Free-Form Peyote – PART 1

Hellooooo Beaders! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads!! I'm super excited (can you tell?) to show you a technique I love: Free-Form Peyote!   The compilation image I've included here is comprised of some lovely examples I found when I did a Google Image search. Check out Google or Pinterest to find some amazing eye-candy … Continue reading Free-Form Peyote – PART 1

Our Coordinated Mixes Make an EASY and STUNNING Memory Wire Bracelet!

Hello Beaders! Leah here with another quickie project brought to you by Eureka Crystal Beads! If you've never used Memory Wire, you truly are missing out. This EASY to use stringing medium helps you whip up a fast bracelet in no time and you can create it with as many wrist-wraps as you want! Today … Continue reading Our Coordinated Mixes Make an EASY and STUNNING Memory Wire Bracelet!

Finding your Inspiration in Nature!

Happy Lovely-Spring-Day, Beading Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads with another helpful blog for you. Today, I'm going to give you some help with INSPIRATION and one of the best places to find it: The beautiful natural world around you! Let's talk about COLOR! Check out this quick "Nature" Google Image search I did. … Continue reading Finding your Inspiration in Nature!

May Birthstone: All About Emerald!

Greetings Beaders, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I'm excited to bring to you the first installment of 12: Birthstones! At the beginning of each month I'll bring you a blog that is chock-full of everything you might want to know about that month's stone. Were you born this month? If so, you might take … Continue reading May Birthstone: All About Emerald!

Project Inspiration: Make this Stunning Mixed-Metal Lariat!

Hello Bead Lovers, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I'm here to show you some of the steps to create this stunning mixed-metal suede and Swarovski Crystal lariat! If you're unfamiliar with this necklace style, it's a style that uses NO CLASP, but can simply tie or wrap around your neck! Depending on how long … Continue reading Project Inspiration: Make this Stunning Mixed-Metal Lariat!

Birthstone Breakdown: Everything you need to know!

Hello Bead-Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I wanted to offer you some helpful information about BIRTHSTONES! Not only does each month have a birthstone associated with it, but many months have (highly accepted) secondary options as well! I'll go over all of these as well as clue you in to which specific Swarovski … Continue reading Birthstone Breakdown: Everything you need to know!

Inspiration Corner! Great Uses for Crystal Mixes!

Greetings Crystal-lovers! You may recall my recent blog about color - and how genuinely scary it can be for many beaders! Well, one great way to contend with color is to embrace color mixes!! Pre-made mixes of beads that are already coordinated to look GORGEOUS no matter what you make! Not only are mixes a … Continue reading Inspiration Corner! Great Uses for Crystal Mixes!