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Lovely Knots at Toronto Creativ Festival

This is the class sample for last week’s Creativ Festival workshop designed and taught by Fernando DaSilva featuring Lovely Knots.  I did promise a better photo of the necklace the students made…and it is just wonderful! Fernando flew to Toronto … Continue reading

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Cork Board and Pins for Lovely Knots

We know you have been asking for the cork board!  It is in stock! The cork board is packed with a set of dress makers pins.  This will make your Lovely Knots projects so much easier to create! The  pins … Continue reading

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Art Deco Lovely Knots

This is an art deco inspired infinity bracelet by Fernando DaSilva. It appears in our Lovely Knots article in the current issue of Perles et cetera magazine.  I wanted you to have a closer look at it.  The English version … Continue reading

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Lovely Knots Necklace – Knots and Pearls!

This necklace by Fernando Dasilva is only one of several samples on page 35 of his book:  Lovely Knots – An Introduction to Chinese Knotting.  I thought you would enjoy seeing a little bit more of it.  It beautifully spotlights … Continue reading

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Lovely Knots in Perles et cetera Magazine

In the latest issue of Perles et cetera we have a wonderful six page article on Lovely Knots.  The magazine did an amazing job designing the layout for this special how to!  This magazine is in French, so I have … Continue reading

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Lovely Knots Necklace – The Colours of Canada

  When Fernando DaSilva has a new necklace to share, one of two thoughts always come into my mind. One.  I know what I could wear this with….. Two.  Where did he find that……. This red and white necklace is … Continue reading

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Double Button Knot Necklace for Lovely Knots

One of the best Chinese knots you can learn to make in Fernando DaSilva’s new booklet; Lovely Knots – An Introduction to Chinese Knotting is the Double Button Knot. This necklace features nine knots and as you can see the … Continue reading

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New Dazzle-it Magnetic Closures

Fernando DaSilva is John Bead’s product development and creative manager.  So it should not surprise you that if you ask him to “describe our new Dazzle-it  magnetic clasps” that we are going to get a fabulous sample to show off. These … Continue reading

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Lovely Knots – The Pipa Knot

This is the Pipa Knot beautifully showcased in an earring set designed by Fernando DaSilva for his new book; Lovely Knots – An Introduction to Chinese Knotting. It features just one of the ten knots you can learn in the … Continue reading

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More is More

  Designed and written by Fernando DaSilva References: By the late 1930’s, Chanel’s necklaces had grown from single-strand chokers and sautoirs into bibs. In the early 1990s, Karl Lagerfeld occasionally paired Chanel haute-couture with over the top beaded jewelry. Currently, … Continue reading

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