Bead Darwinism

Bead Darwinism

Bead Darwinism What could beads have possibly to do with Charles Darwin? Well, yesterday I was just sitting around, contemplating this and that, and I wondered how “new” designs actually emerge. I am sure that most beadmakers (for sure not all, as far as I...
Subtle Stripes

Subtle Stripes

Subtle Stripes Finally “revealed” – the SECRET OF THE SUBTLE STRIPES… So, this is how I made these (and so far I have not yet found any other colors that look as nice…maybe YOU can experiment and let me know!) 1. make a tiny (!!!!!)...
Easy Links

Easy Links

Easy Links ← Triangle Shaped Bead How to make a pendant → Here is a simple trick that is very easy to do: Wrap two separate stringer lines around the belly of a bead, make sure they are raised but bonded to the surface of the bead. Next gently heat one spot...
Triangle Shaped Bead

Triangle Shaped Bead

Triangle Shaped Bead ← How to make a bracelet with softflex wire Easy Links → Have you ever wondered how to get a triangle shape on some of your beads? 1. Make a disk bead on a medium sized mandrel: 2. Add glass in 3 places around the disk (I add this glass...