Category Archives: Ori Crystal

The Midnight Leaves Soutache Statement Necklace

Midnight Leaves This soutache statement necklace by Nancy Donaldson was commissioned to showcase our fabulous line of soutache cords.  The necklace was displayed in our “New Innovations” booth at the Craft and Hobby show earlier this month. In our It’s … Continue reading

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Halloween Inspiration!

Don’t be frightened to plan your Halloween projects, classes or costumes!  We have plenty of beads, skulls, trims, feathers, masks, sequins and more to make this occasion easy to organize.   Here are a few of my favorite things for Halloween costumes, jewelry and … Continue reading

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Crystal, Neon and Fimo Disc Bracelet Collection

Fernando DaSilva made this collection of bracelets to showcase some of the new glass beads in the Dazzle-it collection. The bracelets feature fimo discs that Fernando embellished with crystal flat backs. These fimo discs are 80% off!  The hot pink … Continue reading

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New Colours for Ori Crystal Collection

Available in 6,8 and 10mm sized beads and in 8inch strands!

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John Bead Crystal Christmas Tree

You probably have heard about the crystal trees at The White House, Rockefeller Square, The Eatons Centre and Yorkdale.  Allow me to show you the crystal tree welcoming you to John Bead! Completely covered in crystal strands!

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Hemp and Ori Crystals

This little bracelet is a simple way to showcase both my crystals and some pink hemp. The Dazzle-It Eco Friendly hemp is a friendly alternative to cotton and other synthetic cord and stringing materials.  I have several sets! The Spring … Continue reading

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A Little Coral Goes A Long Way

It took me a very long time to finish this simple necklace.  The coral beads have been haunting my table ever since I brought them home after a planning meeting at John Bead. The bamboo coral beads can be quite … Continue reading

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How To Save Over $1000 Euros!

This bracelet is the perfect showcase for the new Ori Crystals.  They just sparkle and I love the donut shape! It was inspired by this Sidney Evan bracelet I recently viewed.  His bracelet features gemstones and a diamond encrusted gold … Continue reading

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Ori Crystal Necklace

Ori Crystals are going to make your projects so affordable! My Ori Crystal necklace has a pendant I made using another crystal option! This is just one of several machine cut crystals that you can order from John Bead.  It … Continue reading

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Dazzle-It Ori Crystals and Glass Pearls

The new Ori Crystals and easily paired with Dazzle-Its glass pearl collection. I used memory wire to craft these super easy bracelets!  This pink bracelet features Pink Crystal Cut 10mm ori crystal beads with Lt Chocolate round glass pearls.  I … Continue reading

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