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!

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

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 … Continue reading Casual Fun: Flat Peyote with Toho Aiko beads!

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!

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

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!

FREE PATTERN: Pearl Passion bracelet!

**UPDATE** We filmed the video, folks!! 🙂 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 … Continue reading FREE PATTERN: Pearl Passion bracelet!