"When designs are a little off, not perfectly symmetrical, it catches your eye and gives the piece a more modern, updated look." -Lindsay Burke, Fusion Beads
5. Material Juxtaposition
"People are putting plastic with chain with fiber - things you might at first think don't go together." -Heather Desimone, The Beadin' Path
2008 Trend Report by Danielle Fox, reprinted with permission from Beads 2008, copyright Interweave Press.
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