Jewelry Design: Discovering The Treasure In Failure With Margie Deeb

Today we are going to talk about a naughty word – destruction. Destruction is failure, carnage, and loss. It isn't a pleasant word. So why are we going to talk about it? Destruction is important. Destruction is the end of one process. But – it is the sister of creation. We must destroy so that we can create. We must destroy a hank of beads to create a necklace. We must destroy the…

Jewelry Design: Creating Movement With Line And Shape With Margie Deeb

It's Thursday, the week is almost over! Let's read another fun blog from Margie Deeb. She is a color guru, but today we look at movement and it's mystery. Margie has written books and given lectures about the nature of color. She wrote and published the first books regarding color and beads. Margie is an accomplished artist, graphic designer, and color expert. A glimpse into her understa…

Jewelry Design: Colors That Flatter Everyone With Margie Deeb

Did you know that there are colors that can flatter everybody? That is a game changer if you are a jewelry designer. Knowing a color can suit every skin tone can make it easy to design your next necklace or bracelet. Margie Deeb has some great information about how color works. Read on and see how a single color can be a universal complement.If you have missed any of our Margie…

Jewelry Design: Analogous Meets Complementary With Margie Deeb

Good day, beautiful beaders! Have you been enjoying our blogs featuring Margie Deeb? She is a color guru. Margie has written books and given lectures about the nature of color. She wrote and published the first books regarding color and beads. Margie is an accomplished artist, graphic designer, and color expert. A glimpse into her understanding of color will make your jewelry desig…

Jewelry Design: Analogous Color Schemes With Margie Deeb

Symmetry is wonderful in jewelry design. It is pleasing to our eyes and lends a sense of balance and completion. This week, we wanted to a share another blog about color, by Margie Deeb. Margie explores parallel colors in a design. Analogous colors create movement on a jewelry design or piece of art. They are warm or cool and convey that feeling.Margie has written books and…

Jewelry Design: The Play Of Pattern With Margie Deeb

Margie Deeb is a master of color. We have previously looked at how colors can highlight or contrast each other in jewelry and loom work. Margie teaches that concordance is the harmony of like colors. Contrast is the clash of dissimilar colors. Both can be used to create stunning designs. This week, we are looking at patterns. Patterns can be simple or complex. A great pattern is one w…