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GoodyBeads by Goody Beads Blog Team - 16h ago

We’re continuing our LOVE for the new Cymbal Components with a simple bracelet pattern using the Cymbal Vourkoti bead ending and Czech SuperDuo beads.

Cymbal Vourkoti bead endings are used with Czech SuperDuo beads. The bead ending caps your bracelet and finishes it off beautifully and professionally. Find the easy pattern tutorial below along with SuperDuo pattern options to play with.

What you’ll need for bracelet:

Purple Blush SuperDuo Bracelet

Items used in this bracelet: Z004582, SB01782, SB00423, A006587, Z011514, A008658, A015211

Color & Pattern Samples

This pattern is certainly a versatile basic pattern to mixing up SuperDuo colors of your own choosing. Here are 4 different color ways and patterns you can use with this pattern using Cymbal Vourkoti components.

  • This first example uses SuperDuo beads with a Capri finish. The Capri finish has splotching of colors all around the SuperDuo bead, so when you bead stitch the, you get some lovely splotch of color without a….
    Items used in this example:SB02114, SB00422, Z004581
  • Second example uses two colors of SuperDuo with an outer color a Picasso finish and the middle beads are an opaque color.
    Items used in this example: SB01440, SB01441SB00424Z004582
  • Third example uses two different SuperDuo beads consisting of SuperDuo Duets and an opaque color to compliment the inner color. This creates a track pattern in the middle.
    Items used in this example: SB01406, SB03491SB00422Z004581
  • Lastly, try pattern out with three colors, while creating a chevron pattern.
    Items used in this example: SB01406SB01441, SB03093, SB00424Z004582

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GoodyBeads by Goody Beads Blog Team - 2d ago

Our new stock of Fan Tassels are the perfect component to spice up your summer jewelry. Make these easy DIY earrings today!

What you’ll need for earrings:

Directions

  1. Open jump ring and slide through loop of fan tassel and acetate hole on the flat edge side. Close jump ring.
  2. Open earwire loop and slide through other hole of acetate. Close loop.
  3. Repeat for other earring.
Golden Tortoise Tassel Earrings

Items used in earrings: Z012459, Z007706, A008801, A014108

Posh Pink Tassel Earrings

Items used in earrings: Z012457, Z007738, A008799, A008998

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GoodyBeads by Goody Beads Blog Team - 3d ago

Liven up your summer with these DIY earrings with Straw and Tassels!

Summer jewelry should be fun, colorful and fashionable, just like our Straw & Tassel Earrings. Designed with our NEW straw shapes and tassels, these pair of earrings should be a part of your memorable summer!

What you’ll need for earrings:

Beachside Coral Earrings

Directions

  1. Using an awl, bead reamer or a solid point like your round nose, poke a hole in between the outer two rings of your straw. This will be where you will add your jump ring.
  2. Poke another hole in the opposite end of the hole you made in Step 1.
  3. Open jump ring and slide through hole you made in Step 1 or 2 and through the loop of the fan tassel. Close jump ring.
  4. Open another jump ring and slide through the other other hole in the straw. Close jump ring.
  5. Open small 3mm jump ring and slide through jump ring from Step 4 and loop of ear wire. Close jump ring.
  6. Repeat all steps for other earrings.

Specific items used in earrings: A011525, Z007702, Z007861, TCZ0139

Summer Sky Earrings

Directions

  1. Using an awl, bead reamer or a solid point like your round nose, poke a hole in between the outer two rings of your straw, at one corner. This will be where you will add your jump ring.
  2. Poke another hole in the opposite corner of the hole you made in Step 1.
  3. Open large jump ring and slide through hole you made in Step 1 or 2 and through the loop of ear wire. Close jump ring.
  4. Open another large jump ring and slide through other hole on straw component. Close jump ring.
  5. Open small jump ring, slide through large jump ring from Step 4 and through loop of cone tassel. Close jump ring.
  6. Repeat all steps for other earring.

Check out our Facebook LIVE Videos on Tory doing a quick demonstration using these components! Tutorial starts at 9 Minute mark!

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GoodyBeads by Goody Beads Blog Team - 4d ago

Break out your style with this cute pair of earrings with Sizzix cut leather and a glass connector.

What you’ll need for earrings:

Directions

  1. Cut your leather with the Sizzix Big Shot, using the 30mm circle die. Cut Two circles.
  2. Use the smallest hole setting on the Leather Hole Punch Pliers to punch a hole on your leather circles.
  3. Open jump ring and slide through the hole on your leather circle and through loop of glass connector. Close jump ring.
  4. Repeat Step 3 with other leather circle.
  5. Open ear wire loop and slide other end of the glass connector and close loop.
  6. Repeat Step 5 with other ear wire and glass connector.

Specific items used in Rose Gold earrings: SZ00014, Y005020, A021759 (2), TC02303

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GoodyBeads by Goody Beads Blog Team - 5d ago

Father’s Day is coming up and we have this easy DIY Keychain, made with large-hole gemstones and 1mm leather cord.

Try out this easy DIY keychain project you can simply make in minutes! What you’ll need for this project are the following:

Directions

  • Cut a foot of 1mm leather cord.
  • Make sure jump ring is full closed. Feed one end of your leather cord through the jump ring. Center the jump ring on the leather cord.
  • With both leather cord ends, slide on three large-hole gemstone beads.
  • Make an overhand knot with the leather cord ends to sit closely below the gemstone beads.
  • Cut leather cords, leaving 1 to 2 inch tail.
  • Slide jump ring on to your key ring and you are done!

Specific items used in keychain sample: MCKR0001, Z007449, A022071, BGA8RDLH-8

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GoodyBeads by Goody Beads Blog Team - 6d ago

Design these DIY earrings with Amethyst Czech Fire Polish beads and chain fringe.

Fringe is very much here to stay. We pulled these pretty pair from our February Birthstone trend, to give you easy directions to make a pair of your own.

What you’ll need:

Directions

  1. Cut THREE pieces of chain at 2.5″ inches long, each. Make sure the amount of links are the same.
  2. Open eyepin loop and slide on the middle link of a chain you cut in Step 1. Close eyepin loop.
  3. Slide on the eyepin a 4mm Czech bead and make a simple loop.
  4. Open Czech dangle loop and slide through a side hole of flower spacer. Close loop.
  5. Repeat steps 2-4 TWO more times, adjacent to the previous Czech dangle.
  6. Open earwire loop, slide through the opposite hole of the middle Czech dangle and close loop.
  7. Repeat all steps for other earring.

Items used in earrings:  A008134A021468A007659, A003336, TCZ0078

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GoodyBeads by Goody Beads Blog Team - 1w ago

Learn how to use and design with bead aligners in today’s DIY Lampwork Drop Necklace.

What stringing on beads on a beading wire or headpins, sometimes you’ll notice the extra wiggle room. That’s where bead aligners can help. Bead aligners helps centers, align and fills in the space inside the bead so that your overall strung on beads look straight and sturdy. Plus, bead aligns has a cap at the top to give your beads a finished look also.

Check out this Facebook Video with Tory explaining bead aligners and her quick DIY Project using bead aligners and Grace Lampwork beads. Bead aligner tutorial starts around 10min mark.

Check out these two projects using bead aligners.

Directions:

  1. On a headpin, slide on the following and make a wrapped or simple loop: bead aligner, large lampwork, bead aligner, small lampwork and bead aligner.
  2. Open small jump ring and slide on loop of lampwork dangle and a loop on silver connector. Close jump ring.
  3. Open another small jump ring and slide on other hole of silver connector. Close jump ring.
  4. Slide chain through jump ring and add your choice of clasp to your necklace ends.

Items used in necklace: A019697, Z013932, Z013754, TC00357 (3), Z017184, CH01091 (2), TC02292 (2) and your choice of clasp.

Directions:

  1. On a headpin, slide on the following and make a wrapped or simple loop: bead aligner, large lampwork, bead aligner, small lampwork and bead aligner.
  2. Open small jump ring and slide on loop of lampwork dangle and a loop on gold connector. Close jump ring.
  3. Open another small jump ring and slide on other hole of gold connector. Close jump ring.
  4. Slide chain through jump ring and add your choice of clasp to your necklace ends.

Items used in necklace: A019696, TC00973 (3), TC02294 (2), Z013928Z013755, Z014009, CH01093 (2), and your choice of clasp.

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GoodyBeads by Goody Beads Blog Team - 1w ago

Channel your free spirited soul with these DIY Boho Pip Earrings with Gemstone beads.

Our focal piece to our DIY earrings are these magnificent chandelier earring findings! We went bold and added a pop blue Pip beads and an earthy brightness of Howlite Gemstones.

What you’ll need for earrings.

Directions:

  1. Open a jump ring and slide on a pip bead. Close jump ring. Repeat for a total of 12 ‘pip dangles.’
  2. On an eye pin, slide on a gemstone bead and make a simple loop. Repeat for a total of 12 ‘gemstone links.’
  3. Open a loop on one of the ‘gemstone links’ and slide on a ‘pip dangle’. Close loop. Repeat for a total of 10 ‘gemstone pip dangles.
  4. Open a jump ring, slide a pip dangle on and through the inner middle loop of chandelier finding. Close jump ring. Repeat to other chandelier finding.
  5. Open loop of a ‘gemstone pip dangle’ (from step 3). Slide loop through the third loop from the right of your chandelier bottom loops. Skip a loop and add another ‘gemstone pip dangle’. Repeat 3 more times. Repeat this step with other chandelier finding.
  6. Open a ‘gemstone link’ (from step 2) loop and slide onto the top loop of the chandelier. Close loop. Repeat this step with other chandelier finding.
  7. Open ear wire loop. and slide on top loop of gemstone link from Step 6. Close loop. Repeat this step with other chandelier finding.

Items used in earrings: WHT6RD-8, Z001892, A002413, A021158, A019606, TCZ0078

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GoodyBeads by Goody Beads Blog Team - 1w ago

We have your summer project with trendy post earrings, designed with acetate and fan tassels! The summertime combo to DIY jewelry.

What you’ll need:

Post earrings are everywhere! So what better way to testing out DIY jewelry making than by making post earrings with an acetate focal.

Directions:

  1. Right across from hole of your acetate coin, add a small dot of Super New Glue.
  2. Place your post earrings over that dot, making sure the post is lined up with the hole of your acetate coin.
  3. Repeat Steps 1-2 with other acetate coin. Let dry for an hour.
  4. Open jump ring and slide through the hole of the acetate coin and fan tassel. Close jump ring.
  5. Repeat to other acetate coin.

Items used in earrings: Z007238, A002413, A014131, Z019335, A015821

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GoodyBeads by Goody Beads Blog Team - 1w ago

We have three exciting projects using June’s Swarovski Psychology of Color: Tangerine. See how to freshen up your jewelry with these DIY projects!

Tangerine Cuff

See how easy it is to making your own sparkling bracelet with a beadable cuff and Swarovski bicone crystals.

What you’ll need:

Directions:

  1. Cut a 4 foot piece of beading thread.
  2. Add a Bead Stopper or sew through a small seed bead twice, leaving a 5 inch tail.
  3. Sew up through the the first hole and pick up a bicone crystal and seed bead.
  4. Sew across the channel to the hole opposite.
  5. Skip a hole and sew up through then next hole. Pick up a bicone crystal and seed bead.
  6. Sew across the channel to the hole opposite.
  7. Keep repeating these step sequence to add a total of 12 bicone crystals to cuff.
  8. Sew through the whole pattern again to secure the pattern.
  9. Tie off ends and cut off excess.
Tangerine Drop Earrings

Make this sweet tiered earrings with dangling crystals inside a Teardrop Hoop.

What you’ll need:

Directions:

  1. Slide a 8mm crystal on ball headpin and make a simple loop.
  2. Open eyepin loop, slide on loop from step 1 and close eyepin loop.
  3. Slide 6mm crystal on eyepin and make a simple loop.
  4. Open loop you just made and slide loop on inside loop of hoop component. Close loop.
  5. Open another eyepin loop and slide on top loop of hoop components. Close loop.
  6. Slide a 4mm crystal on eyepin and make a simple loop.
  7. Open loop you made from Step 6 and slide on earwire. Close loop.
  8. Repeat all steps for other earring.
Swarovski: Satsuma Suprise

Our friends at Swarovski Create your Style, designed this colorful multi-strand bracelet.

What you’ll need:

Directions:

  1. Use alcohol wipes to clean all findings and set aside to dry.
  2. Using one jump ring attach to one ss39 chaton setting. Repeat five more times and set aside.
  3. Using one 1088 ss39 chaton stone glue into one ss39 chaton setting and set aside for 24 hours to dry. Repeat five more times and set aside.
  4. Using two and a half coils of memory wire, make a double loop at one end with Memory Wire Finishing Pliers.
  5. Slide on the following FOUR sections:
    1. TWO 4mm bicones, 6mm bicone, TWO 4mm bicones, Botanical bead, 4mm bicone, Tangerine chaton charm, Botanical bead, TWO 4mm bicones, 6mm bicone, TWO 4mm bicones , THREE metal seed beads,
    2. TWO 4mm bicones, 6mm bicone, TWO 4mm bicones, Botanical bead, 4mm bicone, Tangerine chaton charm, Botanical bead, TWO 4mm bicones, 6mm bicone, TWO 4mm bicones, THREE metal seed beads, Peach Delite chaton charm, THREE metal seed beads,
    3. TWO 4mm bicones, 6mm bicone, TWO 4mm bicones, Botanical bead, 4mm bicone, Botanical bead, TWO 4mm bicones, 6mm bicone, TWO 4mm bicones, THREE metal seed beads, Peach Delite chaton charm, THREE metal seed beads,
    4. TWO 4mm bicones, 6mm bicone, TWO 4mm bicones, Botanical bead, 4mm bicone, Botanical bead, TWO 4mm bicones, 6mm bicone, TWO 4mm bicones, THREE metal seed beads, TWO 4mm bicones, 6mm bicone, and TWO 4mm bicones.
  6. Trim the end of the wire and make a double loop at the end.
  7. Add one chaton setting at each end of the bracelet.

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