Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Looking to update an old button-up blouse or sweater from your wardrobe with a fresh new look? Try switching out your tired old buttons with colorful Swarovski Crystal buttons, trendy TierraCast® buttons, whimsical Green Girl Studios buttons, and more! You can even design your own mixed media fasteners with Nunn Design bezel buttons!

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Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

We all know that clasps love to rotate to the front when we’re wearing necklaces, so here’s a design tip to stop your necklace from rotating! Adding an extender chain with a bead or charm at the end will balance the weight of your necklace and help anchor your clasp in place. Any […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

If you have metal allergies like I do, you know that buying precious metal beads and findings for your jewelry can really add up after awhile. Thankfully, there is something you can use on base metal pieces to protect both your skin and your wallet: Jewelry Shield!Jewelry Shield is quick-drying, transparent, and creates an […]

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 […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

You may not have known it, but round base metal crimp beads have a wonderful alternative use that any beader can use – they make awesome spacer beads, especially for large hole bead designs! The 2mm round crimp bead has an ample 1.5mm hole size, while the 3mm round crimp bead boasts a […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Here’s an easy way to add a bright pop of color to your designs in an unexpected way: dress up your clasp with wire coiling!

First, choose your clasp. S-clasps, hook and eye clasps, and toggle clasps are all excellent options to use. You can also create your own clasp with our Handmade […]