Luna City Necklace Bead Embroidery Experiment

Luna City Necklace Bead Embroidery Experiment

Posted Svetlana Bead Embroidery, Design Laboratory

“Until you step into the unknown, you don’t know what you’re made of.” -Roy T. Bennett Luna City necklace bead embroidery experiment was an adventure worth sharing. Every step of the way was full of surprises. Every detail was leading me to a new idea. Every stitch was part of a journey – a bead […]

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Crescent Beads In Bead Embroidery

Crescent Beads In Bead Embroidery. Tips And Ideas.

Posted Svetlana Bead Embroidery, Tips

When it comes to bead embroidery, not all the beads are created equally. Some are perfect for covering flat areas and coloring them, some – might be more compelling and suitable for a variety of tasks. Crescent beads are fun to use for bead embroidery. Let’s explore how! Crescent Beads In Bead Embroidery. Larger beads […]

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Fish Pearl Pendant Bead Embroidery Handmade Jewelry by Svetlana Zoubkov

Fish Pearl Pendant Bead Embroidery

This Fish pearl pendant bead embroidery was created to feature pearls as part of a graphic image instead of decoration details. I dare to assume it was a successful attempt because the piece was sold at the first show I presented it.

Spring Creations

Posted Svetlana Bead Embroidery, Fashion, Products

Even though this spring season has become the busiest one in last couple of years for me in all the meanings but beading, I still managed to finish several jewelry pieces. I think, it is impossible for me to stop beading. One of the reasons might be the love for pearls and labradorite. Pearls never fail […]

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Winter Necklace

Posted Svetlana Bead Embroidery, Design Laboratory

I finished this necklace just before holidays started. It symbolizes cold and crisp winter days when sun is glowing through thin clouds just like milky pearl. Work on this necklace started with a simple motif, designed by Mu, a beadwork blogger. I constructed my own connections between motives using glass beads from FireMountainGems. I tried different […]

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Tila Bead Pendant Bead Embroidery

Posted Svetlana Bead Embroidery, Design Laboratory

My friend picked up this magnesite bead at one of the Portland Gem Fairs and presented it to me as another project I had to accomplish for her. The bead looked beautiful and I particularly liked that it was a square and looked like turquoise. Who doesn’t like turquoise? Square focal point demanded square beads […]

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Red Earth Pendant Bead Embroidery

Posted Svetlana Bead Embroidery, Design Laboratory

Read Earth Pendant bead embroidery is an organic creation. What do I mean by organic in jewelry design? It grew out of the image of a cabochon and formed around it without any other influences. The Cabochon The center of the design is the petrified wood cabochon. It has its own composition contained within the […]

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Exploration of Bead Embroidery Techniques Using Cameo II

Posted Svetlana Bead Embroidery, Design Laboratory

I wanted to make this cameo pendant to see how several natural tones of shell colors will play together in one bead embroidery design.  The pointy edge technique was another reason to complete it. Technical Difficulties… …turned into unique features. This particular cameo is not a real carving. It is an imitation. The sides of […]

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Exploration of Bead Embroidery Techniques Using Cameo

Posted Svetlana Bead Embroidery, Design Laboratory

Here is one of the recently completed bead embroidery pendants – the purple cameo. Color I simply repeated the two colors I saw in this cameo cab: bright white and purple. But I could not let it be so boring and decided to vary surface finishes from matte, luster to transparent rainbow! To warm up […]

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Winter Medallion Story of Creation

Posted Svetlana Bead Embroidery, Design Laboratory

To be honest, I called it Winter Medallion not just because it looks white.  By the way, if you look carefully, there are cream color beads and shiny ivory beads in it, too.  I called it Winter because the texture of the medallion resembles the patterns I see on the snow when it gets a […]

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