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…

The Craze of Multi-Hole Czech Beads!

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…

New Year – New Daggers!

Dagger Beads are pressed glass beads in the shape of a spear. They come in 3 sizes: 6×3 mm, 10×3 mm and 16×5 mm. The largest 16×5 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…

New Saturated Metallic Colors in Czech Glass Beads

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…

3-hole Czech Glass Ava beads and 3-hole Czech Glass Cali 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…

Winter Inspiration for DIY Beading

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,…

Czech Mates Two Hole Beads

The Building Blocks of Modern Beading We’ve just gotten a batch of Two Hole Bricks in delicious new colors and finishes like Persian Turquoise, Rose Gold Topaz Opaque Luster and Iris Blue. These cute little beads are the newest members of our Two Hole bead family, Czech Mates, which includes Twin Beads, Two Hole Daggers,…

Top Three Ways to Ruin Your Beadwork Sales

We spoke with several expert designers for this week’s issue about how to prevent some of the biggest mistakes new beaders make when they are just starting out and working really hard to attract a clientele. Over and over again we heard the same thing, there are three surefire ways to ruin your sales and…

Eureka! A Little About Us.

It’s been a whirlwind week here at Eureka Crystal Beads.  After creating Facebook and Twitter profiles, a blog seemed like the next logical step. With these few keystrokes, we are now firmly established on the world wide web. It is in this blog that we will explore all of the up-to-the minute trends, latest innovations and creations in…