Jewelry Designs

  1. November 14, 2019

    Jewelry with exquisite Czech Glass Buttons

    The signature style of Marta Weaver and her family of bead designers is copper wire wrapping. We couldn’t resist seeing our new Czech buttons used as a focal point in her intricate designs. The copper metal in her designs gives…
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  2. November 08, 2019

    Fall in love with Trica beads

    We love how Teresa Kodatt of Pumpkin Glass uses a variety of techniques to create an astonishing array of jewelry. Nirvana Beads has been partnering with Teresa and her husband Bruce for almost as long as we’ve been in…
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  3. October 25, 2019

    Bold Designs with Large Melons

    Melons and Bead Soup Jewelry We were attracted to Bead Soup Jewelry designs because of the playfulness in…
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  4. October 01, 2019

    Inspired Designs Using Roller Beads

    By Sarah Aube from Vintage Earth I love…
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  5. September 26, 2019

    Versatility with Faceted Dangle Drops

    Jewelry Designs by…
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  6. July 15, 2019

    Inscribed with Soul: Etched Druk Beads, Featuring Designer Stacie Reed

    It’s all about texture When you pick up a Czech…
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  7. June 03, 2019

    Another winning design: Our etched design contest runner up

    Last month we introduced you to our etched bead jewelry design contest winner, Sabrina Finch. We had so many amazing submissions that we can't…
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  8. May 30, 2019

    SUN COINS, DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT, AND THE MUSE

    I’ll never forget the moment my first batch of goodies from Nirvana Beads arrived. The box was small but quite heavy, and when I opened it I saw rows of teal and red, the glint of light on faceted beads. They took my…
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  9. May 16, 2019

    Etched Bead Contest Winner

    Last month, we put out the call for your etched bead jewelry designs, and you answered! The submissions we received were all beautiful and original, so selecting a winner was no easy task. We chose this stunning necklace by designer…
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  10. October 11, 2018

    JEWELRY BY MAGGIE DYKZEUL

    JEWELRY BY MAGGIE DYKZEUL When designing the dangle drop earrings, what was your process in designing them and what about them sparked your creativity?
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  11. March 01, 2017

    Versatile Dahlias are a designers' dream

    Some beads are ever-ready wildflowers – rugged, hardy, and plentiful  — while others are hothouse varieties, exquisite in their beauty but often temperamental and hard to handle. Don’t let the apparent delicacy and…
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  12. January 23, 2017

    Fearless Sherry Serafini finds magic in Czech glass beads

    This is the first in Nirvana's occasional series sharing the inspiration and ideas of breakthrough designers. If you’d like us to consider your favorite designer – or you!  — send us an…
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  13. December 07, 2016

    Sometimes it's just about the bead

    As a bead designer who owns a wholesale bead company with my husband, I am surrounded by beads all day in my office. They stay with me mentally most other places as I work through designs in my head. Under those circumstances,  people…
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  14. August 11, 2014

    Jewelry Designs using Nirvana Beads

    Do you need ideas? Designed by Cecelia
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  15. January 13, 2014

    2013 Contest Winner: Buttons

    BY CATHY CEDERLIND, BENTARA CREATIONS, GOLD RIVER, CA Cathy Cederlind is a Northern California Bead Artist located in the Sacramento…
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