Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

With so many similar products out in the bead world it’s sometimes hard to know which product will best suite your needs. Today we are going to discuss beading wire from two popular brands; Soft Flex and Beadalon. The charts below will make it a little easier to select the right beading wire […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

I love making multi-strand bracelets, but sometimes I get a little restless using the same style clasp to complete my design. Luckily, TierraCast® has a brilliant line of findings that allow us beaders to switch it up a bit. The TeirraCast Slotted D Ring and Multi-Hole D Ring clasps provide a simple yet elegant […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

It is hard to believe that the holiday season is already upon us! At Fusion Beads we want to make sure you get everything you need in time to make and ship your special gifts to your loved ones. Here are some shipping guidelines to keep in mind to ensure your orders arrive […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Welcome to our third installment of Clasp Crash Course!

Over the last two weeks I have sung the praises of the illustrious toggle clasp and lobster claw clasp which are the most popular clasps in the beading world. Today, I’m going to highlight a lesser known, but no-less notable clasp, the box clasp. True […]

Swarovski Trend Forecast Fall/Winter 2016/17!

In their Fall/Winter 2016/17 trend report, “Power to Shine”, Swarovski focuses on the concept of resilience, reflecting as it does a desire for resistance against the given and the established. This season, Swarovski salutes the worldwide rise in activism from people of all genders and walks of life across the globe as we look […]

Have you tried Vintaj Patinas yet?

If you haven’t given our incredible Vintaj Patina color kits a try, I hope this blog will inspire you to add some color to your metal project! The fabulous ladies at Vintaj recently came up with a patina color mixing chart for you to expand your color options to include popular blended hues. I am […]