. … Continue reading

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The Bead Style Seed Bead Cover Necklace by Fernando DaSilva

We are so proud to showcase the dramatic multistrand seed bead necklace created by our Product Development and Creative Manager Fernando DaSilva for the cover and featured article in the March 2014 Bead Style magazine.  Bead Style quoted Fernando as saying “I … Continue reading

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Instant Glam and Vintage Parisian Paper

Earlier this week I posted a necklace featuring two rectangle Instant Glam by Fernando bezels.  I absolutely love the size and shape of these bezels and wanted to share with you a second project I just finished. In the spring … Continue reading

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Instant Glam Bezels The Cover Story!

The current GLAMOUR  issue of Perles et cetera is on the stands and it features my Icon Inspiration Necklace for John Bead Corporation. The article is in french, so I am going to share the article with you in English. One of … Continue reading

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