It may be raining today but there is still plenty of summer to go and lots of time to make this beautiful cuff bracelet. The focal crystal is new this year and part of the Swarovski Designer Edition from the S/S 2018 Innovations. These amazing… Read More
First time nerves showing here! I’ve managed to get this far in my career without selling anything but this year having designed a range of crochet jewellery featuring Swarovski crystals and opened an ETSY shop, decided it was time to have a go! The designs… Read More
How would you describe these colours? Black, grey and beige? Or by their Swarovski crystal colours of Jet, graphite and rose gold. According to Pantones on trend guide to colours these are the fabulous Warm taupe, sharkskin and blackest black! Buy online or see you… Read More
Am I jealous? Very! I trained originally in Dress and Design and so have a fascination for pattern cutting. What I would do to have been in Karen’s shoes…. to see all those sparkly crystals – I’m hoping they use only the best Swarovski of course!… Read More
Working with some tiny Swarovski bicones to make these little bracelets perfect for stacking. Round crystals make practical fastenings – what colours would you put together? I’ve just added these to my new ETSY shop – is it too early to say they’re perfect for a… Read More
Handmade Wedding is in the shops now or follow the links below to subscribe. You can even download a mini magazine for a quick glimpse on how to start the hair vine!
Spring is in the air and it is definitely prime wedding season. The new issue of Handmade Wedding is in the shops Subscribe to Handmade Wedding here and features some amazing ideas including a few of mine. The hair vine is one of my favourite designs made using wire, pearls and seed beads. I think that it is just perfect for the more casual hairstyles favoured by brides this year. Download a sample magazine giving you a glimpse of how to make the hair vine. The floral belt would be suitable for guests, bridesmaids or the bride and features some beautiful Swarovski Crystals and pearls in the centres of the Kanzashi flowers. Finally so that the men don’t feel too left out – a pair of cufflinks with specially chosen text to suit the occasion. #Swarovski, #handmade, #wedding, #createyourstyle
The Swarovski Launch for Autumn/ Winter 2016 is introducing fabulous colours and shapes and revisiting some favourites such as the gorgeous patina coated spike pendant. Such a beautiful Autumn colour scheme, enhanced with pearlised Silversilk cord from http://www.i-beads.co.uk #swarovski, #spikependant, #crystals #silversilk #seedbeads