DECEMBER BIRTHSTONE: TURQUOISE!

Greetings Beaders, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I’m excited to bring you the 8th 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 DECEMBER BIRTHSTONE: TURQUOISE!

NOVEMBER BEAD CHALLENGE!

Hello Beady Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads.com! With how well my October Bead Challenge ("Purple with a Pop!") went over, I decide to throw you another bead challenge for November! Ok, so here's the run-down: Do you ever feel like you need a little push? Or perhaps some inspiration to think outside your box? … Continue reading NOVEMBER BEAD CHALLENGE!

OCTOBER BEAD CHALLENGE!

EDIT: Thanks to all who submitted work for this beading challenge! Please head on over to our Facebook page to view the album of submissions! November bead challenge coming...!   -Leah Hello Beady Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads.com! Today's blog is all about challenging yourself! Do you ever feel like you need a little … Continue reading OCTOBER BEAD CHALLENGE!

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!

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

What’s Leah Working on? (StormDuos & IrisDuos!!) And why I need YOUR input!

Hello Busy Beaders, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! Have you seen the 2 newest shapes from the Czech Republic that we're carrying??! 2-hole StormDuo Czech glass beads 2-hole IrisDuo Czech glass beads Both of these fun shapes feature amazing colors (and we've chosen some of the most popular ones in which to start carrying … Continue reading What’s Leah Working on? (StormDuos & IrisDuos!!) And why I need YOUR input!

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, … Continue reading Deep Summer Color Palettes… Get Inspired!