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How to set a Flat Cabochon into a Filigree Setting

I have been making some unique jewelry sets with our vintage Japanese Porcelain cabochons (almost out of stock) and our filigree settings. There are so many choices in this collection.  The rings are fabulous for showing off a special cabochon. … Continue reading

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New Global Chic Channel Beads and Two Part Apoxie

You are seeing unique crystal and clay channel beads that are easy to make and then string on our new Global Chic tapestry cord.     The project begins with our new Global Chic channel beads which are available is several … Continue reading

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Golden Days Necklace – A Fernando DaSilva Atelier Project

Materials 2g Delica 8/0 rd gun metal 8 icy bead pebble metallic gold – 2780 0486-06s8 8 large bronze jump rings 1 topaz 14mm SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS rivoli stone 14 xilion pp18 SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS gsha chatton 2 large wood rings 9 … Continue reading

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Shell Flower Pendant

I have seen quite a few flowers made of shells in various magazines.  They look very pretty on a necklace. John Bead has strands of natural shell chips. I tried wire wrapping the chips into a floral shape..…but I wasn’t … 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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Wrappers, Wire, Crystals and Clay

I have to admit. Once you start working with the new Wrappers at John Bead you get a little distracted. Yesterday was all about the wrappers! This marquee wrapper shape is so interesting!  I knew that I finally had something … Continue reading

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Ceramic & Cloisonne Beads On A Button

I have something very different to show you today:  Beads on a Button. The idea started when I stumbled upon this bag of beads during my last visit to the warehouse.  Have you been in the Ceramic and Cloisonne bead … Continue reading

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New Bezel Bracelets!

Ah ha!  There are additions to the Metal Complex Bezel line! These hand crafted link bracelets are available in five metallic colours.  For my post I chose to work with Antique Copper. The links are nice and deep so I … Continue reading

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Rubber Stamped Tiles With Apoxie Sculpt

I have some very interesting new tile shapes that I can use as pendants. Everyday I seem to wake up with another experiment I want to try with Apoxie Sculpt.  Yesterday I wanted to make some interesting clay tiles using … Continue reading

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Faux Soldering With Apoxie Sculpt

This is one of those posts that will change the way I  create jewelery in the future! It starts with Apoxie Sculpt Super white and microscope slides.  (Microscope slides can be purchased in school science supplies section, on Ebay, medical … Continue reading

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