Monthly Archives: February 2015

Perla Montata Pendants

Found some lovely colored large beads with a beautiful shine that’s called ‘vitrail’, I think. I tried to combine square and round shapes. I named them Perla Montata after the Italian coffee Panna Montata which is coffee with a mountain … Continue reading

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Louloudji Bracelet

Bracelet in ladder stitch. What I love about it is the contrast between the open square shapes and the round pearls that sit in the middle of them.

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Guadiana Set

Some time ago I posted my Guadiana Bead (see post Guadiana Bead 2013-11-10). This week I felt like making another one of these and a matching ring and bracelet. The bead needs a black leather cord although I prefer a … Continue reading

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Zigzag Bracelet

When I started beading, I used the internet to learn all the different stitches. One of the tutorials I found was this zigzag stitch by J. Cobear (2002). It is a netting stitch and such a clever design. I love … Continue reading

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