Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

We all drop beads while we’re working, but how often do we pick them back up? It’s hard to find every dropped bead, especially when they bounce on a hard surface or when you’re pressed for time to finish a project. I spent some time this past week cleaning my work space and […]

Bead Crochet Addiction!

I’m addicted. I can’t stop.  Every time I wake up I think about it. Luckily it’s a healthy beading habit, but I still might need to get some help.  I CAN’T STOP bead crocheting! For years, I’ve wanted to learn, and I tried a few times, but got stuck and discouraged. And then […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Color plays a huge role in jewelry designs, but with a wide world of shades and hues, choosing the colors can be overwhelming! How are you supposed to find the right combination for a project? This week I’ve interviewed some of my fellow Fusion employees to find out how they choose the colors […]

Pantone Fall 2013 Fashion Trends!

For more than 20 years, Pantone, the global authority on color, has surveyed the designers of New York Fashion Week and beyond to bring you the season’s most important color trends!

Let’s explore this year’s most prominent hues for fall 2013 and a few of the ways you can combine these […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Let’s face it, mistakes happen! Even the most careful bead weaver will occasionally miss a stitch, add an extra bead or lose their place in a pattern. Today’s tips will help you correct those inevitable mistakes without causing a bigger mess!

The best way to correct a bead weaving error is to pull […]

NCAA Football Team Crystal Color Chart!

You asked for a college football crystal color chart and we listened! We’ve compiled a list of NCAA FBS (Division I-A) football teams and matched their team colors with Swarovski Elements Crystals so that you can create customized crystal jewelry and cheer your team on in style! Simply find your favorite team below and […]