Fernando DaSilva designed this new set of jewelry to introduce the line to you. The tassels combined with kumihimo and our new fancy chain looks so luxurious. These pieces will definitely take you from day time to night time. We’ll be featuring lots of tassels in the weeks ahead.
I have been wanting to twist some wire flowers for a while and was not having much success with the final shapes. Dazzle-It Aluminum wire is ideal for learning how to wire wrap.
Then it occurred to me that I might have more luck if I used a wig jig!
I really liked my new looped wire flowers!
This post was originally designed to showcase the leather crimps at John Bead! They simple fold over the end of leather to create a very finished end. I used Sea Green goat suede to finish my necklace.
A little crimping, some wire twisting and my choker was done!
My inspiration. I saw this cute car antiquing this weekend and thought the colours were classic!
I decided I wanted to bead the edges of this cuff. I marked all the holes I would need because a needle does not pass through the suede easily…it is better to have a hole already in place. Then I wondered, what could I use to make the holes quickly?
Some tips I can now share include the following. ONE – I would add your crystal snaps at the start of your project. This way you know that the closures are where they should be and that the cuff is wearable. TWO – Use a pencil to mark the location of a floral element such as the one I am using. I tried my cuff on and then marked the spot the flower should be attached. THREE – Quick Grip works amazingly FAST on suede! I removed the pin from the back of the flower so that it would be easier to glue in place.