In the last few years I have really noticed a dramatic shift in the beading world, a bead renaissance if you will. With the introduction of so many new multi-hole Czech glass beads, beaders have enjoyed the opportunity to truly stretch their weaving skills. There is a myriad of amazing 3 dimensional weaves and […]
Many of us know owning a cat is a challenging yet rewarding experience, but this cat will bring you years of enjoyment with little hassle! Here are a few steps on how to care for and love for your new cat.
Let the cat out of the bag! Cats love to hide, but we […]
Wrapped cord bracelets continue to be an enduringly popular beading technique. The most common question we hear is what stringing material is best for a wrap cord bracelet? Today we are going to compare three commonly used threads and discuss how their unique characteristics function in a wrapped cord bracelet.
For a whimsical touch try a tassel in your next jewelry project! Tassels can be made from many different materials such as thread, chain or leather, which makes them a fun and versatile addition to any design. Tassels are incredibly easy to make. You can either use your fingers to quickly […]
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 […]
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 […]