Tag Archives: gemstone kumihimo

One down, two to go!

So here are the first instructions. I have started with the emerald and gold collection, which was the first one I demonstrated on Jewellery Maker. The colours have come out really well in the photos and I love the warm and opulent look, which can be achieved with this colour combination. I hope people find […]

Latest tutorial in Digital Beading

kumihimo bracelet with chips

  The latest issue of Digital Beading is out and one of my tutorials can be found in it. It is made using gorgeous citrine and peridot gemstone chips and a sprinkling of long magatamas. This design features a new variation of my button hole fastening. I have enjoyed trying different methods of making a […]

Blogger of the Week!!

Citrine and Peridot for kumihimo

I was surprised, delighted and honoured to find that I had been chosen as Blogger of the Week by Jewellery Maker. I try to post every week, but now I might be encouraged to write far more frequently! Since last appearing on Jewellery Maker I have been recovering and working on tutorials. I have just […]

My adventure with Gemstone Kumihimo

  I have finally finished loading on the free instructions for the designs I showed on Jewellery Maker TV on 14.5.14. I hope this will be useful to people who bought the kit, but I also hope that they will have a wider appeal. The designs are very versatile and can be adapted to accomodate […]

Getting there!

I have been very busy working on the instructions for the designs I showed on Jewellery Maker on Wednesday (20.5.14). They can be found hereĀ and are intended to be used together with the YouTube video. However, I want to make it really clear that they are very different to the tutorials for sale in the […]