Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

I had the opportunity to test drive the new Endless Loom this week and I have to shout out some praise for its innovative qualities that I found truly exciting! The first nice feature is the size of this loom. Its travel size so it is convenient to transport and easy to use while in […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

One of the many perks of my job at Fusion Beads is trying out products. Today, I’m going to share my testing experience using Beadsmith Opelon Stretch Jewelry Fiber Cord. Many of us are already familiar with Stretch Magic for stretch bracelets, but Opelon has a few key advantages over other elastic cords […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Being a jewelry aficionado I love to make little jewelry gifts for my co-workers and acquaintances for the holidays. One of my favorite gifts to make are Swarovski Christmas tree earrings. These wonderful earrings are easy to make, inexpensive and are always well received! Fusion Beads offers numerous free Christmas tree earring patterns in […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Over the years I have picked up many bead weaving tricks the hard way by fighting through frustrating setbacks or reworking projects that never quite came together as I hoped. I have learned that bead weaving takes practice, a lot of patience and some important preparation to achieve success. Today, we are going […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Here at Fusion Beads we love stretch bracelets! Stretch bracelets are brilliantly simple to construct but are far from basic. They can be simple or very dressy and chic depending upon your preference and the beads you wish to use. Best of all, stretch bracelets are highly customizable! You can create different stretch bracelets […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

When learning metal stamping it can take many, many tries to figure out how hard to hit a stamp and how to angle the hammer to get the best impressions. There are many things that go into getting those letter stamps perfectly aligned, or getting a certain design to be in just the right […]