Issue 33

Fantastic Projects and Many Tips
June 2017

... 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, buttons and beads. You will find designs in various stitching techniques from simple to very sophisticated. Read about beautiful and practical things on the news pages, go on a trip to the 400-year-old Glass town Lauscha in Thuringia and take a look at the impressions of the BEADERS BEST Bead Art fair from April in Stuttgart.

Rock the Beads

Kinga Nichols: Get to know this exceptional artist and let her inspire you!

Threads

Secure connections: with so many threads on the market – which one should you use? Our thread and wire guide will bring you up to date and help you to find the right type for different jewelry techniques.

Lauscha

A long tradition: Glass and glass products have been 
produced in the Thuringian forests for centuries. In Lauscha, 400 continuous years and still going strong!

BEADERS BEST 2017 Retrospect

A feast for the senses: 3 days immersed in the world of professional bead jewelry designers with countless workshops and visitors from many parts of Europe.

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Contents

Editorial
3
Contents
4
Find of the Season: Delft
6
Die BEADERS BEST 2017 in Retrospect
7
News | Calendar
8
Artist portrait: Kinga Nichols – Rock the Beads
10
Guide: All my Threads
20
How did that go again? Tubular Peyote
60
Lauscha, a glassmaker town
70
Recommended Reading
79
Bead Shop Directory
86
Tips and Tricks
89
Preview | Imprint
98