What is Happening with Swarovski 2021 UPDATE

Rumors have been swirling in the beading and jewelry communities for at least several months now about what is going to happen with Swarovski beads, pearls and fancy stones. Although we urged y’all not to panic buy since the dust had not settled yet, we now have a much clearer picture of the landscape and…

Spring is Here! Celebrate with Flower Beads!

Hooray for Pressed Czech Glass Flower Beads! Hey bead lovers! Spring is finally here! What better way to celebrate than a blog all about Flower Beads! In today’s post I wanted to place the spotlight on these gorgeous pressed Czech Glass Flower beads in the shape of a five petal Hibiscus flower. I will share…

Have you seen our new website?

Eureka has just launched a brand new shopping experience with a newer, better and more user friendly website. Hooray! After months of planning and working with our development team, we are pleased to unveil the new Eureka website! We have gotten so much feedback over the years about what you would like to see to…

What’s New At Eureka?

Hi there beady friends! Here’s an update on all the new stuff we now carry at Eureka Crystal Beads.com as well as a sneak peek at what’s coming soon! Bugle Beads We now offer Miyuki brand Bugle Beads in 3mm and 6mm lengths. These gorgeous beads are reminiscent of sprinkles! Traditional Bugle beads are a…

May 2020 Beading Challenge: ADVANCED GEOMETRY!

UPDATE: We have a Winner! Shirley M. entered several projects she made on theme. Here they are below: We had so many beautiful entries by our participants including some very cool, innovative and stunning interpretations of the challenge! Here are a few of our favorite submissions (to see all the beautiful submissions we received, head…

Tips for Staying Creative Under Stress (for Beaders!)

When creative pursuits are your hobby, it can be very difficult to want to continue when it is not fun. Because you’re doing it for fun! But remember why you fell in love with your creative hobby. Some days all your thread will tangle and you will be miserable but making things is also a…

Here are 20 fun beading projects to keep you busy when stuck at home!

Stuck at home? Don’t let boredom get you down! Immerse yourself in creativity with these amazingly fun and beautiful projects! 1) Learn how to make the Crystal Pavé Bracelet, Necklace and Earrings set! 2) Step up your beading game with Charlotte Czech glass seed beads! 3) Embellish a Headband with Sparkly Crystals! 4) Finally Master…

Back to Basics: Thread & Wire!

Hey Beady Friends! In today’s blog I wanted to go over for you some key supplies in the realm of “Thread & Wire.” Whether you’re new to jewelry making and beading weaving, you’ve specialized in one over the other, or you just want a refresher – this will be the blog to bookmark, especially if…