As the year wraps up I like to start looking towards the future and to begin planning projects I would like to create before spring. I always start this process by taking some time to put away the ransacked holiday supplies, to categorize and reorganize my beads, and make an up-to-date mental “inventory” of […]
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 […]
I can’t believe 2016 is wrapping up already. This holiday season has just flown by! Now that all my holiday gifts are all set and ready, its time to turn my attention towards New Year’s Eve plans. Some years I like to stay at home and watch the excitement from the sidelines, but […]
When I make jewelry I prefer to use sterling silver wire or findings. Though base metal is a great money saver, there is just something so appealing and special about sterling silver that captivates me, so it is my go-to metal every time. It is traditional, it has intrinsic value and it makes me […]
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 […]
Anyone that knows me can tell you I am not an organized person by nature. When it comes to making jewelry I often say, “Creation is messy!” as I sprawl out and take over the living room with my latest project. But as my beading supplies have grown in quantity and my projects have […]