Meet Michelle – new jewelry designer at Eureka Crystal Beads

Hello Beaders! I'd like to introduce myself, my name is Michelle Whitman and I am the new Head Designer at Eureka Crystal Beads. I've been working in the Jewelry Industry for over 30 years making product for Nationally known large boutique store chains. I guess you could say that I have a real passion for … Continue reading Meet Michelle – new jewelry designer at Eureka Crystal Beads

Ethnic Beading Summer Jewelry Trend

We're seeing more and more of this ethnic beading trend that's sweeping runways and fashion blogs. Mixing and matching metal elements with a variety of opaque beads in layers is how to get this trendy new look. Find unusual places to adorn with beaded jewelry such as fringed headpieces, feet and around the waist. Read … Continue reading Ethnic Beading Summer Jewelry Trend

What is Czech Firepolish?

Firepolish beads from the Czech Republic are some of the most beautiful and versatile beading elements available. Also known as Czech Crystal or Bohemian Crystal beads, Firepolish beads have been a cottage industry in the Bohemian region of the Czech Republic for centuries. Due to the unique mixture of elements in the local sand, this … Continue reading What is Czech Firepolish?