Greetings Readers (and Beaders!), thanks for stopping by to read another blog from Eureka Crystal Beads. Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to the next jewelry artist we’re featuring for my monthly Artist Spotlight series! For the month of July we're featuring Bead Artist Szidonia Petki, who creates her stunning and detailed jewelry and tutorial patterns … Continue reading JULY ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
Hello Beading Friends, welcome back to another blog from Eureka Crystal Beads! Are you new to beading? Have you been around the (beading) block a few times? No matter which category you fall into, there's no doubt in my mind that you've noticed how Czech glass multi-hole beads - are - just - everywhere! These … Continue reading The Craze of Multi-Hole Czech Beads!
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!
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!
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 Readers (and Beaders!), Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads with a quick (and hopefully helpful!) blog for you about ... Coordinating Colors! Many of you have noticed, and seem to have appreciated, Eureka Crystal Beads' new surge in custom mixes! I've had such a blast putting our Coordinated Bead Mixes together (and will continue to … Continue reading Must Read: Color Coordination Tip!!
Greetings Beaders! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I'm blogging today to let you know (if you didn't already) about some of the amazing Custom Coatings that are available on the various Swarovski Elements that we carry! So let's just get right into it! A coating (custom or otherwise) can be applied to part of … Continue reading Spectacular Custom Coatings with Swarovski Elements!