Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

The new Classic Cut Pendants, part of the Birthstone Collection from Swarovski, is perfect for making personalized DIY birthstone jewelry throughout the year! We have tons of inspiration projects on our website that you could replace with birthstone crystals! Take a look at the crystal colors below for more birthstone information and ideas on what […]

Swarovski Fall/Winter 2018-19 Innovations Sneak Peek!

We always look forward to Swarovski’s new product launches (don’t you?), and this season’s doesn’t disappoint! Rich, luxurious new colors lead off the Fall/Winter 2018 collection—check out the gorgeous new Scarlet red color for crystals and the lush Crystal Velvet Brown color for pearls. Swarovski also introduced a glamorous new shimmer effect that […]

6 Tips on How to Prepare & Embed Organics in Nunn Design 2-Part Resin + Videos

Embedding organics into 2-Part Resin can cause air bubbles or a tacky resin surface that never fully cures if the embedded items are not prepared properly. Learn how to prepare organics such as flowers, seeds and shells to embed into Nunn Design 2-Part Resin with these 6 simple how to tips.

Tip 1.  Dry […]

Preserving Organics for Resin Jewelry

The more organics that I preserve, the more I learn. But honestly, in the big scheme of all there is to know on this subject, I have to admit, I know very little. I’m embracing the fact that I’m learning as I go along and am committed to share what I learn.

A couple […]

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 […]