It is all about the beads! Here is a collection of projects and information for the bead lover, focusing on beaded jewelry techniques and bead jewelry projects.
Weave tiny glass seed beads into beautiful earrings.
Two perfect jewelry making combinations - wire and beads - add them together to come up with a huge assortment of earring projects. Here are lots of wire and bead earrings, using materials such as gemstones, crystals, and precious metals to get you started.
Bead shows are a blast, but if you haven't been to one before, they can be a little overwhelming too. Here are some tips to help you navigate your way through a bead show so that you have a wonderful and productive day.
Here is some fun gemstone and bead folklore and birthday stone information.
I had the opportunity to interview the editor of Bead and Button magazine, Ann Dee Allen.
In this article, I take you step by step through some of the most popular jewelry stringing findings. If you want to string up a beaded necklace, bracelet, or anklet, often you’ll need to use one of the following findings in order to do this.
Learn about some other options for giving your beaded strung jewelry pieces, including necklaces and bracelets, a professional finish.
Crimp beads are used to finish off a beaded jewelry piece such as a necklace or bracelet. This tutorial shows how to use crimping plier to close a crimp bead.
Even if you don't make lampwork beads, you may buy them at some point, so it is helpful to know what to look for when determining the quality of a lampwork bead before you buy it.