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!
Dagger Beads are pressed glass beads in the shape of a spear. They come in 3 sizes: 6x3 mm, 10x3 mm and 16x5 mm. The largest 16x5 mm is made in one and a two hole version. Holes are drilled side to side at the narrow end. Daggers can come in all different colors with all different … Continue reading New Year – New Daggers!
We have just received Czech Glass Beads in Saturated Metallic finish. These colors are very happy, bright summer colors and will certainly add warmth to your designs. The most recent addition are Czech Glass Prong Beads in an extensive color palette ranging from Lapis Blue Saturated Metallic to Primrose Yellow Saturated Metallic. Druk Beads are … Continue reading New Saturated Metallic Colors in Czech Glass Beads
Short time ago we were adding 3-hole Arcos par Puca beads and 3-hole Beam beads to our stock wondering if any more of 3-hole bead shapes could be coming in the future. We didn't have to wait long. Our newest additions are 3-hole Ava beads and 3-hole Cali beads which expanded our 3-hole glass bead … Continue reading 3-hole Czech Glass Ava beads and 3-hole Czech Glass Cali Beads
January is a busy month for beading. We are all trying to get ready for the next season, Tucson show starts at the end of the month and, as almost every year at this time, we are anxiously waiting for the launch of the new glass beads from the Czech Republic. It seems like there is … Continue reading New Czech PRONG Beads and new CzechMates: 3-hole BEAM beads & 2-hole CABOCHON beads
Winter is the best season for catching up on your DIY beaded jewelry projects. As you huddle up in your home to stay warm, get inspired by the beauty of the outdoors in winter for all your beading designs. This winter as been impressively cold in most parts of North America. Along with the cold, … Continue reading Winter Inspiration for DIY Beading