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 … Continue reading OCTOBER BIRTHSTONE: THE AMAZING OPAL!


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 … Continue reading OCTOBER BEAD CHALLENGE!

Project: Netted Beaded Bead!

Hello friends! Today I've got a fun little BEADED BEAD for you to make using a tubular Netting technique! These great little beads can be strung onto Soft Flex beading wire or wrapped onto head pins! You can have fun playing with many different color combinations. Let's get started! **NEWS: Check the Eureka Crystal Beads … Continue reading Project: Netted Beaded Bead!

Quick & Easy: Make a Delicate Autumn Lariat!

Hello Faithful Beaders! I'm here with a fun quickie project for you. To coincide with our Findings and Chain sale (continues today through tomorrow, 9/20/18!), I wanted to show you a beautiful way to create a delicate looking Lariat necklace that will be lovely for your fall wardrobe (or for any time of year!) Here's … Continue reading Quick & Easy: Make a Delicate Autumn Lariat!

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 … Continue reading Oh-So-Wonderful Peyote Rivoli Bezel!!

What’s a Bead Show Like?

Whether you’re just beginning to dip your toes into the world of beading and jewelry making or you’re a professional designer there is one kind of event that gives you an unbeatable way to find just what you’re looking for. I’m talking, of course, about a wholesale bead show! What is a Bead Show? A … Continue reading What’s a Bead Show Like?