• The issue is filled with great ideas, news, tips and designer portraits. Artists from many countries have designed 17 (!) beautiful jewelry projects for you. Get to know the new Diamond Weave and make a bracelet in this technique. In addition, find a preview of the next BEADERS BEST bead art fair in Stuttgart.
  • ... for example on the topic "All my threads" — what are the differences and what do I take for which jewelry project? Read the article from page 20. Discover 15 instructions of designers from 10 countries: Pendants, necklaces, a flower hair band and bracelets in many techniques will inspire you. Kinga Nichols (USA) will show you how to make a gorgeous bracelet from silk...
  • Dear Jewelry Crafters, Isn’t the supply of beads nowadays just amazing?Large and small – as well as one and multi-hole – today’s beads leave nothing to be desired. In our 32nd issue you will find 16 jewelry designs by artists from nine countries. IBA 2017 is coming up – why don’t you join in! We’ve given it a theme that has a lingering background: “Harmony of nature and...
  • Contributed to by 16 jewelry designers from 9 lands. You will find glittering pieces for finger, neck and ears, steampunk for the hair, in addition to classic, unpretentious adornment for the wrist. All beading techniques are here – from the simple to the sophisticated. The advanced course shows you ways to bead tubular forms in herringbone stitch. Delight in the...
  • The 17 jewelry projects by designers from 9 countries will make for a colorful autumn. In addition, learn the herringbone technique in part 1 of our course. Find history, new types of beads and a preview of the upcoming 2017 BEADERS BEST Fair. Look forward to inspiration for bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings in herringbone, peyote, brick, RAW,...
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Workshops

Stuttgart, Germany

Learn techniques, rework individual designs, bead with classic seed beads or the new, larger 2- and 3-hole beads – from simple to sophisticated: here you can find your favorite courses! New: High Fashion embroidery (with and without tambour hook)...
Event

Bead Art Fair Crossover

Concept update on 15,000 sqm! For the first time in Europe – 3 creative trade fairs combined in one exhibition hall: KREATIV | BEADERS BEST | MINERALS-FOSSILS-JEWELRY. Glass beads are used in the works of professional ...
News

From dancing to beaded paintings

Join us on a journey of discovery to an extraordinary collection, a magnificent overall composition, in which velvet and beads play the main roles. You look at paintings, furniture and textile accessories embroidered with millions of beads. On the...
Artist

Beverley Smith

She has been a professional artist since graduating from a design college (Sheridan College’s School of Design, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) and weaving college in Stockholm Sweden in the early 70’s. She moved from Toronto to the country 2 hours...
Contest
Symbolize that nature and technology can be compatible by taking at least one component from nature, such as feathers, stones, nuts, seeds, wood, seashells, etc., and integrate them into your jewelry design. They should remain unprocessed or worked...
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“From Cubism to Art déco – Clean Lines”

They were published in Perlen Poesie 31 and can be viewed here. Please click on the individual pictures! Or visit the IBA page here.
Artist

Volcano in Italy

How would you describe yourself — what kind of person are you?  I have a degree in medicine and surgery, I am a speech therapist, mother of a beautiful child. I’m a businesswoman and goldsmith. I am a private person, careful and precise. I like...
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Author: Sabina B. Schürenberg

Swabian knitted beadwork – a long-forgotten, once flourishing branch of the textile industry. Production followed on a state measure in the early 19th Century to generate work for a poverty-stricken population in southern Germany. This cottage...