Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Focal Beads and Tutorials

Have you ever fallen in love with a gorgeous focal bead, but you just couldn't think of how to incorporate it into jewelry? Perhaps it was a handmade lampwork bead...


Or maybe it was an intricate beaded bead...


Still stumped? Well the SATeam has got you covered. Check out these detailed tutorials on how to turn your solo focal bead into a gorgeous pendant: 




Feeling the inspiration coming on? Here are some more focal beads waiting for a good home:




The SATeam blog features artisan handmade creations by the Etsy Starving Jewelry Artists team. SATeam members create handcrafted jewelry and beads. More information about our team and its current Etsy shop members can be found at SATEAM.etsy.com

8 comments:

mcstoneworks said...

Beautiful lampwork beads and tutorials. Lots of great possibilities.

Nicole Valentine-Rimmer said...

Great blog post, love this idea! Wonderful tutorials! Thanks for including my constellation bead.

Bonnie said...

Lovely supplies as always. How did I miss the work of MyPrescious? That is a fabulous and colorful bead. Off to check ou the shop.

galadryl said...

Beautiful tuts and beads, very inspiring, thank you.

AMDesignsbyAngela said...

Thanks for the beautiful selections from the talented SATeam members.

BeadSire said...

Wonderful selections, love those beaded and lampwork beads

Jeanne said...

Great tutorials, I look forward to trying some out! I've been wanting to learn that bail technique for some time now... yay for me. :)

Cassie said...

Love the beads and the tutorials! So many possibilities there!