All About Glass Beads: 5 Free Projects Using Lampwork Beads for Making Glass Bead Jewelry

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What are lampwork glass beads?

Hot glass is carefully layered and shaped to result in a striking handmade glass bead for you to use in your jewelry-making projects. If you are interested in creating beautiful designs, the experts at Beading Daily have compiled five free projects for glass beads to get you started. Lampwork beads can be created in any shape or color imaginable, and today's lampwork glass bead artists are always coming up with beautiful and innovative new designs for our handmade jewelry and beading projects. Download this free beading lesson and begin creating necklaces and handmade bracelets sure to get noticed. We are excited to present five beautiful projects for lampworked beads, all free!

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Dive into your bead stash and dig up those lovely handmade glass lampwork beads that you've been hoarding! With these five free beading projects using lampwork glass beads, you'll get a range of options and techniques for showcasing these beautiful objects. Find that special lampwork glass bead in your collection and turn it into a beautiful piece of handmade jewelry today!

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Free Glass Bead Necklace Project

Free Necklace Project

Garden Goddess Necklace
by SaraBeth Cullinan

Create a simple but stunning glass bead necklace using easy stringing techniques and a fabulous handmade lampwork focal bead. Mix and match colors and styles to create your own unique version of this beautiful handmade jewelry project!

Lynn's Big Apple Necklace combines a little bit of bead stitching with an unusual lampwork glass bead.

Free Necklace Project

Big Apple Necklace
by Lynn Davy

When Lynn's favorite glass artist sent her some new "Lollipop" lampworked beads to play with, one particularly vibrant bead stood out and demanded to become an apple pendant. After some intensive research among the contents of her fruit bowl, Lynn beaded a calyx and leaves, then added wireworked berry dangles. Lynn's Big Apple Necklace combines a little bit of bead stitching with unusual lampwork.

Combine your favorite beaded bead stitching techniques with colorful lampwork beads.

Free Necklace Project

Going Bananas Necklace
by Lynn Davy

Quirky and very bright yellow indeed, these art glass beads by an English beadmaker were a challenge that Lynn just couldn't resist. Teamed with beaded beads, peyote spirals, and organic accent beads, they eventually arranged themselves into a fun and funky neck piece in Caribbean colors: banana, mango, lime, and coffee. Perfect for a summer beach party! Combine your favorite beaded bead stitching techniques with colorful lampwork beads.

This bracelet shows off some lovely flat handmade lampwork glass disc beads.

Free Lampwork Beads Bracelet Project

Playing Around
by Danielle Fox

Create a fun bracelet by connecting colorful lampworked beads with waxed linen, then finish off with a hand-dyed silk-cord bow. What could be simpler?This bracelet shows off some lovely flat handmade lampwork glass disc beads. The combination of bold colors mixed with silky ribbon makes for a fun, feminine bracelet.

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Free Lampwork Beads Bracelet Project

Rhumba Bracelet
by Jamie Hogsett

Twelve colors of peyote-stitched seed-bead discs pay tribute to beadmaker Sarah Moran, who used these colors when making this set of lampworked glass beads. Cheerful colors and the visual movement of the seed beads put one in the mood to dance. With its ruffles and sassy colors, this sumptuous bracelet is really just a celebration of the lampwork!

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Download your free eBook and get started on your free lampworked beads projects today! Incorporate stunning and innovative glass bead designs into your handmade jewelry and beading projects to create handmade jewelry that is sure to impress!

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Free Projects for Lampwork Beads

Using lampwork beads in our jewelry-making projects can be a challenge. Handmade lampwork glass beads can be somewhat heavier than other types of glass beads, and their edges can easily cut even the heaviest of beading threads or cause wear on beading wire when strung in a glass bead necklace or bracelet. Never fear! We have assembled five beautiful beading projects that all incorporate handmade lampwork beads to inspire your jewelry making with glass beads. Whether you love to do stringing or enjoy the serenity of off-loom bead-weaving, you'll find a project in here to capture your imagination.

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