Bead Embroidered Cuff Bracelet by Lynn Smythe

Blue Bead Embroidered Cuff Bracelet I've been making beaded jewelry and accessories for many years. I first got into creating jewelry as a hobby, when I was pregnant with my daughter, more than 20 years ago. That hobby quickly turned into a business and I started writing how-to articles for bead and jewelry magazines, taught classes at local bead stores and sold my creations...
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Loom Woven Beaded Bracelets by Lynn Smythe

Loom woven beaded bracelet, with fused glass clasp by Lynn Smythe.
Besides making fused glass and beaded jewelry, I used to write how to articles for various craft and jewelry magazines. This blog post shows a few of my original design loom woven bracelets, each of which feature a clasp made with one of my fused glass cabochons. I used size 11/0 Miyuki delica cylinder beads for the loom woven portion of each bracelet. The clasps were creat...
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Beaded Heart Jewelry by Lynn Smythe

Green and gold heart pendant by Lynn Smythe
Heart themed jewelry can be enjoyed anytime of year, not just on Valentine's Day. This post features some of the beaded jewelry created by Creative Cottage founder Lynn Smythe. You can click on the pause button to stop the slideshow, if your prefer to click through the photos one at a time. My favorite piece is the multi-colored heart bracelet. I made individual fused glass ...
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