Bead Weaving

Over the last fortnight I’ve discovered the joys (and frustrations) of bead weaving, using mostly seed beads.  There are many free patterns on the internet, and Jenny has several books.  In terms of complexity, it’s certainly challenging!  Far more patience is required, too.  Making jewellery with gemstones is a wholly different activity.  There may be areas where you have the choice between man-made or natural, but there are definitely times when man-made is the only option.  If you’re interested, I recommend visiting Sandra Halpenny’s site.

"Elena" necklace

"Elena" necklace

Bracelet - bead weaving

Bracelet - bead weaving

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  1. wiggiebead
    Jan 07, 2012 @ 22:03:13

    Hi there, nice to see there is someone that also enjoy making their own jewelry
    I enjoy it so much that i have started my own book to teach beginners how to do it themselves.
    I would love to see some of your work, if you would like to see mine you can go to the website were i sell my ideas and there is some free projects as well, please let me know what you think.
    You may go to http://www.wiggiebead.snazibuy.com and if you to reply to my mail you may email me on wiggiebead@gmail.com would like to share some ideas with you, and will supply you free passwords to download the 3 magazine i have finished so far.

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