Category Archives: Design Team

Use Kazuri Beads for Making Wire Vase Pendants!

Did you know you can make lovely wire vase pendants based on the tree of life idea?  And that Kazuri beads are ideal for the vases?  That’s because they have larger holes and allow the passage of several wire lengths.  Check out the new tutorial from one of our Design Team members, Pearl Blay of The Beading Gem.  She also includes links to other tutorials on how to complete cord necklaces.

 

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Kerrie Slade’s Snappy Safari Rings Featured in Bead and Button Magazine!

Kerrie Slade, one of our Design Team members has done us proud once more! Her blog shared her news about her wonderful Snappy Safari rings being featured in the October issue of the Bead and Button magazine.

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Kerrie Slade’s Beaded Kazuri Kritters in Bead & Button Magazine!

Remember Kerrie Slade’s amazing beaded Kazuri button animals we featured a while back? Well, this Design Team member wanted to write a tutorial for them so others could make their own. However, Kerrie explained on her blog that “The pins were originally going to be published as a project in Bead and Button, but it was later discovered that they are not as simple as they perhaps look and so they are not really suitable for a project.”

beaded Kazuri Kritters

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The Beading Gem’s Wire Crochet Kazuri Button Jewelry

Buttons are not just for fastening clothes! They can be used as focals in all sorts of jewelry designs. Pearl Blay of The Beading Gem, one of our Design Team members, created this collection of wire crochet jewelry with our Kazuri buttons.

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Kerrie Slade’s Beaded Designs in the Perlen Poesie Magazine!

It is always a thrill when a member of our Design Team gets featured in a magazine.  This time, is the turn of UK based bead artist, Kerrie Slade. The German beading magazine, Perlen Poesie did a wonderful in- depth artist profile on her for their issue 25 publication. Kerrie Slade Perlen Poesie cover large Continue reading

Sandra Francour’s Travel Inspired Necklace Designs Featuring Samunnat Nepal’s Bindu Beads

Sandra Francour, one of our Design Team members is renowned for her travel inspired one of a kind jewelry designs. She has traveled and lived in many countries and her designs reflect her deep appreciation for other cultures. Here are two of her more recent designs which feature Samunnat Nepal’s bindu polymer clay beads.

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Kazuri and Samunnat Nepal Beads Featured in Just Jewelry! Magazine

We are delighted that jewelry designs featuring Kazuri ceramic and Sammunate Nepal polymer clay beads from our collections were recently published in a new magazine by Scott Publications, called Just Jewelry! These European leather bracelets were created by one of our Design Team members, Pearl Blay of The Beading Gem.

just jewelry magazine vol 2 cover

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