Category Archives: Preciosa

Candied Almonds Bracelet Step by Step PDF

Sewn bracelet made using PRECIOSA Twin™ and PRECIOSA Tee™ beads.  Designer: Helena Chmelíková. Free project PDF for this bracelet linked here. Choose the now traditional and popular PRECIOSA Twin™ bead and the unusually shaped PRECIOSA Tee™ bead from the extensive range of PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Beads™. Be inspired by the … Continue reading

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Lush Green Multi Length Simply Stylish Necklace

By Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp and Perles Et Cetera This is the English translation for this project which appeared in the magazine in French. When Pantone announced that the 2017 Colour of the year was GREENERY, I was … Continue reading

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Amazingly Simple Golden Beauty Choker

Amazingly Simple Golden Beauty Choker Created by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp. and Perles Et Cetera There are moments when you shop for beads when you come across components that you instantly know will create a spectacular piece of … Continue reading

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Cornelian Star Bead and Project PDF

Our latest bead is now in stock. The PRECIOSA Cornelian Star can be used in the same way as a regular rocaille. Here, we offer a relatively simple tutorial for jewelry made from simple PRECIOSA Cornelian Star balls.   PDF … Continue reading

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PRECIOSA Tee™

PRECIOSA Tee™ Bracelet Design: Aleksandra Lysenko PRECIOSA ORNELA presents the new PRECIOSA Tee™ pressed bead from the PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Beads™ brand. Its dimensions of 2 x 8 mm conform to the current trend in mini-beads. The axially symmetrical flat shape … Continue reading

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The Chilli Bead!

We are so please to announce a brand new bead from Preciosa!  The Chilli (TM) bead will have designers thinking of new and exciting ways to incorporate this shape into new and current designs. We’ll be showing you several fabulous projects featuring the … Continue reading

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Piggy Beads are Currently On Sale

For more information please contact your sales associate: Erwin Vivanco – Erwin.Vivanco@johnbead.com Donna Walton – Donna.Walton@johnbead.com Lynda Stewart – Lynda.Stewart@johnbead.com Thanh Tran – Thanh.Tran@johnbead.com

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Designing With The New Artistic Wire 3D Bracelet Jig

This bracelet and the second one featured in this post were designed by Fernando DaSilva for John Bead.  They will have you wondering how you have lived without the newest tool from Beadalon if you enjoy making or teaching others … Continue reading

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Macrame Choker With Hemp

This choker features traditional macrame knotting.  It really is a skill that is useful in so many stringing applications. Nancy Donaldson created this necklace to feature our natural hemp strings. Isn’t it delightful?  It will be just perfect for summer outings. … Continue reading

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Tropical Punch Flower Maker and Petal Beads

Turn your life into an endless summer with the most colorful and fun creative DIY components from Tropical Punch.  The collection includes a luscious assortment of Lucite flowers and chain, round and tear drop beads, three dimensional flowers, filigree components, sliders, a … Continue reading

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