Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

If you have metal allergies like I do, you know that buying precious metal beads and findings for your jewelry can really add up after awhile. Thankfully, there is something you can use on base metal pieces to protect both your skin and your wallet: Jewelry Shield!Jewelry Shield is quick-drying, transparent, and creates an […]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is fast approaching, and this year it falls on June 19th. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I find it really hard to shop for gifts for my dad; he always tells me he doesn’t need anything! This year, though, I decided I would make him something special. The picture above shows […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Do you have a collection of chain scraps in your bead stash? One of the easiest and most fun ways to use these scraps is to combine them to make a layered look in your next project! Don’t worry if you have a variety of metal finishes and chain styles; you can create […]

Metallic Rivoli Earrings!

I was so inspired by all the metallic rivolis that we carry that I decided to make some earrings with them. These are so fast and easy that I think I’ll make at least two more pairs! You can see how to make them here. I used 1. E6000 Adhesive 2. 2 x […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

You may not have known it, but round base metal crimp beads have a wonderful alternative use that any beader can use – they make awesome spacer beads, especially for large hole bead designs! The 2mm round crimp bead has an ample 1.5mm hole size, while the 3mm round crimp bead boasts a […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

There are all sorts of fun and innovative ways that you can use findings in your jewelry, but some of the most creative designs happen when you think outside the box. Take bead caps, for example. Open loops on the edges of bead caps don’t have to just be decorative; they can be […]