DECEMBER BIRTHSTONE: TURQUOISE!

Greetings Beaders, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I’m excited to bring you the 8th 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…

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…

Deep Summer Color Palettes… Get Inspired!

Hello Friends! Today’s blog, brought to you by Eureka Crystal Beads, is about inspiring your bead selection with DEEP SUMMER COLOR PALETTES! While often Summer can make us think of bright fun colors often seen on beach towels (think Turquoise, Coral, Lime Green, & Hot Pink!), these colors tend to remind me of early summer. But,…

Use Color Gradation to Make a Stunning Swarovski Crystal Pearl Necklace!

Happy Summer Beading Friends! Leah here with another project from Eureka Crystal Beads. Today I’m going to lay out 7 lovely colors of Swarovski Crystal Pearls to show you how to use color gradation to make a stunning, yet simple, summer pearl necklace. Materials List: (7) 6mm Swarovski Crystal Pearls – MAUVE (8 each) 6mm…

Swarovski Cabochette Cut

The beautiful new Cabochette Cut from Swarovski is a marvel of design that evokes the clear fresh beauty of a summer raindrop. Evoking a bold romanticism, Swarovski has created a beautiful new design that contains both modernist geometric qualities as well as naturalistic overtones captured in the same bead. Clear as a summer raindrop, the…

Swarovski Innovations for Spring/Summer 2012

True to form, Swarovski has hit another home run with their latest Crystal Innovations for Spring/Summer 2012. Fabulous new shades with old world elegance speak to a desire for a more simple, less complicated relationship to the modern world and a deeper, more profound connection with nature. The collection is imbued with a romantic aesthetic,…

Fashion Report: Color Trends for Spring 2011

It may be chilly outside but here at Eureka Crystal Beads we are already thinking about spring! The latest fashion color trends, as gleaned from a survey of fashion designers at New York Fashion week by Pantone, the global authority on color, reveal the top 10 colors for women’s fashion for spring 2011. By following…

New Swarovski Colors are Here!

Swarovski’s new colors have just arrived here at Eureka Beads and we’re offering a 7% discount off your entire purchase of $75 or more when you enter the coupon code SAVE7 between now and October 3rd! Take advantage of this fabulous offer and be the first to stock up on the fabulous new colors Sunflower,…

Color Trends: Turquoise for 2010

Pantone LLC, the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries has announced Turquoise as the color of the year for 2010. Combining the serene qualities of blue and the invigorating aspects of green, Turquoise evokes thoughts of soothing, tropical waters and a languorous, effective escape from the everyday…