Hello Beady Friends!! So I must tell you... the holidays we celebrate at this time of year are simply some of my favorite. I'm reminded of family, yummy food, lovely - sometimes dazzling - decorations, and traditions near and dear to my heart. In today's blog, I'm going to provide some holiday-inspired color palettes that … Continue reading Leah’s Holiday Season Palettes!
Here is a sneak peek at two brand new designer Swarovski pearl necklace kits that will be available from Eureka in two weeks! Available in red and green, these original DIY kits include everything you need plus instructions to make one of these gorgeous three strand necklaces. Bold and perfect for summer time, the red … Continue reading Coming Soon: DIY Swarovski Pearl Necklace Kits!
Summer is just around the corner and it's the perfect time to try your hand at making some of the season's trendiest jewelry to show off with your cute summer outfits. Whether your style is classic, boho or somewhere in between we've collected some of the best jewelry tutorials below so that you too can … Continue reading DIY Summer Jewelry Tutorial Collection
Farfalle seed beads, also called butterfly beads or bowtie beads, are little beads with a shape reminiscent of a dog bone (or a butterfly or bowtie). In essence, these seed beads have a bit of a dip in the center through which they are strung, and flare out on the edges. This allows the beads to … Continue reading Wholesale Farfalle Seed Beads
Valentine's Day is just around the corner and it's the right time to get started on some fun Valentine's Day themed jewelry projects! The effervescent beauty of Swarovski Crystal Heart Pendants is the perfect element to use as a centerpiece for your Valentine's DIY project. Swarovski also makes a line of designer heart pendants that … Continue reading Swarovski Crystal Hearts for Valentine’s Day Projects
Recently at Eureka we have begun carrying high quality sterling silver findings and as a result we've learned a lot more about the business of silver. Since the market for this precious metal is so volatile and confusing, we thought we'd share some of the things we've learned so that you can be sure that you're … Continue reading How to Tell the Quality of Silver Findings
One of the often overlooked elements of a good piece of jewelry is the clasp. Beginning designers sometimes have so much fun designing and working with the beads of a piece that the clasp is left out of the designing process. However, it's tremendously important that you choose the right clasp for a piece of … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Clasps