Tassels are still a huge trend for 2016 and make great additions to your jewellery designs and festival outfits! You could attach them around the hem of a t-shirt, give a bit of texture to a pair of shorts, or make a colour contrast in your jewellery such as Vicki’s gorgeous ‘Coral Link Bracelet’ featured below.
This dinky dolphin is the perfect charm to add to your holiday projects. Attach it to a chain for a simple, elegant pendant or do like I have, and create a stack of beach themed bracelets! By the way, there’s also a sterling silver seahorse charm too – it’s adorable!
We’ve fallen in love with the beautiful new range from Nunn Design. All the components work so well together making it so easy to create charm bracelets with a difference. We love the sea shell charm this summer! Check out the ‘Glistening Sea’ necklace project below using NEW Swarovski Ceralun Clay as a sparkling feature pendant.
Choose a semi-precious gemstone to match your look this summer from amethyst, black agate, rose quartz and more! The full range includes three different styles including the unusual triangles and hex charm pendants – at affordable prices. They’re ideal for layering different chokers with long necklaces for a boho look!
These four beautiful leaf chains are super light weight meaning you can wear them all day long in the summer sun! You could use the colourful chain as a centerpiece to a necklace or attach a connector in the middle to make a bracelet like those featured below.
Give your summer projects a pop of colour with the NEW Tourmaline semi-precious beads! We love that each strand contains of beautiful mix colours to use in your designs. If you’re jetting off somewhere nice this summer, Jill’s ‘Pic ‘N’ Mix’ Macramé bracelet is the perfect project to make on the beach!
This tropical mix of seed beads in essential for your summer bead stash! There’s just so many ways that you can use them which is why you love our range of seed bead mixes. Why not combine the variety of beads in blue and silver tones with sterling silver findings to make a matching set of simple jewellery.
Have you seen all the pineapples popping up everywhere? I’m not going crazy – pineapples and palm trees are on trend for 2016! Try adding one of the totally tropical charms onto a sterling silver chain for a simple, delicate necklace! Palm tree, pineapple or flamingo – which will you choose?
If you’re going on holiday this summer you can take your beading projects with you using the Bead Buddy Save-N-Go! This portable bead board will safely hold all your beading materials in one place until you ready to continue making your project. Choose from two size options to suit your personal needs.
“I am delighted with my purchase of a Bead Buddy sold by Beads Direct. I have started using it and it keeps my part-made jewellery in position whilst travelling to and from my beading class. It fits into my bag very easily as it is about A4 size. The plastic box is strong and light in weight making it easy to carry. Very pleased.” – Dianne.