Tag Archive: beading

Etsy Thursdays featuring Ouroboros Jewels

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Today we’re talking about a one-technique-shop again: Ouroboros Jewels. And what a technique it is indeed! Ouroboros uses the crochet beaded rope technique to create bracelets and necklaces that you can easily confuse… Continue reading

Etsy Thursdays with Capricho bracelets

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In our last Etsy Thursdays we talked about a variation on the Capricho bracelet, so now we thought we should go more in-depth on what the classic version looks like. The Capricho bracelet… Continue reading

Etsy Thursdays featuring MorescoDesigns

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Today we’re talking again about a shop that has only one type of bracelet technique. But the genius with this shop is that no bracelet is quite like the others out of the… Continue reading

Etsy Thursdays featuring I Am A Bracelet Girl

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Today we’re starting a series of posts, a collection of beaded jewelry, as seen on Etsy. While learning to make our own jewelry, we’ve amassed a large base of information about the beading… Continue reading

Speak to me, beads!

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If you ask me where I get my inspiration from when making jewelry, I can’t tell you more than some beads just have a mind of their own. Whatever I start out trying… Continue reading

Stargazers

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The Stargazer is a type of Lily flowers with a strong pink hue and a similarly strong perfume. When I finished making the bracelet we now call Stargazer, I held it up towards the… Continue reading

A very social hobby

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Some people that have seen Karigami and I beading have declared us to be totally insane people for wanting to spend time playing around with beads as small as 2mm. Well, maybe we… Continue reading

Christmas story or how I learned to love the beads

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For me, Christmas time is the beginning of DereDere. Last year around the same time, our lovely Karigami took me to one of the local Panduro Hobby shops, let me dip my hands… Continue reading

Making and un-making

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Quality takes time and effort. When you’re working on a new design, you don’t always get it right on the first go. Sometimes the weight of the beads doesn’t fit with the technique and… Continue reading