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DIY Herringbone Beading Technique: Royal Gardens Bracelet

Inspired by Amethyst colored rhinestones, here is a beading tutorial in lavender, cream and brown. Using Herringbone Beading Technique, weave your way up, enclosing the rhinestones in square patterns. It may look like the rhinestones are sewn or weaved on top of the bracelet as an embellishment, but they are actually weaved within the bracelet. […]

DIY Jewelry Gift Ideas

Here’s another DIY jewelry gift suggestion you can give this coming Christmas – chain necklaces and charms! These are quick and easy jewelry gift ideas. No special skill beading, wirework or jewelry making skill is needed to create these necklaces. What’s wonderful is that you can personalize each necklace design. Give these necklaces to each and […]

Featured Beaded Rope Designer: Ieva Bambale of Shinkabeads

Today, we’re having an interview with Beaded Rope jewelry designer Ieva Bambale of Shinkabeads. Be inspired by her journey to jewelry making! 1. Tell us about yourself, your location, your job and your goals. I am from Latvia, a country on the shore of the Baltic Sea, between Lithuania and Estonia, I live in its capital […]