Jewelry Design Ideas: Bead Caps!

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…

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…

Great Product: Miyuki Slide Tube Bar!

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…

Why I Love SUPERDUOS!!

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…

Free-Form Peyote – PART 1

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…

Project: Fun EASY Rivoli 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…

Expand Your PEYOTE Horizons!

Hello my fellow Bead-Weaving Wiz’s! Leah here again with Eureka Crystal Beads! Are you ever searching for faster ways of doing things? (Note: faster doesn’t always mean better, but in this case it can!) Or do you look for interesting ways to change up a traditional bead stitch? Today I’m going to show you some…