Digital Beading Magazine Issue 10 - June 2014 | Page 2

From the Editor... WELCOME to Issue 10 of Digital Beading Magazine. UK designer Kerrie Slade is one of the nicest and most talented beaders I know, and it’s an absolute privilege to be able to wear her designs and bring them to you via the pages of Digital Beading Magazine. To make her fabulous Floral Elegance earrings - go straight to Page 86. Kelly Nealon, Editor Earrings by Kerrie Slade So, just where do we start with this great issue of Digital Beading Magazine....well, just about anywhere really! How about with the wonderfully talented Pru McRae’s Golden Glow bracelet - this beautiful Kumihimo design works the famous woven cord with luminous citrine and peridot chips, and Magatama beads - from Page 58. If you’re looking for a statement cuff - one of my definite weaknesses when it comes to accessories - then we’ve got two standouts in this issue. First up, Caron Reid’s Diamantino Cuff featuring an impressive lineup of beads - silver-lined crystal Miyuki beads, Rullas, Czech ‘O’ beads, diamond Czech glass beads - check out the results on Page 48. Then there’s Olga Hunt’s embellished cuff design - it’s worked in a base of Preciosa Size 11/0 seed beads and then embellished with 4mm Swarovski crystal bicones Make these stunning! Get the full how-to “Villa” Earrings instructions from Page 107. If you’re after a great pair of earrings - then Karolina Emingrova’s Villa earrings (pictured, right) are a fun and fabulous project. Page 63 Let the beading begin!