The Merry Merry Earring!

Seasons Greetings fellow Beaders! I know that December isn’t quite upon us yet but it’s just around the corner – can you believe it?! If you’re anything like me, you love the fact that your jewelry making skills can be easily put to good use during the entire holiday season – whether it’s making a…

Leah’s Holiday Season Palettes!

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…

NOVEMBER BIRTHSTONE: THE TERRIFIC TOPAZ!

Greetings Beaders, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I’m excited to bring you the 7th 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…

OCTOBER BIRTHSTONE: THE AMAZING OPAL!

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…

OCTOBER BEAD CHALLENGE!

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…

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…

Fast & Easy: 2-strand Memory Wire and IrisDuos!

Hello Beading Friends! Today I have another fun, easy, and fast project for you! Memory wire, but kicked up a notch! Today we’ll use 2-strands of Memory Wire together along with just 3 other items – which makes creating color schemes for this project a total breeze – I’ll even give you some suggestions! Let’s…

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…

Project: Leah’s Lavishly Layered Bracelet!

Hello Beading Friends! Today I’m bringing to you a fun layered bracelet project that you’re sure to finish easily in an evening of beading fun. I’m calling it Leah’s Lavishly Layered Bracelet (say that 5 times fast!)…and it’s a wonderful exploration of TEXTURE!! Here’s what you’ll need: Materials: Approximately (100) 4mm Swarovski Crystal Bicones Approximately…

Wholesale Farfalle Seed Beads

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…