Tuesday Tips and Tricks: How to Make a Tassel with Chain

Creating a chain tassel for the first time can seem like an intimidating task. Luckily, I’m here to tell you that the best part about making a tassel with chain is that it only involves using beginner’s beading skills! To make a chain tassel, you will need these three techniques: to cut chain efficiently, […]

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 […]