BD-i Tiaramaking – Rondelle cluster hair comb

 

My latest make, using elements from the BD-i Tiaramaking Design Team pack, these are the multi-colour crystal rondelle strand. I kept the colours and design quite simple, making bead clusters with the rondelles, they really catch the light especially with the added movement the clusters give, along with diamantés from my stash.

http://www.tiaramaking.com/bdi-beads/other-crystal-beads/faceted-crystal-rondelle-beads-multi-coloured-8mm-x-10mm-string-of-53-crystals.html

http://www.tiaramaking.com/combs-and-hair-accessories-bdi/hair-combs/metal-comb-silver-8cm.html

http://www.tiaramaking.com/diamante/6mm-high-quality-clear-diamante-in-setting.html

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Lucite flower tiara & haircomb

 

 

A few recent makes, I usually use lucite flowers in the twisted vines of a tiara or simple wrapped drops in earring or bracelets but decided to use them in the wrapped band of the tiara and the haircomb for change. The earrings are just simple wrapped loops on jump rings, they really catch the light and move beautifully. 

 

Double Band Tiara – BD-i Tiaramaking

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Well have you guys missed me, have had a few odd weeks that meant I’ve not had time to post on the blog.

Back to blogging and my first make from the BD-i Tiaramaking design team pack. I’ve started with a tiara, I usually make a headband style when using a double band tiara base but decided to try something else this time. I started the tiara by making the twisted vines using 0.4mm silver wire and the AB Cut Glass Bugle Beads then added these to the centre of the top band of the tiara, I then added the 8mm Clear Glass Crackled beads between the top and bottom band of the tiara base. To finish the tiara, I added the Diamante trim to the top and bottom of the tiara base. You can see that I don’t add beads all the way to the end of the tiara base because I found that when the tiara is positioned on the head it can be uncomfortable taking the wrapping all the way to the end, if the wearer is very sensitive you can also wrap ribbon to help cushion the ends. I had some fun trying to get piccies of the finished tiara, the flare from the beads and diamantes was a struggle but that tells you how much the beads pick up the light. If you need supplies for the your own tiara or jewellery, check out http://www.tiaramaking.com/.

BD-i Tiaramaking Design Team

I’m really excited to announce that I’ve been invite to be part of BD-i Tiaramaking design team, I’ve been using their products for a while now and when I saw the Design Team call I jumped at the chance. I will be sharing my creations using BD-i products on a regular basis so watch this space!!

BD-i Tiaramaking are running a competition to win some of their stunning diamanté pieces, no complicated rules just pop on over to their Facebook page and hit the Like button, couldn’t be simpler and the winner will be drawn on the 17th March.

For more inspiration check out Create and Craft, Sky 671 – Freeview 36 – Freesat 813, on Sunday 17th March 3pm – 4pm to see live demonstrations from BD-i Tiaramaking.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/BD-i-Tiaramaking/171056759621602

http://www.tiaramaking.com/