These faceted rectangular beads are anything
but shy. Flanked by rounds, they encircle the neck and
sparkle from the ears.
Design by Iris Blue 222
Another blue necklace. This one is done
in vintage lucite and metal. I love these beads which
has used to great advantage.
creates a bold design with these new multicolored turquoise
beads. This necklace would do a good job of
filling in those lower necklines we're seeing on women's
clothing this year.
Here we have a timeless classic created by Marla Faye Creations
. The silver spacers really pop in this necklace and add
interest to the ever popular lapis beads.
Another great eye catchine piece meant to fill
in necklines. Here Kiras Creations
brings her design up to date by using a mix of geometric
turns the rectangles upside down. This creative sideways
use of the beads make her simple wooden necklace a standout.
Rectangles seem to be made for use in a long necklace.
Baca Cara Jewelry
shows off her great sense of color in this earthtone piece.
This necklace by Early Bird Creations
also has great use of color. Made of acrylic, it is both
bold and light weight.
Thousand Hills Designs uses rectangular stations to add interest
to the necklace. The gold tones in the metal spacers
pick up the golden flecks in the bronzite.
Not only is this necklace by Meteor
great looking, it is also eco friendly. The artist used
recycled rectangular beads from a broken belt. A
judicious use of copper makes this a fun fashion piece which I
would wear all summer long.
By using different colors of the same agate
beads, Every Day Elegant
has made a very interesting, bracelet which could be worn with
just about any color outfit.
Bella Donna 78
brings us this ultra feminine bracelet. The flower
shaped spacers echo the floral pattern in the beads to create
a unified look.
Rectangles abound in this bracelet. Empty Nest Egg
wove rectangular seed bead tubes to join the shell beads.
Teardrops are not usually used as spacers.
However, their length works well with the width and heft of
the rectangular beads. Design by S A Kateilier
A large rectangular bead is perfect as the centerpiece in a
bracelet. This design by
would feel as good on the wrist as it would look.
Different metals are very trendy right now.
I just love the way the oxidized brass filigree centerpiece
works with the transparent purple faceted rectangles in this bracelet by Poetica
These earrings by
shows you can keep it simple and still make it interesting.
The beads themselves have so much going on that they easily
stand alone. Dangling the beads from the corner instead
of the center makes them even more interesting.
Mostly 5 and Under uses a copper bead cap to separate the
yellow beads in this pair of earrings. Using headpins
and earwires the same color as the bead cap presents a
unified, polished look.
Yet another pair of copper earrings. Here, the metal
forms a rectangular frame for the beads. The Very Corner
takes advantage of the copper headpins by using transparent
beads in green shades that work well with the patina
look of the copper.
These earrings by
Paula Stone Buckner
have great proportion. The length of the focal bead is
well balanced by the chain.
shows us that rectangles can also be dainty. This pair
of earrings can be worn from the office to dinner. The
light blue color is very denim friendly.
To me, these earrings by
The Apple are
just plain fun. They could really add zing to jeans and
a t-shirt. I could also see them looking great on
a dance floor as the rectangles move with your body.
It is so refreshing to see artists add different metals to
their repertroire. The fabulous raku rectangles
bring a funky drama to these earrings designed by Whoop
You'll reach for these earrings whenever you're in the mood
for classics. These earrings by
can be dressed up or down.
Our last entry is by
The Pebble Collection
. This artist has used a rectangular frame to add
structure and drama to a long row of plain round beads.
The effect is anything but plain.
to win 25.00 Worth of Beads and Beading Supplies