Category Archives: Bezels

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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World Cup Jewelry

  Are you ready to support a team this summer in our two big world cup series?  I am making jewelry for friends and family with our Metal Complex handmade bezels. These are handmade bezels which are available in brass, … Continue reading

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Fish Leather Is Here!

IT IS WHAT?  Just when you thought you saw it all, Metal Complex’s Second Skin’s  100% Tilapia Fish Leather hits the do-it-yourself market! This groundbreaking and sustainable material Second Skin  is perfect for making bracelets, necklaces, earrings, shoes, and all kinds of leather goods … Continue reading

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Metal Complex Classic Bezels and Jewelry Resin

This set of jewelry happily illustrates the new bezels that are in the Metal Complex family of products. The classic series is a little less expensive because the bezels are stamped as opposed to hand made. This gives a new … Continue reading

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New Metal Complex Bezels!

This is a small example of the beautiful pendants you can create in a Classic Metal Complex Bezel. There is a brand new group of Metal Complex Bezels at John Bead.  The original Metal Complex Bezels are hand made.  This … Continue reading

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Fire Polished Beads and Metal Complex Bezel

This necklace reflects light and changes colour as it moves. I received this “grab bag” of Fire Polished Glass Beads from John Bead a few weeks ago and was looking for a good opportunity to show them off. There are … Continue reading

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Natural Dyed Coral Pendant

This unique pendant features a group of coral chips. I embedded the coral in black Apoxie Sculpt which I placed in a Metal Complex Bezel.  I have posted several “how-to’s” on the John Bead blog featuring this clay. This unique … Continue reading

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Sea Shell and Jewelry Resin

This Metal Complex bezel looks spectacular!  It looks like I spent a long time creating it. This may be the simplest resin project ever!  John Bead sells these very special sheets of Decorative Sea Shell.  This natural ocean shell laminate … Continue reading

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Kumihimo and Metal Complex Bezels

Metal complex bezels and kumihimo cords are a great tag team! These hand crafted bezels have a wonderful attachment that a kumihimo cord can really showcase!  The John Bead Kumihimo disk kits come with instructions and rattail, so making your … Continue reading

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The One-Upped Bezel with Jewelry Resin

Last month I showed you what my friend Nancy did with a metal complex bezel I gave her.  She sure made that bezel look spectacular with her wire twisting skills! It challenged me to create a finished piece that was … Continue reading

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