The Beader’s Resource: Stringing

Greetings Beaders & Readers! Eureka Crystal Beads is bringing you a new Blog series. We’re calling it The Beader’s Resource! It’ll be split into 5 different parts: Stringing, Wire Working, Bead Weaving, Color, and Tips & Tricks – with perhaps more down the line! This is series #1: Stringing Here you’ll find a compiled list of…

The Merry Merry Earring!

Seasons Greetings fellow Beaders! I know that December isn’t quite upon us yet but it’s just around the corner – can you believe it?! If you’re anything like me, you love the fact that your jewelry making skills can be easily put to good use during the entire holiday season – whether it’s making a…

Using NEW 2mm Swarovski Pearls to learn Right Angle Weave!

Hi Beady Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I have 2 questions for you: Have you had a chance to play with Swarovski’s new 2mm pearls? Do you struggle with Right Angle Weave (RAW)? Well, you’re in luck, because I’m here to show you how you can use these teeny tiny lovely pearls to…

Project: Netted Beaded Bead!

Hello friends! Today I’ve got a fun little BEADED BEAD for you to make using a tubular Netting technique! These great little beads can be strung onto Soft Flex beading wire or wrapped onto head pins! You can have fun playing with many different color combinations. Let’s get started! **NEWS: Check the Eureka Crystal Beads…

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…

Quick & Easy: Make a Delicate Autumn Lariat!

Hello Faithful Beaders! I’m here with a fun quickie project for you. To coincide with our Findings and Chain sale (continues today through tomorrow, 9/20/18!), I wanted to show you a beautiful way to create a delicate looking Lariat necklace that will be lovely for your fall wardrobe (or for any time of year!) Here’s…

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…

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…