Rose Montees for Embroidery and Jewellery

Rose montees are popular for embroidery but can also make beautiful jewellery.  You can buy them ready made or make your own, giving you a wide choice of colours.  They’re easy to use and are great for adding a different

Hair Clasps Projects

Hair clasps, also known as barrettes, are easy to make so you can customise your jewellery for the occasion.  Check out these projects for making hair clasps using using popular multi-hole beads such as Samos and Arcos par Pucas and also a

How to Create Hair Clips

We have some lovely projects for making hair clips, both for bridal and special occasions and for everyday use.  They use classic techniques such as twisted wire and bead-weaving.  We had some versatile designs using readily available beads which are easy to

Projects and Design Ideas for Hair Combs

We have some lovely projects for making hair combs, both for bridal and special occasions, that will show you how to use twisted wire techniques.  We also look at some of the most versatile and classic beads and have some suggestions for more

Preciosa Wedding Finery Projects

With the bridal season coming up, we have some lovely Preciosa wedding finery projects for earrings, bracelets, necklaces and button-holes.  As well as wedding jewellery, these versatile designs can easily be adapted by changing the colours and beads so they can be

New Wooden Bases par Puca

Just in are more wooden bases to be used with Les Perles par Puca.  We also have several free projects to show you how you can use these wooden bases par Puca to make beautiful bag charms, earrings and pendants. Wooden Bases par Puca

Jewellery for Valentine’s Day

Check out our projects and design ideas for jewellery for Valentine’s Day.  We have lots of ideas using seed  beads, crystal beads and metal charms.  These valentine themed ideas are easy to adapt to create earrings, bracelets, pendants and bag charms. 

Bridal Tiaras and Headbands

The bridal season is approaching fast and we have some great ideas for bridal tiaras and headbands using the traditional tiara band. The projects will show you a variety of techniques you can try and suggestions for beads that you might like

Easy Tiaras and Headbands

Making tiaras and headbands using the traditional tiara band can be quick and easy.  Tiara bands are not just for weddings!  These fashion accessories are easy to adapt so they are suitable for a variety of events.  Our projects will show you several techniques and some versatile

Les Perles par Puca Wooden Bases

We now have a collection of  Les Perles par Puca wooden bases.  These are unusual and high quality bases for beading.  The projects include pendants, beaded beads and pin-cushions and would make lovely gifts.  They’re designed by Annick Puca, the Parisian