January 18, 2017
Just days from the start of a brand new year, Island Cove Beads & Gallery is excited to showcase the new spring color collection inspired by Pantone's 2017 spring-summer palette. Colleen and Sue have interpreted the 10 trending shades and combined them into pretty pairings for your jewelry-designing inspiration.
Island Paradise & Lapis Blue
Pink Yarrow & Kale
Greenery & Pale Dogwood
Primrose Yellow & Flame
Hazelnut & Niagara
In comparison to 2016's top colors (pastels Serenity and Rose Quartz), the 2017 spring-summer shades are more vibrant and full of energy. Island Cove associate Marti Timmons is inspired by the new 2017 colors, saying: "Primrose Yellow, Flame, and Pink Yarrow are all colors of tropical hibiscus flowers."
Island Cove Co-owner and Instructor Sue Lennon was pleased with the new palette's versatility, remarking, "the colors work really well together, allowing you to make even more color combinations than in years past."
May 29, 2022
This month, Island Cove is featuring the Herringbone stitch. A geometric, versatile pattern for using different sizes and shapes of beads to create beautiful beaded jewelry!
Named after the backbone of the Herring fish, the 2 bead pattern creates a shape like a “v” similar to a chevron but not the same, and is then...
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October 31, 2021
Dominoes inspire artist Susan Sudnik, an instructor at Island Cove Beads in Indian Rocks Beach, FL, to create whimsical holiday-themed dolls.
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