• With 16 jewelry instructions. You will find some splendid – from oriental to Italian chic, also simple graphic, subtle classic, dreams in gold ... Something very special is the versatile wearable jewelry by Cath Thomas: “New Year’s Eve”. The strands are stitched in the newly developed Diamond Weave (DW) – great for practicing. If you want to learn more: The...
  • Colorful and noble – from scandinavian flair to romantic roses up to energetic colors and “the unusual” — this issue of Perlen Poesie leaves nothing to be desired. You will find 17 jewelry projects by artists from Scandinavia, Germany, USA, Italy and Switzerland. Also, see all the jewelry courses from the 3rd BEADERS BEST Bead Art fair in Hamburg, and the instructions to...
  • Featuring sensual jewelry — through their densely beaded surfaces they just beg you to touch them. Learn about the Hexagon technique, and fall in love with new and beautiful kinds of beads. And as usual, artists from around the world offer great suggestions in this issue’s 16 projects. What a “beadiful” summer it is!
  • Let us take you into a beady and colorful autumn. 17 projects: Necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and entire jewelry sets. Additionally, take our course to find out how St. Petersburg Stitch is done. And just to be sure: How to do a Brick Stitch. Join us on a journey of discovery to Saxony where — a century ago — the jacquard beaded-fabric loom was developed. Last but not...
  • Wonderful pendants, interchangeable rings with large crystals, trendy collar necklace, Asian flair by renowned artists, learn how to bead clasps, the nominations of the IBA 2013 — all this and much more in this issue.
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This term has a different meaning for everyone. What does paradise mean to you? Do you already have it; are you wishing and/or waiting for it? In the design and interpretation, you are free to follow your own ideas. All sorts of materials...
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Bead and jewelry designer Martina Schlemminger is imaginative and talented. Her glass toadstool figurines have become her trademark.

Schwäbisch Hall is a medieval town in the northeast of Baden-Wuerttemberg in Germany. Half-timbered houses and narrow streets make a picture-perfect setting for a colorful and unhurried yet cosmopolitan ‘togetherness’. History is alive and touchable...
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Small finesses characterize the style of Isabella Della Rowere

The Austrian artist has two creative passions: working with seed beads (embroidery, crochet, beading) and working with glass and her torch. In her workshop in Vienna she produces pretty focus beads, ring tops, earrings and jewelry sets. She makes...
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Bead Art Fair Crossover

Concept update on 15,000 sqm! For the first time in Europe – 3 creative trade fairs combined in one exhibition hall: KREATIV | BEADERS BEST | MINERALS-FOSSILS-JEWELRY. Glass beads are used in the works of professional ...
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From dancing to beaded paintings

Join us on a journey of discovery to an extraordinary collection, a magnificent overall composition, in which velvet and beads play the main roles. You look at paintings, furniture and textile accessories embroidered with millions of beads. On the...
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Beverley Smith

She has been a professional artist since graduating from a design college (Sheridan College’s School of Design, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) and weaving college in Stockholm Sweden in the early 70’s. She moved from Toronto to the country 2 hours...
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This should be symbolized by taking a component out of nature and incorporating it into a jewelry design (eg. feathers, stones, nuts, seeds, wood, shells and the like). In addition, a technical component (from a machine, the toolbox, etc.) should be...
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Germany’s Bead Town

Most people know that glass beads made in Europe come from Czech Republic. Or Austria. Or Bohemia. From Gablonz, or Jablonec. Its a little confusing because of the name changes of empires, countries, provinces, and towns through the ages, but...
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Author: Sabina B. Schürenberg

Swabian knitted beadwork – a long-forgotten, once flourishing branch of the textile industry. Production followed on a state measure in the early 19th Century to generate work for a poverty-stricken population in southern Germany. This cottage...