This week, we have a spiral rope necklace kit from Queenbeads. In all fairness, if you know the spiral rope stitch, a jewellery kit is completely unnecessary. But it comes with a lot of beads; more beads than you probably need. Perhaps matching jewellery is in order?
This necklace is made up of gemstone chips strung onto clear plastic thread, which are crimped onto eye pins covered by wire cones. The gemstone chips used are clear quartz, tourmilated quartz and black agate. A monochrome palette is one of my favourites because I think it exudes classiness and works well with most outfits. […]
I have always worked with 4mm Swarovski crystals since a smaller size makes for a good decoration alongside my pendants and other pieces of jewellery. On one particular outing, I found 8mm Siam Swarovski crystals and realised that, coupled with the 4mm ones I already own, they would make a great piece of jewellery by […]
I went away for a few days because I had some important business to attend to, and stayed a few nights at a friend’s house. During my downtime sessions, I was allowed to rummage through their stuff as they were undergoing a house renovation, and came across tubs of Hama beads and equipment. I was […]
I’ve had a lot of projects currently being run at the same time, but I’ve yet to finish any. This is why I haven’t updated for a while. I’m really bad at finishing what I started, haha. In a trip to London a few months, I got a book from a Japanese book store called […]