Using NEW 2mm Swarovski Pearls to learn Right Angle Weave!

Hi Beady Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I have 2 questions for you: Have you had a chance to play with Swarovski’s new 2mm pearls? Do you struggle with Right Angle Weave (RAW)? Well, you’re in luck, because I’m here to show you how you can use these teeny tiny lovely pearls to…

OCTOBER BIRTHSTONE: THE AMAZING OPAL!

Greetings Beaders, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I’m excited to bring you the 6th installment of 12: Birthstones! At the beginning of each month I’ll bring you a blog that is chock-full of everything you might want to know about that month’s stone. Were you born this month? If so, you might take particular interest…

OCTOBER BEAD CHALLENGE!

EDIT: Thanks to all who submitted work for this beading challenge! Please head on over to our Facebook page to view the album of submissions! November bead challenge coming…!   -Leah Hello Beady Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads.com! Today’s blog is all about challenging yourself! Do you ever feel like you need a little…

NEW FROM SWAROVSKI!! (Eeeee!!)

Hello, my friends!! “Excited” is not even the word for how I feel about Swarovski’s newest innovations for “Fall/Winter 2019/2020” – if you could have seen my reaction… I believe I may have said “Holy moly! I can’t even deal with how pretty these are!” (And there may or may not have been a small…

Casual Fun: Flat Peyote with Toho Aiko beads!

Hello Beaders! Eureka Crystal Beads is now carrying… Toho Aiko beads! We’ve received our first shipment – just about 100 different colors!! – and I’m super excited to show them off to you. (If you want to know a little bit more about Aiko beads, check out the spotlight video I filmed earlier today about…

JULY ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

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…

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…

Charlotte Cut Seed Beads – versatile and popular!

Charlotte cut seed beads, simply known as Charlottes, are seed beads with a single cut facet that catches the light and adds glitter and sparkle. Use Charlottes instead of regular seed beads and you will see an added dimension of shine in all your projects! This Bohemian Southwestern inspired chevron pattern bracelet with orange, gold…