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

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!


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 … Continue reading AUGUST BIRTHSTONE: THE VIBRANT PERIDOT!

When does (bead) size really matter??

Hello Ladies (and Gents!), So - when DOES (bead) size really matter?? All the time, of course! The size of our jewelry making materials (whether it be beads, wire, findings, etc.) can make all the difference in the world as we design and create our jewelry. Things like millimeters, SS (Stone Size), Gauges, inches, (and … Continue reading When does (bead) size really matter??