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 meΒ of early summer. But,…

FREE PATTERN: Pearl Passion bracelet!

**UPDATE** We filmed the video, folks!! πŸ™‚ Check out the video tutorial over at the Eureka Crystal Beads YouTube channel! Greetings Beaders! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads with a **FREE** pattern for you today! It’s a great 1-2 hour project utilizing Right Angle Weave alongside 6mm Swarovski Pearls, size 11 seed beads, and everyone’s…

Fast Summer Project: The Dutchess Bracelet!

Hi Everyone, Leah here with another project from Eureka Crystal Beads! Today I’m going to show you how to make my Dutchess Bracelet design! It’s a fast bracelet that will sparkle and shimmer on your wrist – perfect for an afternoon lunch date or a night out on the town. Let’s jump right in! Materials:…

Design Guide: Leather Wrap Bracelets with Czech Glass Beads!

Hi Everyone! Welcome back to another blog brought to you by Eureka Crystal Beads. By now I’m sure you’ve seen, absolutely everywhere, these super fun leather wrap bracelets… Have you tried making one yet? They are so easy to make and a great project for any skill level! Another great aspect of them is that…

JULY ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Greetings Readers (and Beaders!), thanks for stopping by to read another blog fromΒ Eureka Crystal Beads. Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to the next jewelry artist we’re featuring for my monthlyΒ Artist SpotlightΒ series! For the month of July we’re featuring Bead Artist Szidonia Petki, who creates her stunning and detailed jewelry andΒ  tutorial patterns…

The Craze of Multi-Hole Czech Beads!

Hello Beading Friends, welcome back to another blog from Eureka Crystal Beads! Are you new to beading? Have you been around the (beading) block a few times? No matter which category you fall into, there’s no doubt in my mind that you’ve noticed how Czech glass multi-hole beads – are – just – everywhere! These…

Why I Love SUPERDUOS!!

Hello Bead Buddies! Leah from Eureka Crystal Beads here to talk BEAD OBSESSION with you! So, if you’re anything like me, you have a love for all beads – BUT – absolutely have some special places in your heart for certain particular beads (or colors, or finishes, etc). For me, this has always been Miyuki…

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…

BLOG MINI-SERIES: THE FABULOUS WORLD OF FINISHES!

Part 3: Czech Glass! Next time you peruse your beads, think about the specific beads in your collection that truly stand out to you…the ones that make you just a little extra happy when you look at them. What about those beads makes you love them just a little bit more? I’m willing to bet…