Never Enough Neutrals

The trend for neutrals is perfect for summer, warm neutral shades work well in warm weather and give off a summery safari vibe or a sophisticated shimmer. If you’re looking for outfits that will go perfectly with that one gorgeous statement piece of jewelry, neutrals are your best bet! Neutrals of every kind. A way…

Eureka Crystal Beads Show and Expo Schedule

Bead shows are the best ways to come see our beads in person, get some great ideas and ask any questions you may have. Coming to a bead show is also the best way to be the first to see new items that aren’t online yet or some unusual and limited quantity beads that we…

Ethnic Beading Summer Jewelry Trend

We’re seeing more and more of this ethnic beading trend that’s sweeping runways and fashion blogs. Mixing and matching metal elements with a variety of opaque beads in layers is how to get this trendy new look. Find unusual places to adorn with beaded jewelry such as fringed headpieces, feet and around the waist. Read…

Swarovski Crystal Pearl Tea Party

Swarovski crystal pearls are the perfect complement to a spring day out. Their beauty and natural feel make them the best choice for all your designs. Read about Swarovski Crystal Pearls here. New pearl color, Iridescent Green is a beautiful shade that brings out gold and yellow tones. Jade pearls, below, are part of the…

Mardi Gras Beads: Past, Present and Future

One thing that Mardi Gras is famous for is the volumes of sparkly beads that mark this annual celebration. But how did this tradition come about? Above: Mardi Gras beads on a fence in New Orleans The first Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans occurred in the 1830s but beads became associated with the festival…

Get the Most Out of Your Jewelry Designs with Dagger Beads

Czech pressed glass dagger beads are a beautiful way to add flair and drama to your jewelry designs. Whether you choose small 10×3, large 16×5 or even two hole dagger beads, you won’t be disappointed with the effect. Above: Sheryl’s Earrings and Below: Val’s Necklace Above: whimsical use of daggers as hair in this beautiful…

Now Available Swarovski Innovations for Spring/Summer 2015

Check out our latest arrivals from Swarovski! Beautiful new Tangerine crystal color and Iridescent Green finish as well as Iridescent Green Crystal Pearl now available online. Combine vibrant Tangerine with Pantone’s 2014 color of the year: Radiant Orchid for a bright contemporary look. Use Iridescent Green finished Rivolis or Swarovski Rounds with neutral tones for…

New Toho Japanese Seed Beads

Adding to our wide selection of wholesale Austrian crystal and Czech glass beads, we are proud to now be carrying the finest quality of Japanese seed beads, also available at wholesale prices to the public. TOHO means “Eastern Treasure” in Japanese and you will find that these beautiful little beads are worth treasuring. TOHO seed…

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,Β 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…