TAGS: How to Bead + Crystals

  • Jewelry Stringing, Summer 2015

    The Summer 2015 issue of Jewelry Stringing magazine is here and full of the season's hottest trends. Druzy necklaces, turquoise pieces, fringe designs, and mixed metal masterpieces fill the pages of this issue, prepared to make you the most stylish you have ever been. You'll find must-have kits and available video downloads, and we'll introduce you to Cynthia Thornton, the creative force behind Green Girl Studios. We'll give you a sneak peek into her new video series where she demonstrates how to carve wax bangles and cuffs, then create molds, cast with resin, and embellish the finished bangles using beads, cold connections, and more. You'll also find an eight page feature on the latest and greatest ways to easily create custom components for your designs, including glass cabochons, floating glass lockets, and enamel powders. Enjoy all the elements of summer within this issue.

  • Stringing Fall 2011

    Accessorize your favorite fall fashions with handmade jewelry! Discover unique techniques in 70 inspiring jewelry designs in the Fall 2011 issue of Stringing magazine. This collection of 27 necklaces, 26 earrings, and 17 bracelets is a feast for creative minds!

    Delve into beautiful burnt orange blossoms and fabulous fall foliage! Sing a song with beautiful bird beads or add an acorn for a little extra allure. This issue is so festive; by page two you'll be craving hot apple cider and looking for the nearest pumpkin patch!


  • Stringing, Summer 2011

    Get great ideas for hot jewelry designs in Stringing Summer 2011! Packed with 70 beaded bracelets, necklaces, and earrings, this issue is brimming with inspiration.

    NEW THIS ISSUE is our thematic organization of projects. You'll want to check out Toggled Treasures (projects that use a toggle clasp), Round and Round (projects that feature ring components), Brush of Blush (projects that are predominantly pink), Jurassic Jewels (projects with an organic, age-old feel), and Posies with Punch (projects with dimensional flower components).