Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

I’ve been eagerly awaiting the new chain styles we are introducing this week. These chains feature really cool geometric shapes that will look fabulous on a necklace or bracelet. Our wonderful designer Allie has made an amazing Inspiration Project called the Summer Festival necklace that illustrates the versatility of these fun chains. What I’m most […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Do you have a collection of chain scraps in your bead stash? One of the easiest and most fun ways to use these scraps is to combine them to make a layered look in your next project! Don’t worry if you have a variety of metal finishes and chain styles; you can create […]

Stacked Rhinestone Cup Chain Rings!

I am totally in love with the new Preciosa Czech Crystal Rhinestone Chain we just launched! As we worked on our inspiration using the new rhinestone cup chain, I noticed we had several little sections of chain left over, so I thought they would make cute ring embellishments!

First, I gathered the tools and supplies I would […]

Gabby’s Favorite Chain!

I am definitely a creature of habit when it comes to chain, because I keep coming back to the same two chains over and over again: 1.3mm Sterling Silver Cable Chain and its sibling 1.5mm Gold-Filled Cable Chain.

These chains are incredibly thin (32 gauge!) and light, and […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

There’s just no avoiding chain scraps. I almost always have a pile of random lengths of chain at the end of a project, but I save them because even the smallest scraps can be handy. With today’s tips you can cut down on waste and use more of your chain than you ever […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Last week I almost lost one of my favorite bracelets! The toggle clasp came undone and it slipped off unnoticed in the grocery store. My jewelry was returned to me, but I’ve heard about so many bracelets lost due to faulty clasps that it’s time to share a handy tip – the safety […]