Crescent Bead Patterns - Svetlana.Gallery blog about beading

Crescent Bead Patterns

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Did you ever fall in love with a bead? Days go by, and you keep shopping around for more colors of the same beads, more patterns with the same beads, more design ideas with the same beads… Ahhh, I know how it feels! Especially, if those beads are Crescent beads! What are the Crescent beads? […]

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Earrings With IrisDuo Beads Free Beading Pattern Tutorial

Earrings with IrisDuo Beads Free Beading Pattern Tutorial

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It is only wise to add a pair of earring to a favorite bracelet! When I discovered I could make Tyna bracelet with IrisDuo beads, too, I immediately started thinking of an earring design to pair with it. I didn’t have to wait long to have an idea. One sleepless and night and restless brain […]

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Right Angle Weave Stitch Basic Beading Instructions

Right Angle Weave Stitch Basic Instructions

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Right Angle Weave stitch is one of the off-loom beading techniques. Beaders also use an abbreviation and call this stitch RAW. RAW is very versatile stitch and can be used for many different purposes in the beadwork design. To start experimenting you need to understand the basics of it. ABC of RAW In Three Easy […]

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Bracelet Tutorial with Honeycomb Beads

Bracelet Tutorial with Honeycomb Beads

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Finally a bracelet, that is easy and quick to make! It doesn’t require learning any special stitches. This honeycomb bracelet tutorial is perfect for beginners. It is also good for everybody who likes creating little jewelry gifts for holidays. I included some tips on materials. As a person who embraces a change, I always look […]

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Earrings Tutorial. Crescent Beads. Modern Look.

Earrings Tutorial. Crescent Beads. Modern Look.

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Do Crescent beads look inviting or intimidating? Try this complementary earring tutorial to see how easy it is to add another pair of earrings for your summer outings. I’ve been creating designs with Crescent beads for awhile. Every time it is an adventure. If you haven’t play with these beads yet, this earring tutorial will […]

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Earrings With Ripple And Mushroom Button Beads Tutorial - Svetlana.Gallery

Earrings With Ripple And Mushroom Button Beads Tutorial

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Ever wondered what to do with those beads you just bought? I totally understand! This was me when I first saw mushroom button beads! They looked so interesting and attractive, but what could I possibly make with them? It took me some time to find an easy way to create a simple yet very interesting pair […]

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Fancy Earrings "Water Flower" Gold Version

Reversible Fashion Jewelry With Crescent Beads

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In the era of everyday practicality stirred with fashion amusement, I am all for reversibility! Why not change sides occasionally? Why not reveal the other side? While reversible fashion jewelry is not new, CzechMates Crescent beads are. Well, relatively new to many people, like me, who are overwhelmed by number of bead designs available on the […]

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Holiday Beaded Earrings Tutorial - Odd Count Peyote Stitch

Holiday Beaded Earring Tutorial

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I made these cute little earrings with Christmas time in mind. However, you don’t have to use Christmas colors at all. Pick any two colors of Delica beads and make a pair of earring for any holiday you like. Following these instructions you will get familiar with odd count peyote technique. Odd count peyote allows […]

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Codetta Beaded Pendant Pattern and Tutorial by Svetlana

Codetta Beaded Pendant Pattern and Tutorial

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As part of my continuous learning process I constantly try other people’s patterns. Not every pattern I try, runs smoothly till the end. Today I would like to share an idea I adopted from Elena Hellenca’s tutorial for a pendant called “Sunny”. She did a great job creating a lovely pattern and including a photo for […]

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Double Spiral Free Tutorial for “Chinese Dancer” Beaded Necklace in Just 6 Steps - Svetlana.Gallery Blog

Free Tutorial For Double Spiral Beaded Necklace Chinese Dancer In Just 6 Steps

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While I was making a necklace for my friend, a Chinese lady who dances and participates in Chinese dance performances often, I decided to share with you this simple pattern of a double spiral necklace using #6 beads as a base for it. Double spiral is an easy way to create beautiful bracelets or necklaces. […]

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