This week: Gemstone Trunk Sale + Choose a FREE Gift with your order!
Find Beaders and share designs, ideas, and inspiration!

Designs by Shirley Designs

Chain bracelet

A rather difficult piece to make due to the small size of chain. Learned this one in a class. A challenge, but was worth it.
Components: Two sections of chain & rhinestone chain to measure & 2 meters of .5 - 1 mm cotton cord- your chosen color


Purple Passion

The purple beads in this set are handmade by special needs persons in a day program. Mixed with complimentary beads, I think it turned out good.
Components: Paper mache beads mixed with others in purple and blue. The second set also features rolled paper beads.


Simply Crystal

During a store jewelry clearance, I found a jumbled piece that did not make sense. Was able to take it apart and with a few beads on hand was...
Components: Crystal & silver beads on a string.


Macrame bracelet

I learned this pattern in a class recently. This is the first bracelet of a series. The original is Kazuri beads from Africa & small white seed...
Components: Kazuri beads from Africa, small white seed beads on silver wire. Size for 6 inch wrist. Second & third bracelet are variations of the first.


Feels like Africa

I attended a Beading show recently and bought a couple beads sets from Africa. Had complimentary wood beads and was able to create this piece....
Components: African bead set, dark wood beads


Pretty in Turquoise

Features handmade beads with regular beads on cord. Handmade beads created by special needs adults in a Day Center. These persons will profit...
Components: Paper mache beads, plastic and ceramic beads.


Who's Online?

  • Moogie
  • dolllady aka Pam
  • Fresh Baked
  • No Photo
  • Lady425 aka Beth
  • kye
  • diamonddustshoe
  • Deb Harding
  • Chantal s
  • No Photo
  • alexokerry
  • No Photo
  • C Strecker
  • No Photo
  • No Photo
  • tech2k
  • No Photo
  • No Photo
  • No Photo
  • noname
  • wellsdalakaJulie
  • Poms Forever aka Donna
  • No Photo
  • Sonali
  • LFP Sarah
  • Granny Nancy
  • No Photo
  • Phoenix
  • No Photo
  • CzechChickStudio
  • Beadaholic1
  • PatriciaB63
  • Elis Mom
  • No Photo
  • No Photo
  • NKaye
  • T thornton
  • Crystal Canary
  • DragonDreams
  • Peggy3
  • No Photo
  • VoeyA
  • Nancy Mc
  • Ams
  • No Photo
  • No Photo
  • CAS
  • Tanya m
  • No Photo
  • S KatollakaSue

Find More Beaders »