Swarovski Spring/Summer 2018 Innovations!

Launched in two tones, the new Swarovski Crystal Iridescent Dark Blue and Light Blue pearls reflect the demand for companionship and togetherness. These timeless shades are suitable for all seasons and fit well with romantic and modern looks! It’s the perfect extension of the successful Swarovski Crystal Iridescent Pearl Effect line.As we seek intense […]

Give the Gift of Handmade Jewelry!

If you’re a jewelry designer, you know that your friends and family are expecting fabulous handmade jewelry this holiday season. Sometimes it can be overwhelming, but making great jewelry doesn’t have to be too time consuming or break the bank.

Every year, Mari designs a handful of jewelry as gifts to send overseas for her friends […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Crash Course in Clasps- Part 1: Toggles

Today I’m going to talk about the versatility of different types of clasps. In the first installment we will focus on everyone’s favorite, the toggle clasp. Toggles are sturdy and reliable clasps. They are beautifully simple, easy to use and will ensure a secure closure for […]

Now Up to Bat: Your Team by TierraCast®!

We are thrilled to kick off the launch of TierraCast®’s brand new Your Team collection! This fan-tastic line features perfectly detailed baseball, football, basketball, soccer, and volleyball charms, along with stepped bezel charms featuring a colorful array of genuine Swarovski crystals framed in both silver and gold plated pewter. For a glimpse at these future hall-of-famers in action, […]

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!

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 […]