Coloring Lacy’s Stiff Stuff™!

What is Lacy’s Stiff Stuff™? It may not look like much, but it’s a great beading foundation that can be used for bead embroidery, cabochon beading and more. It is flexible yet strong and is easy to pierce with a beading needle. There’s no need for an embroidery hoop to work with it. […]

Earthenwood Studio

We’ve just added a new line of charms and pendants from one of our favorite bead artists – Melanie Brooks of Earthenwood Studio. Filled with shapes of leaves, toadstools, birds, nests and wings, the new line is perfect for fall jewelry. I can’t wait to use them in a cute charm bracelet or a […]

Fabulous Fringe!

Lots of cool fashion trends are blowing in this fall, but the one I am most excited about is fringe! I know – in the past, fringe was seen mostly on cowboy boots and jackets, but it is back in fresh, creative ways.  This season, I have already seen fringe jewelry made with chain […]

Gorgeous Nature Inspired Jewelry

Oh, how I love Natural Brass products by Vintaj! We just got in a bunch of new items from their natural brass line and some from their brand new line of Arte Metal.

Jess Italia Lincoln is not only a fabulous jewelry designer and artist for Vintaj – she is […]

Easy Faux Enamel!

I am so pleased that we now carry Alcohol Inks and Acrylic Paint Dabbers by Ranger Ink. There is so much fun and creativity to be had with these products. Besides all the painting and paper art fun you can have with these inks and paints, there is a myriad of possibilities with jewelry. […]

Animal Instincts – Swarovski Trend Forecast 2011

With every product launch, Swarovski provides a trend report based on in-depth research and information gathered from around the world. The report forecasts the direction of the fashion industry in a detailed breakdown of five trend categories: Harmony, Classic, Progressive, Romantic, and Glamour. Along with elaborate descriptions of the latest trends, Swarovski provides trend […]