Greetings Beaders! Leah with Eureka Crystal Beads here with another free jewelry project for you! TWO projects, at that! The first project, a lovely bracelet idea, uses metal bead caps in a more traditional method - capping a bead, in this case, at both ends. The second project utilizes bead caps in a fun and … Continue reading Jewelry Design Ideas: Bead Caps!
Hi Beaders! Today for my Eureka Crystal Beads blog I wanted to spotlight a great product we've just started to carry: Miyuki Slide Tube Bars! These findings are fantastic for finishing off certain bead stitches where you've used Delicas. Specifically, these findings work best with stitches that have an edge of beads going in a … Continue reading Great Product: Miyuki Slide Tube Bar!
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 … Continue reading Why I Love SUPERDUOS!!
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 … Continue reading Free-Form Peyote – PART 1
Hello Beaders! Leah here with another quickie project brought to you by Eureka Crystal Beads! If you've never used Memory Wire, you truly are missing out. This EASY to use stringing medium helps you whip up a fast bracelet in no time and you can create it with as many wrist-wraps as you want! Today … Continue reading Our Coordinated Mixes Make an EASY and STUNNING Memory Wire Bracelet!
Hello Beaders! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads with a fun and EASY bracelet utilizing fantastic Swarovski Crystal Rivoli stones and simple stringing and crimping! Here's what you need: 10mm #1122 Gold Plated Sew On Round Rivoli Settings with 4-prongs (7-8 Qty) 10mm Swarovski Crystal Rivoli in Scarabaeus Green (7-8 Qty) 4mm Swarovski Crystal Bicones in … Continue reading Project: Fun EASY Rivoli Bracelet!
Hi Everyone! Leah here with another helpful Tip Blog from Eureka Crystal Beads! If you're like me, you're always looking for ways to nicely finish off your pieces. Truly, it's not enough to have a beautiful front to something, because the details of the back are also important! Often times we look at the front, … Continue reading Wire Guards: Read All About ’em!