OCTOBER BIRTHSTONE: THE AMAZING OPAL!

Greetings Beaders, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I’m excited to bring you the 6th 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 particular interest … Continue reading OCTOBER BIRTHSTONE: THE AMAZING OPAL!

Fast & Easy: 2-strand Memory Wire and IrisDuos!

Hello Beading Friends! Today I have another fun, easy, and fast project for you! Memory wire, but kicked up a notch! Today we'll use 2-strands of Memory Wire together along with just 3 other items - which makes creating color schemes for this project a total breeze - I'll even give you some suggestions! Let's … Continue reading Fast & Easy: 2-strand Memory Wire and IrisDuos!

Project: Leah’s Lavishly Layered Bracelet!

Hello Beading Friends! Today I'm bringing to you a fun layered bracelet project that you're sure to finish easily in an evening of beading fun. I'm calling it Leah's Lavishly Layered Bracelet (say that 5 times fast!)...and it's a wonderful exploration of TEXTURE!! Here's what you'll need: Materials: Approximately (100) 4mm Swarovski Crystal Bicones Approximately … Continue reading Project: Leah’s Lavishly Layered Bracelet!

SEPTEMBER BIRTHSTONE: THE SPECTACULAR SAPPHIRE!

Greetings Beaders, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I’m excited to bring you the 5th 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 particular interest … Continue reading SEPTEMBER BIRTHSTONE: THE SPECTACULAR SAPPHIRE!

AUGUST ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Greetings Readers (and Beaders!), thanks for stopping by for another blog from Eureka Crystal Beads. Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to the next jewelry artist we’re featuring for my monthly Artist Spotlight series! For the month of August we’re featuring Bead Artist Norma Jean Dell, who creates her sophisticated, yet playful, jewelry and tutorial patterns from … Continue reading AUGUST ARTIST SPOTLIGHT