Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Building your beading library can be as important as building your tool collection. Whether you store your resources on a computer or on your bookshelves, it’s nice to have patterns, project ideas and instructions at your fingertips when you’re ready to start a project. Today’s tips will help keep your beading library organized […]

Check Out Our Beaded Ornament Cover Books!

Unlike a lot of beaders, I went about learning techniques in a totally backwards way when I started. I started with basic wire working, but instead of progressing to stringing and such, I skipped right to metalsmithing, soldering and PMC. It took me several years and several bead store jobs to stop and think, […]

Stamped Metal Jewelry

We just got in a terrific new book, Stamped Metal Jewelry, by Lisa Niven Kelly.  If you’ve ever thought about trying a stamping project, this is the book for you!

The amount of valuable information in this book is amazing. It takes you through all the basics of the tools and materials […]