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Feb 15, 2012
Kumihimo, the ancient Japanese art of braiding, is one of my favorite examples of how age-old crafts get new life when they're resurrected and done with modern materials. After my initial introduction...
A couple of years ago, I designed a necklace using Czech glass gumdrop beads that was just begging for a custom-made clasp. I decided to stitch up a fancy toggle using some of the same techniques that...
In 1998, I hit two milestones. I used seed beads to trap my first cabochon (pictured above), and I had my first exposure to a toggle clasp. These are big events in my personal bead history. Here's...
The June/July 2015 issue of Beadwork magazine features an enticing variety of projects. We give homage to the newest shaped beads on the market but also cater to beaders who love the simple wonder of classic...