Casual Fun: Flat Peyote with Toho Aiko beads!

Hello Beaders! Eureka Crystal Beads is now carrying… Toho Aiko beads! We’ve received our first shipment – just about 100 different colors!! – and I’m super excited to show them off to you. (If you want to know a little bit more about Aiko beads, check out the spotlight video I filmed earlier today about…

Leah’s Must-Have picks for Every Bead Stash!

Greetings Beaders! Leah here with another blog from Eureka Crystal Beads! About a week and a half ago I wrote a blog for you about some great “splurge” items for your bead box. These were items that, while not necessary, could be fun and helpful additions to your arsenal despite their added expense – hence…

Deep Summer Color Palettes… Get Inspired!

Hello Friends! Today’s blog, brought to you by Eureka Crystal Beads, is about inspiring your bead selection with DEEP SUMMER COLOR PALETTES! While often Summer can make us think of bright fun colors often seen on beach towels (think Turquoise, Coral, Lime Green, & Hot Pink!), these colors tend to remind me of early summer. But,…

AUGUST BIRTHSTONE: THE VIBRANT PERIDOT!

Greetings Beaders, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I’m excited to bring you the 4th 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…

Use Color Gradation to Make a Stunning Swarovski Crystal Pearl Necklace!

Happy Summer Beading Friends! Leah here with another project from Eureka Crystal Beads. Today I’m going to lay out 7 lovely colors of Swarovski Crystal Pearls to show you how to use color gradation to make a stunning, yet simple, summer pearl necklace. Materials List: (7) 6mm Swarovski Crystal Pearls – MAUVE (8 each) 6mm…

JULY BIRTHSTONE: THE STUNNING RUBY!

Greetings Beaders, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I’m excited to bring to you the third 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…

Products for Summer Color Inspiration!

Hello Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads with another blog for you. As the start of summer officially approaches, weather here in lil’ Rhode Island is getting hotter and more humid. School’s are getting out and pools are opened, beaches are getting packed and grills are smoking with burgers and hot dogs. Ahhh summer…

Must Read: Color Coordination Tip!!

Hello Readers (and Beaders!), Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads with a quick (and hopefully helpful!) blog for you about … Coordinating Colors!  Many of you have noticed, and seem to have appreciated, Eureka Crystal Beads’ new surge in custom mixes! I’ve had such a blast putting our Coordinated Bead Mixes together (and will continue to…

Spectacular Custom Coatings with Swarovski Elements!

Greetings Beaders! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I’m blogging today to let you know (if you didn’t already) about some of the amazing Custom Coatings that are available on the various Swarovski Elements that we carry! So let’s just get right into it! A coating (custom or otherwise) can be applied to part of…