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Ocean Life

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Ocean Life Bead Fest

Ocean Life is the theme of this EBEG Bead Fest.

 

Sea Shell Necklace EBEG Ocean Challenge

Sea Shell Necklace

This beautiful necklace is made from real seashells from North Carolina. Designed and made by Linda Pratt of beadifuljewelry

Red Coral Necklace Red Coral NecklaceRed Coral necklace

All these treasures were collected on the beaches, at Bimini, rocks from La Jolla and tiny shells from Oregon. This bright and sparkly piece measures 30″ long. The shells, rocks and beads are all embroidered into a bib style collar and set with a chain extender. A handcuff clasp makes a secure closure on the back. What a great way to keep summer beach memories. This is a true piece of art given by the sea.

Designed and made by Deborah Glasser of deborahglasser1

 

Cannon Beach Around My Neck

A Jeff Barber glass cabochon is the focal point of this necklace.

Designed and made by Jean Erickson of Beadditz

Ocean Life Bead Embroidered Necklace

Beach glass is surrounded with glass seed bead embroidery to create this piece

Designed and made by Bev Haring of EsmerldasStudio

Bead Embroidered Mermaid Purse Bag with genuine Art Deco Celluloid Frame

Bead Embroidered Mermaid Purse Bag with genuine Art Deco Celluloid Frame

Bead Embroidered Mermaid Purse Bag with genuine Art Deco Celluloid Frame

This mermaid is made from a Laura Mears face cabochon, vintage sequins, seed beads and uses various bead embroidery stitches. The frame is a genuine Art Deco bakelite / celluloid frame which was made in France in the 1920’s or 30’s

Designed and made by Melanie Harding of Lindmel

The Dolphin – le Dauphin 

A black lip shell dolphin is the centerpiece of this cuff bracelet.
It represent ocean life and is ornated with paua shells cabochon, dyed light blue green freshwater pearls and Many shades of blue and gold seed Beads and delicas Beads.

Designed and made by Fiby Kreutzer of PhoebesPearlsGeneve

 

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VINTAGE MIXED MEDIA

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Vintage Mixed Media

Vintage Mixed Media was chosen for this EBEG Bead Fest and we have some beautiful entries.

 

Vintage style bead embroidered necklace  – With a background of satin ribbon and tea-dyed lace, this necklace is a charmer. Glass beads and pearls, and sequins accentuate the ribbon and lace. It measures 20 inches and is 2.5 inches at its widest. The clasp is an antiqued silver toggle.  Designed and made by Jackie Goldberg from Beadadorn
Vintage Mixed Media cuffShabby Chic Rose Garden Bead Embroidered Cuff – In this altered art and multimedia bracelet included objects such as fabric yo yos ,filigrees ,vintage crocheted pieces, bridal lace, silk flossing thread and lots of other goodies. This is my entry for the EBEG BEADFEST. It is called SHABBY CHIC ROSE GARDEN.  Designed and made by Sharayah Sheldon from 4uidzne
vintage copper cuffVintage Copper Bead Embroidered Bracelet – Vintage copper stampings surrounded with new and vintage beads in glass and copper form this organically shaped bracelet. Designed and made by Bev Haring from  EsmerldasStudio
Native American made cuff bracelet, bead embroidered agate surrounded with fur – Tribal Bling! An Mexican Crazy Lace Agate with rhinestones and seed beads.  Designed and made by Carolyn Turner from gitksanfire

 

Happy New Year and December Listings

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Happy New Year everyone. What better way to start the new year, than with a showcase of our December listings. Even with the busy holiday season, our members have still managed to make and design some fantastic bead embroidered items. You can visit their shops by clicking on the links below.

MINT JULEP Bead Embroidery Necklace Pantone Lucite GreenMINT JULEP Bead Embroidery Necklace Pantone Lucite Green

For spring of 2015 Pantone has selected the color lucite green as one of their top three favorites. It’s light ,airy reminds you of a beach or possibly mints…. maybe even spearmint or a cool beverage such as the mint julep. The Mint julep is a refreshing ice drink that is very popular at the Kentucky Derby races.

Futuristic Meditative Garden Bead Embroidery Necklace

Futuristic Meditative Garden Bead Embroidery Necklace

Vintage Swarovski Crystals, Titanium druzy and tila beads primarily form the body of this piece. Brass beads with the magic daggers embellish our garden park; representing flourishing flowers.

The entire piece is bead embroidered and backed with Italian leather.
A brass choker is included.

CZECH MATE Bead Embroidered Czech Button Necklace

CZECH MATE Bead Embroidered Czech Button Necklace

For spring of 2015 Pantone has selected the color lucite green as one of their top three favorites. It’s light ,airy reminds you of a beach or possibly mints. A Czech button, which by itself is a work of art, is the focal.

The above pieces have been designed and made by  Sharayah Sheldon of 4uidzne

Gift Brooch green agate embroidery FREE SHIPPING

Gift Brooch green agate embroidery FREE SHIPPING

Want to look irresistible?
Buy this brooch.
With it you can decorate any garment.
you will look young and smart and in the office and at the party.

Bead Embroidered collar necklace Natural Abalone Shell white green OOAK

Bead Embroidered collar necklace Natural Abalone Shell white green OOAK

Beautiful fashionable collar in vintage style.
Fashion 2015 – Beaded Collar Necklace thin.
What attracts fashionistas in this trend?
The ability to change the appearance by changing the collar of one another, me with his through strict office suit and still be stylish and elegant!
Materials – Czech and Japanese small beads, pearls, beads, Abalone Shell.

The above items were designed and made by Regina Okrain of Reginao

Chocolate Cherry Bead Embroidered Necklace, Vintage Royal Ruby Glass necklace

Chocolate Cherry Bead Embroidered Necklace, Vintage Royal Ruby Glass necklace

Vintage Royal Ruby glass cabochons are the featured red cherries in this dramatic bead embroidered necklace.

Chocolate Cherry Bead Embroidered Earrings, vintage royal ruby glass earringsChocolate Cherry Bead Embroidered Earrings, vintage royal ruby glass earrings

Earrings have pear shaped faceted glass as well as round domed top glass cabochons, surrounded with hand stitched beads

Chocolate Cherry Bead Embroidered Cuff Bracelet, vintage ruby glass braceletChocolate Cherry Bead Embroidered Cuff Bracelet, vintage ruby glass bracelet

Bracelet has pear shaped faceted glass and both round and oval smooth domed top glass cabochons, surrounded with hand stitched beads

blue silver art pendant bead embroidered necklaceBlue silver art pendant bead embroidered necklace

Featuring a large oval dyed blue shell that has been surrounded with bright blue seed beads, crystals and glass flower beads, edged with tiny rhinestones and backed with soft leather

Ruby and Zoitzite Egyptian influenced beaded cuff bracelet

Ruby and Zoitzite Egyptian influenced beaded cuff bracelet

Unusual natural ruby and zoitzite pear shaped stone is the focal point of this cuff bracelet

The large stone has been surrounded with bead embroidery and the inside of the cuff is soft leather

Ruby and Zoitzite Egyptian influenced beaded necklace

Ruby and Zoitzite Egyptian influenced beaded necklace

The large stone has been surrounded with bead embroidery and backed with leather, and the bead woven necklace carries the colors around

Focal medallion is 2 1/2 inches high by 2 1/4 inches wide, necklace is 1 1/2 inches wide at the front and tapers to 3/4 inch at the back where it finishes with a beaded toggle

bead embroidered cuff bracelet with Larimar, ruby and quartz

Bead embroidered cuff bracelet with Larimar, ruby and quartz

Striking larimar stone is the focal point of this lovely cuff bracelet

Pink quartz and ruby cabs are the accent stones and all are surrounded with ice white beads

Malachite beaded necklace

Malachite beaded necklace

Six beautiful malachite cabochons are encircled with glass seed beads and backed with leather then connected to form the medallion of this necklace

The necklace and the fringe are made up of seed beads, malachite beads, silver beads and bugle beads with a toggle clasp on the necklace

The above items above were designed and made by Bev Haring of EsmerldasStudio

Naughty Dragonfly, OOAK bead embroidered pendant & neckchain embellished with fw pearlsNaughty Dragonfly, OOAK bead embroidered pendant & neckchain embellished with fw pearls

Sharon was inspired to create this piece while listening to Diana Gabaldon” Dragonfly in Amber” , part II of the” Outlander” series. The pendant is large and not for the faint of heart, meant to capture the attention and imagination of your admirers.

Diane's Cattleya Orchid. A fantasy bead embroidered and beadwoven brooch

Diane’s Cattleya Orchid. A fantasy bead embroidered and beadwoven brooch

This beautiful, romantic brooch was inspired by a design by Diane Fitzgerald, Cattleya Orchid.
The floral components were separately bead woven , and then bead embroidered . It is composed of Japanese seeds and delicas, faceted Czech glass crystal, swarovski crystals, and also features a pair of 5mm serpentine beads.

Helen's Ginkgo, OOAK, bead embroidered and bead woven brooch

Helen’s Ginkgo, OOAK, bead embroidered and bead woven brooch

This OOAK bead embroidered and bead woven brooch is aptly named for Helen O Donnell , the artist who created the central pressed ceramic focal. It is also composed of Japanese seed beads, Japanese delicas. swarovski crystals and 3.5 mm tiger’s eye beads

The above items were designed and made by Sharon Edelman of SharonEdelmanforEPEC

Blue Butterfly...bead embroidered necklace, collar and matching earrings

Blue Butterfly…bead embroidered necklace, collar and matching earrings

Blue Butterfly was created around an extraordinary blue stone that has been surrounded with antique colored gold. There are also pearlized shell pieces that suggested the other shades of blue that are carried through out the neckpiece. Many sizes of beads and drops are used for dimension and contour. The collar is entirely backed and closes with a strong magnetic clasp.

Roses are Red...bead embroidered collar, necklace

Roses are Red…bead embroidered collar, necklace

French beading produced the rose which was then applied  to the bead embroidery back ground. Drops of red were the finishing touch. The neck piece is backed entirely with soft, supple leather and closes with an embellished center stone and two strong magnets.

The Midas Touch...bead embroidered necklace, collar   plus matching earrings

The Midas Touch…bead embroidered necklace, collar plus matching earrings

The Midas touch has yet another wonderful labradorite stone center stage. I just love these stones, they have so much life and color change when seen from different angles. To add accent, two ammonite fossils have been used. They have been surrounded with metal beads that have an antique golden finish. In fact antique gold can be seen through out the collar, hence the name of the piece.

Designed and made by Linda of TraditionsJewels

Beautiful Beautiful Variscite Amazonite seedbead embroidery necklace

Beautiful Beautiful Variscite Amazonite seedbead embroidery necklace

This beautiful necklace was made using 4 lovely dyed Variscite beads, a multi-color Amazonite tear drop cabochon and a round 12mm Swarovski Crystal fushsia Rivoli embellished with Japanese Miyuki and Czech seed beads. The chain was made of Amethyst round beads , crystal beads and seed beads. A handmade bead hoop clasps with 2 hoops available for you to adjust the length.

Designed and made by Lijuan of Lijuanbeadjewelry

Beadwork, bead embroidery, beaded silver earrings with labradorite, hematite and Fire Polish beads.

Beadwork, bead embroidery, beaded silver earrings with labradorite, hematite and Fire Polish beads.

Elegant bead embroidery earrings ‘Jeafi’ from Classic collection.
Materials: sterling silver, labradorite, hematite, Fire Polish and Toho beads.

Designed and made by Ewelina Kuzawińska-Tymosiak of StudioAILLIL

Nature’s Beauty

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For this Bead Fest, the theme of “Nature’s Beauty” was chosen.

 

 Beadwork, bead embroidery, beaded, floral necklace ‘MOOLEY’ with labradorite, pyrite and hematite -Effective and original floral necklace Mooley from NATURE collection designed and made by  StudioAILLIL
Ocean Jasper Choker. Is a close fitting 17″ choker of Jasper and bead work. Ocean Jasper choker is made of large pieces of ocean jasper.Each of which has been embroidered and crystals applied. Gemstones and pearls accentuate some of the cabochons, and some contain small druzy sections. The neck chain is made of strung barrel shaped ocean jasper beads.A fold over magnetic clasp studded with tiny swarovski crystals, finish this neck piece. Designed and made by Deborah Glasser from deborahglasser1 
Labradorite stone pendant, autumn jewelry, bead embroidered, soutache, brown, copper – Beautiful, brown, golden cream, almond pearl color labradorite pendant. So rich and deep, like it’s inspiration – autumn. Designed and made by OhMyMuseJewelry
OOAK Mookaite Beaded Butterfly Necklace – Mookaite is a beautiful Australian stone in an extreme range of colors, often found within the same stone. The two matched cabochons bead embroidered into this necklace range from white to deep red, with yellow and purple in between. More Mookaite stone beads are woven into the neck straps in the same variety of colors. I adapted a butterfly clasp pattern by Heather Collin, with minimal alterations, to work with the necklace. A thermo-sensitive polymer bead makes an interesting, ornamental lower body for the butterfly.  Designed and made by  from Beadditz
Necklace – ” Frogs and Toads” Native American made carved bone and agate statement necklace – Frogs on a Lily pad. Carved bone cabochons flank an agate cabochon. Designed and made by from gitksanfire
Necklace Bead Embroidered Sea Sediment – Necklace Bead Woven & Embroidered. Designed and made by from LissC

 

Pastel Colours Mini Fest

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Pastels

 

Native American made earrings, Mother of Pearl with Freshwater PearlsPastel blue freshwater pearls, Mother of Pearl cabochons. Created by gitksanfire
 Earrings bead embroidery peach and coral with cameo – These earrings are made with a beautiful peach coloured cameo. Created bymysweetcrochet
 SOUTACHE earrings tiffany and coral moon face polymer clay – These earrings combine bead embroidery with Soutache. Created bymysweetcrochet
 Rose Quartz Heart, a cuff in copper and brass, coral, seed beads. This sweet cuff is bead embroidered and attached to a quarter inch wide adjustable copper cuff. A pink carved coral flower graces each side of the heart. This is a small cuff would be perfect for a younger girl as well. Very comfortable and easy to wear. A sweet treat for your wrist. Created by deborahglasser1
 Rose Quartz Heart earrings with drop. Pierced post in copper This lovely pair of earrings are 1.25 ” wide and drop 2.50″ long. The rose quartz hearts have been accented by copper beads, a crystal and copper bead caps. Look for other matching pieces in this shop. Pink is a color every woman can wear. Created by deborahglasser1p
 Rose Quartz necklace. A large bead embroidered pear cabochon on a strand of rose quartz beads. Heavily fringed.Lots of gemstones. Not just pastel but practical too. The pendant is removable. By sliding the beads off, the necklace can be changed to a chain , pearls or other beads. There’s plenty of copper tones in this piece too. The fringe is a collection of metal beads, gemstone beads, coral and seed beads. Created by deborahglasser1p
 Mother of pearl earrings Native made bead embroidered mother of pearl cabochons. Light pink, lavender and grey colors. Created by gitksanfire
 Peachy Pink Bead Embroidered Shibori Cuff A beautiful peach cuff with Shibori ribbon. Created by Beadditz
 SET of THREE Bead Embroidered on Parchment Christmas Butterflies Just in time for Christmas, the butterfly bodies are bead embroidered onto feather light parchment butterflies. Created by Lindmel

 

Summer Heat

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 Soutache earrings fall winter trend mustard green orange autumn in love – Designed and made by mysweetcrochet
Summer Sunshine Bead Embroidered Barrette – Designed and made by EsmerldasStudio

The image of the blazing sun is beaded in brightly colored glass beads

 

ANGELINA Shibori Ribbon ANGEL FISH: Bead embroidered bracelet – Designed and made by 4uidzne

The body of the fish is actually a a borsilcate ( boro ) lampwork focal which also has the edging of fish fins. Angelina’s tail and fins consist of shibori ribbon securely attached and embellished onto the fish leather. I intentionally have the shibori ribbon extending beyond the address of the bracelet to give it a more dramatic feel and appearance of our exquisite fishie. ANGELINA blissfully travels throughoutjust beautiful underwater garden.

Purple earrings bead embroidery jasper gemstone – Designed and made by mysweetcrochet

 

Opposites Attract

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Opposites are the theme of this EBEG Bead Fest.

 

 Black and White Bead Embroidered Bracelet – A black and white theme  prevails through this bracelet designed and made by Connie Pienaar from ConniqueJewellery
Patchwork necktie evening bag. Was his, now hers-This silk necktie has been transformed into an evening bag. The patterns have been embroidered in beads, crystals, pearls and rhinestones. The 17″ strap allows for a comfortable shoulder bag length. Or it can be hidden inside, and used as a clutch designed and made by Deborah Glasser from deborahglasser1 
Bead Embroidered Cuff: Quartz with Dendrites – Quartz cabochons are the centerpiece of this bead embroidered cuff. With black fossil-like dendrites they are amazing works of art in and of themselves. Designed and made by Jean Erickson from Beadditz
VORTEX of a GALAXY: Bead embroidered bracelet – VORTEX: a whirly or circular motion that flows about an imaginary axis; straight or curved.  Designed and made by Sharayah Sheldon from 4uidzne
Bead Embroidery Butterfly Necklace – Butterfly is all hand embroidery. Two sterling-silver butterfly beads. Chain is all beadweaving. Black and white hence “opposites attract”. Black and white ab crystals and lots of Czech fire-polish Black AB crystals.  Designed and made by Catherine J. Taylor from jewelrytaylormade

 

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