November 2017 Archives - Nalu Beads Blog

Nalu Macrame Plant Hangers

Posted & filed under Creative.


Winter is here and we’re always looking for new ways to get creative with our gorgeous beads.  We’ve gone ‘old skool’ and brought back the macrame hanging plant basket but with our own bold bright Nalu twist!  These are so much fun to make but depending on the knots you choose, can certainly be challenging!… Read more »

Kem McNair MY Coast Interview

Posted & filed under Featured, Lifestyle.

Surf Art & photography

Kem McNair’s surf art stems from the 60’s. Having lived by the coast his whole life and being a former East Coast and Florida State surfing champion his art works and photography have been influenced strongly by the ocean. His talents and passions do not just lay with art and surfing, Kem is also a professional… Read more »

A Swiss Adventure

Posted & filed under Lifestyle.


The central European country of Switzerland is an adventurers dream. The Swiss have enviable sights from calm lakes, villages and the dramatic snowy peaks of the Alps. There is lots to do with many ski resorts and hiking trails to meander around. Switzerland is made for adventure with 208 mountains over 3,000 feet high. There… Read more »

Balinese Silver Jewellery – How It’s made

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Nalu Silver Jewellery

Creating new jewellery using a different material to what we usually work with involves lots of research to find the right artisans and needs good communication. Our silver jewellery starts from sketched ideas, drawing on inspiration from beautiful photographs or from our local scenery here in North Devon, UK. Texture, forms and words can be chosen… Read more »

NEW Swiss Snow Beads – Design Inspiration

Posted & filed under New Products.

Swiss Snow Beads

Our latest Snow beads are inspired by the gorgeous Swiss snow resorts. We’ve included Davos, Verbier and Zermatt as pictured below which share gorgeous blue hues and a crisp white. Zermatt is a busy resort town in Switzerland that lies below the iconic Matterhorn peak. This town is renowned for great skiing, climbing and hiking. The… Read more »

NEW Snowflake Toggle

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Snowflake Toggle

We couldn’t resist making a Snowflake Toggle to compliment our snow bead collection. Our Snowflake Toggles can be used on both necklaces and bracelets and make taking your jewellery on and off easier and they look beautiful too! Once you have braided your jewellery simply tie a knot and thread on your Snowflake Toggle. Leave about… Read more »