Happy Summer Beading Friends! Leah here with another project from Eureka Crystal Beads. Today I'm going to lay out 7 lovely colors of Swarovski Crystal Pearls to show you how to use color gradation to make a stunning, yet simple, summer pearl necklace. Materials List: (7) 6mm Swarovski Crystal Pearls - MAUVE (8 each) 6mm … Continue reading Use Color Gradation to Make a Stunning Swarovski Crystal Pearl Necklace!
Good Afternoon Beadin' folks! Happy to be here with Eureka Crystal Beads for another Project Blog for you! Today I'm going to show you a fun and quick Chain and Crystal Summer Necklace! Here's what you'll need: Chain long enough for your desired finished length. (Keep in mind that the clasp and beads will add a … Continue reading Chain & Crystals!! An Easy Summer Necklace…
Hello Bead-Weavers! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads with a very informative blog for you today! Did you see my newest tutorial video (link below!) that was just posted today? (In it I show you a step-by-step method for creating a Peyote stitch beaded bezel for a 12mm Swarovski Crystal rivoli stone using Miyuki Delica … Continue reading Oh-So-Wonderful Peyote Rivoli Bezel!!
Hello Bead Lovers, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I'm here to show you some of the steps to create this stunning mixed-metal suede and Swarovski Crystal lariat! If you're unfamiliar with this necklace style, it's a style that uses NO CLASP, but can simply tie or wrap around your neck! Depending on how long … Continue reading Project Inspiration: Make this Stunning Mixed-Metal Lariat!
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!
Are you a beading/jewelry perfectionist like I am? Do you want to know how to make the perfect wrapped loop? Faithful readers - continue on! We'll need some pliers (discussed below) along with some sterling silver wire in either 22 or 24 gauge, and a bead that will fit onto the wire. To start, let's … Continue reading Creating THE Perfect Wrapped Loop
Hello everyone! Welcome back to another helpful Blog brought to you by Eureka Crystal Beads! Today I'm going to discuss a really simple design technique that's great for the beginning beader who might be feeling overwhelmed with what to do with all the fun new beads they have. I call this technique FILLING THE GAPS! I … Continue reading Jewelry Design Technique: “Filling the Gaps”