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…

Jewelry Design: Emphasize Similarities With Margie Deeb

Designing jewelry requires technical knowledge, creativity, and a little bit of love. It also requires an awareness of color. Color can turn a basic necklace into a piece of art. Knowing how to work with color will turn your jewelry designs into masterpieces. Last week, we published a blog by Margie Deeb that discussed the nature of contrasting colors to creat…

Jewelry Design: Emphasize Differences With Margie Deeb

Color is so important if you love jewelry. Designing a  necklace is more than stringing beads and gemstones. That is the basic part of our craft. To excel, you need to understand how a  color beading wire is going to harmonize with the stones. You need to grasp how a spectrum of beads is going to look as the jewelry takes shape. You need to see beyond the technical p…