Monday, August 19, 2013

Great Jewelry Products That Are Perfect for 2013 Fall Jewelry Designs

With fall upon us, be a trend setter with your jewelry designs. The changing colors, the layered look, fun festivities…just look around all for bountiful inspiration! Today, we want to review some great beads, leather cords, and jewelry findings that can be used to create beautiful fall bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and more!

5mm flat braided metallic copper leather
The foundation for any piece of jewelry can be a durable leather cord. For a bracelet, necklace, or 5mm Flat Braided Metallic Copper Leather is a great choice to really let your jewelry findings and components shine through the design. At $0.25/inch, this leather cord is an economical option for your designs.
other piece of jewelry with bright beads and components, consider a darker leather cord for contrast. Our new

Looking for something a bit more textured? Check out our new 5mm Arizona Stitched leather cord which adds a fun element of texture to your jewelry and pairs great with antique silver round magnetic clasps. At $0.60/inch, it’s a more trend setting – yet still affordable – leather cord option.

Kazuri Beads are a great option for distinct, bright bead designs and shapes. The Pita Pat Autumn Love in particular is a fantastic focal for your fall bracelet, necklace, or pair of earrings. Available in 22x24mm, this handcrafted bead from Kenya comes with a pre-drilled hole through the center and a glossy finish that will stand out in any jewelry design. The Autumn Love Bead is $3.75 and can easily be put on thin leather cord for an easy, no tools project. 

What fall jewelry design would be complete without some fun, nature-inspired findings from Dorabeth Designs? We touched on these a bit in our last post, but we just can’t get enough of them! With great textured design shapes like maple leafs, cattails, and frogs, these pewter findings add a lot of flare to a jewelry design. With prices ranging from $2.95 - $28.95, these findings look best on jewelry when used as accents or a main focal.

The thing we love about these beads and findings is their versatility. If your jewelry project box is full of extra components, consider a keychain. We’ve got some great ideas for keychains and some of them are great for fall like the Clown Shoes Round Euro Leather Keychain. Got some other ideas for fall jewelry designs? Let us know!