What is Krakovski Crystal?

🐲 Once upon a time, in the fair city of Krakow, lived a fire breathing dragon. Many strong knights perished doing battle with this dragon who was finally defeated by a clever cobbler. The Krakovski dragon lives on in folk tales and now as a symbol for these lovely faceted crystal fancy stones. After all,…

What is Happening with Swarovski 2021 UPDATE

Rumors have been swirling in the beading and jewelry communities for at least several months now about what is going to happen with Swarovski beads, pearls and fancy stones. Although we urged y’all not to panic buy since the dust had not settled yet, we now have a much clearer picture of the landscape and…

JANUARY BEAD CHALLENGE!

Hello Beady Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads.com! It’s that time again – another beading challenge for you all! Ok, so here’s the run-down: Do you ever feel like you need a little push? Or perhaps some inspiration to think outside your box? (If so, I’m right there with ya!) So I have another month-long Beading…

Have you joined “The Beader’s Nook?”

Season’s Greetings, Beader Friends!! Today I wanted to tell you all about a fun new endeavor we’ve taken on over at Eureka Crystal Beads! As many of you know, we have a Facebook page for Eureka Crystal Beads where we post all sorts of fun giveaways, beading memes, Eureka news, and more! Well, we have…

DECEMBER BEAD CHALLENGE!

Hello Beady Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads.com! With how well the Bead Challenges are going over, let’s march on into December with another! Ok, so here’s the run-down: Do you ever feel like you need a little push? Or perhaps some inspiration to think outside your box? (If so, I’m right there with ya!) So I…

Using NEW 2mm Swarovski Pearls to learn Right Angle Weave!

Hi Beady Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I have 2 questions for you: Have you had a chance to play with Swarovski’s new 2mm pearls? Do you struggle with Right Angle Weave (RAW)? Well, you’re in luck, because I’m here to show you how you can use these teeny tiny lovely pearls to…

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…

NEW FROM SWAROVSKI!! (Eeeee!!)

Hello, my friends!! “Excited” is not even the word for how I feel about Swarovski’s newest innovations for “Fall/Winter 2019/2020” – if you could have seen my reaction… I believe I may have said “Holy moly! I can’t even deal with how pretty these are!” (And there may or may not have been a small…

Leah’s Must-Have picks for Every Bead Stash!

Greetings Beaders! Leah here with another blog from Eureka Crystal Beads! About a week and a half ago I wrote a blog for you about some great “splurge” items for your bead box. These were items that, while not necessary, could be fun and helpful additions to your arsenal despite their added expense – hence…

AUGUST BIRTHSTONE: THE VIBRANT PERIDOT!

Greetings Beaders, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I’m excited to bring you the 4th 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…