February 11, 2017
With Island Cove Beads & Gallery perched on the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico, it's no wonder the owners, designers, and artists draw inspiration from the sea. One of the most popular jewelry-design classes offered at The Cove is the "Sea Urchin bracelet." It's organic shape catches the eye and feels great on the wrist.
In this Science Daily article from 2012, scientists at the University of London announced:
Make a Sea Urchin Bracelet
Want to wear a sea urchin bracelet around your wrist? Sue can teach you how to make your own in any color palette. She uses long magatama and small dagger beads to make this beautiful piece. Check out our Event Calendar to sign up for the Sea Urchin Bracelet class.
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...
November 27, 2021
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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