Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

The first step of a beading project is almost always threading your needle and it’s often the most frustrating. I’ve almost given up on more than one project just because I couldn’t get the Fireline through the eye of my needle. Today’s tips will help get you off to a great start!

Seeing the eye […]

Pins as Pendants?

Yes that’s right, you can turn your favorite holiday pin or any pin you love into a pendant! How does this work, you ask? Simply by using a pin converter! We offer pin converters in both silver and gold plated base metal. The horizontal pin converter has a open tube that slides […]

Gift Bags and Boxes Giveaway!

This giveaway has ended. Congratulations to Lisa A., on winning this fun assortment of gift bags and boxes! Have fun giving away all of those handmade gifts! Happy Holidays!

The holidays are fast approaching! If you haven’t already, it’s time to start making those handmade gifts for your loved ones! We all […]

Sparkle For A Cause Auction 2012!

Each fall, Fusion Beads hosts our annual Sparkle For A Cause Auction at our Seattle retail store. Vendors, instructors, employees and friends donate gorgeous handmade pieces of all shapes and styles to be bid on that night, with all proceeds going to a local worthy cause. This year, our 5th annual […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Now that you’ve planned your jewelry gifts for this year’s holiday season, it’s time to think about wrapping! How a gift is wrapped can be as important as the gift itself and just as fun to design. And FusionBeads.com has a larger supply of gift wrapping supplies than you might expect!

Our gift bags […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

This week’s Bead Challenge is to use one of Swarovski’s newest products– the Victory Pendant! One of the simplest ways to include a crystal pendant in a project is to connect it to your piece with a jump ring. Adding metal to a perfectly faceted crystal always makes me nervous, so today’s tips […]