Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Not every project turns out right the first time! A recent jewelry clay pendant took three tries before I finally found a design I liked. Fortunately Crystal Clay is very forgiving and I was able to start over with relative ease!

Crystal Clay’s 60-90 minute working time means you can remove the wet clay […]

Our First Creative Team Bead Challenge!

We here on the Creative Team have been itching for a group challenge lately, so we decided to create a product-based challenge for ourselves! Bangles have been such a huge beading trend this year, so the product that we chose was the 8.5 Inch Channel Bangle Bracelet by Nunn Design. These bangles come in […]

Fusion Favorites Giveaway!

We here in the Creative Department at FusionBeads.com have picked out our Fusion Product Favorites of 2012! We each have our individual tastes and styles when it comes to our go-to beads and jewelry designs, so our picks resulted in an eclectic mix of new products, Inspiration and techniques! Since we have such a fun […]

Lindsay’s Fusion Favorites!

2012 has brought with it so many great products and a new technique that I absolutely love.

Swarovski launched a fun line of neon colored crystal pearls. They are so bright and fun and in-trend that I can’t get enough. I especially love them in our Mega Watt bracelet – color blocked and framed […]

Using Jewelry Clay as an Adhesive!

I am sure by now you have seen how fun it can be to use Crystal Clay or DeCoRe’ Clay with Swarovski Elements Crystal Chatons to make sparkly jewelry, but did you know that you can also use Crystal Clay or DeCoRe’ Clay as an adhesive? What makes this a  great adhesive alternative […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

No-bake clays like Crystal Clay or DeCoRé Clay are a wonderful way to create unique jewelry settings for crystal stones, beads and other small objects like shells and pebbles. When you first start working with this media keeping the clay smooth, clean and free of marks from tools and fingers is often difficult. […]