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…

Use Color Gradation to Make a Stunning Swarovski Crystal Pearl Necklace!

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…

Chain & Crystals!! An Easy Summer 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…

Oh-So-Wonderful Peyote Rivoli Bezel!!

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…

Project Inspiration: Make this Stunning Mixed-Metal Lariat!

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…

Wire Guards: Read All About ’em!

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,…

Creating THE Perfect Wrapped Loop

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…

Jewelry Design Technique: “Filling the Gaps”

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…

Bead Soup! What to do?!

I’m guilty. You’re (probably) guilty. But I’m REALLY guilty. I blame my love for beads – my utter infatuation with them. What am I talking about, you ask? BEAD SOUP is what I’m talking about. So inevitably, every single time I finish a beading project I have beads left over. Do I put them back?…