Summer 2013 Fashion Jewelry Inspiration for Beaders

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Keeping one eye on your beadwork and another on the runway is hard work but in order to make sure your designs are stylish and cutting edge (and that they ultimately sell), it’s important to keep an eye out for jewelry trends.

We’ve put together this run down of the best designer jewelry for this summer as a showcase of inspiration. Copy the designs, get inspired, use bits and pieces…it’s up to you! We’re keeping you in the know.

From Asos

From Asos

This funky Bohemian bracelet from Asos is a fun combination of woven friendship bracelet and beaded bangle using colorful thread, leather cord, Bali beads and multicolored glass beads. Trendy and casual. Looks like the bohemian bracelet trend is still going strong.

From Missoni

From Missoni

This lariat necklace from Missoni uses a wonderful color palette of aqua, silver and beige to get a summery effect. It’s intricate and without being overwhelming.

From Kenneth Jay Lane

From Kenneth Jay Lane

Chunky gold is also a popular look this summer. Use large golden glass beads to save on both weight and price and stay on trend.

From Alexis Bittar

From Alexis Bittar

This pretty necklace from Alexis Bittar uses gold and jade for a beautiful natural looking combination.

From Coach

From Coach

Lavender and pink stones are in vogue over at Coach. Use Swarovski fancy stones or flatbacks and a DeCoRe Bezel Ring to make your own for a fraction of the price.

From Dannijo

From Dannijo

Get inspired with these gorgeous Rhinestone Cup Chain earrings and get started making some of your own!

From Dori Csengeri

From Dori Csengeri

Another major trend coming this way from across the pond is Soutache. Read more about it here.

From Iosselliani

From Iosselliani

More from the fringe trend, this necklace from Iosselliani can be copied with any number of tiny beads such as Charlotte Seed Beads, Farfalle Beads or 2mm Firepolish Rounds.

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One response to “Summer 2013 Fashion Jewelry Inspiration for Beaders

  1. Very cool. I really like the bohemian bracelet at the top.

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