Earrings With IrisDuo Beads Free Beading Pattern Tutorial

Earrings with IrisDuo Beads Free Beading Pattern Tutorial

Posted Svetlana Tutorials

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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Earring Design Ideas for 12 mm Rivoli Crystal

Earring Design Ideas for 12 mm Rivoli Crystal

Posted Svetlana Beading Ideas, Design Laboratory

What if I say designing an earring around a Rivoli crystal is easy? Moreover, the round shape of Rivoli might even call for other shapes to play with! I am sure, that square, triangular or rectangular earring shapes are all familiar to you. So let’s explore, how can you design a lovely pair of earring […]

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Albion Stitch Explored

Albion Stitch Explored

Posted Svetlana Tips

Ever had an idea, but wasn’t sure how to implement it? I often draw a new project in my mind only to leave it in that imaginary form for a long long time. Why? I am not always sure what stitch I need to use for the elements of the design. This is when I […]

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Earrings Tutorial. Crescent Beads. Modern Look.

Earrings Tutorial. Crescent Beads. Modern Look.

Posted Svetlana Tutorials

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 For Spring And Summer: long and spectacular!

Earrings For Spring And Summer. Long! Spectacular!

Posted Svetlana Design Laboratory, Fashion

When long earrings are in fashion again, I celebrate! The only reason to keep them long is to attract more attention! Isn’t it why women wear jewelry? Earrings are relatively fast to create and cheaper to buy at art and craft shows. It is the most popular jewelry item for artists as well as customers. […]

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Fancy Earrings "Water Flower" Gold Version

Reversible Fashion Jewelry With Crescent Beads

Posted Svetlana Fashion, Products, Tutorials

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

Posted Svetlana Tutorials

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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5 Books To Read About Beading - Svetlana.Gallery Blog

5 Books to Read About Beading

Posted Svetlana Beads, Tips

There are million books written about beading. This article is for you if you feel lost as I was when I started to learn beading techniques. I can recommend many but today I will focus on 5 books that will help to lay a great foundation for your future beading success. I will explain why […]

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Geometric Beadwork Earring Design

Geometric Beadwork Earring Design

Posted Svetlana Beading Ideas, Design Laboratory

I wouldn’t describe geometric beadwork as relaxing, but it’s certainly more rewarding than other types of beading I have tried so far. Why? Let’s discover together what’s involved. The Pattern Are you someone who can easily calculate beads and stitches to create a beaded shape? I am not. Not yet! I have used books to […]

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Little Lanterns Free Easy Beading Pattern for Earrings

“Little Lanterns” Free Easy Beading Pattern for Earrings

Posted Svetlana Beading Ideas, Tutorials

Did you know you could right angle weave a pair of earring in a heart beat? Here is an easy beading pattern for modern style earrings. They reminded me of little lanterns in a garden after sunset. I wonder what do they remind you of? You will need (for each pair of earrings): 6 faceted […]

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