Baltic Gems Bracelet

Baltic Gems Bracelet
Instructions only cost: $35.00 + shipping

Make a bold statement with this asymmetrical bracelet showcasing a 23mm Swarovski Crystal Triangle. Make a unique bead cap in tubular peyote, combining 15/0 seed beads and Delicas. The crystal has minimal beading on it to let it shine! The flat peyote band uses a watch style fold over-clasp. Included: A reproducible sizing template and several step-by-step photo pages. read more »

Baltic Gems Egg

Baltic Gems Egg Baltic Gems Egg
Size: Approx. 2 ½” high x 2″ wide
Cost: $85.00 + shipping

Create an elegant 3-dimensional hinged gem box, inspired by the Russian onion dome cathedrals and the Renaissance Style Faberge’ Easter Egg.

The Renaissance Egg was the last egg made for Czar Alexander III to present to his wife, Marie Feodorovna in 1894. The eggs always had a surprise inside with the intention of providing a little thrill of pleasure, the memory of which would persist for the rest of that day.  The surprise in the original Renaissance Egg has been lost to time. Fill your jewelry box egg with a treasure of your own. read more »

Bonbon Necklace

Bonbon NecklaceBonbon Necklace
Instructions only cost: $35.00 + shipping

Now you can use your stash of Swarovski 14mm #1122 rivoli stones for this wearable, elegant necklace. It is sleek and simple, yet technically complex. Each crystal bonbon displays two different colored stones back-to-back, making this necklace reversible. Use a bright and vivid rivoli crystal on one side and a subtle sophisticated color on the other or use all different colors! Make three or five bonbons depending on your ‘bling’ preference. Ndebele and tubular peyote stitches are used for the necklace finishing with a beaded T-bar toggle and ring. read more »

Bridge Ring

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Instructions only cost: $35.00 + shipping

This is a comfortable ring that can be made with pearls, bicone crystals or a combination of accents. In one stitching technique, combine circular and flat peyote to make this beautifully engineered channel set ring. read more »

Crystal Petal

Crystal Petal
Cost: $140.00 + shipping

The interconnected 3-dimensional petal pendant is created in 2-dimensional modified circular peyote, and then framed with 4mm bicone crystals. The netted strap with peek-a-boo windows reveals a core of 4mm bicone crystals. Finish the necklace with a simply elegant and innovative new toggle clasp.

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Cupid’s Arrow

 

Cupid's Arrow necklaceCupid’s Arrow
Cost: $105.00 + shipping

The legend of Cupid, the young god who shot arrows into the heart of humans so they would fall in love is an endearing theme of intimacy, commitment and passion. We could all use a little bit more love in the world and what better way to remind us than with the beads we love!

The 3-dimensional sculptural arrow, supported by an open crystal framed heart, is the focal piece and the clasp of this necklace suspended with a strap of embellished St. Petersburg chain. read more »

Diamond Elegance

Diamond EleganceDiamond Elegance
Cost: $90.00 + shipping

Stitch this elegantly simple bracelet, worthy of pairing with your fine jewelry using two colors of 15/0 Japanese seed beads. The strands are made with a 2-dimensional variation of tubular netting that I discovered while playing with beads.  The bracelet ends with a unique bead cap in tubular peyote that you will find useful in other projects. read more »

Dragonfly

Dragonfly
size 5 x 5 1/2″
Cost: 125.00 + shipping

Make this realistic art sculpture while understanding increases and decreases in tubular peyote. Learn the critical aspect of thread tension in flat peyote stitch in this self-supporting, 3-dimensional dragonfly using 15/0 seed beads. This same dragonfly pattern was made using 8/0 seed beads and was a finalist in the 2005 Bead&Button’s Bead Dream competition. read more »

Glenwood Bracelet

Glenwood BraceletGlenwood Bracelet
Cost: $90.00 + shipping

Use Delicas to create this classy bangle bracelet in peyote flat stitch, while learning a new way to create window openings in the weave. You have the option of creating this bangle with the arches to the inside or outside for a more feminine style. Understand bead and thread use as an integral design element. Included with the instructions are six size adjustments for wrists 5 1/2” to 7 3/4”. read more »

Stone Pendant

Stone Pendant
Instructions only – cost $35 + shipping

This unique pendant necklace uses stone donuts in a new way! No more beading around the stone. The stone donut will face forward without any armature to support it- just beads and thread!

This project pays attention to the physics required to support and suspend a heavy stone donut, so that it will lay flat and hang facing forward without armature. It is simple in appearance, yet requires a great deal of attention to a few specific points of construction. read more »

California Proposition 65 Warning

Consuming foods or beverages that have been kept or served in leaded crystal products or handling products made of leaded crystal will expose you to lead – a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
I recognize the importance of protecting the health and environment of my customers. However, some products such as Swarovski crystals included in my kits may contain small amounts of lead. We recommend that you wash your hands after handling, and keep all items away from small children and infants.

Nancy Cain