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DNA Spiral Bracelet

DNA Spiral Bracelet Our DNA Spiral Bracelet pattern is one of the quickest, easiest stitches to learn — perfect for the beginner and fun enough for a stitching expert!  Have fun! Required Materials: Size 6 seed beads (core) 10 grams

Posted in Bead World, beginner, bracelet, crystal, design, DIY, DNA, easy, free, how to, jewelry, make, needle, seed bead, sew, spiral, stitch, swarovski, thread

Christmas Present Earrings

Christmas Present Earrings   Continuing our theme of Christmas in July, today’s tutorial is one of our most popular and long standing Christmas patterns!  After all, who doesn’t love a stack of Swarovski crystal gifts topped with a bow?!  

Posted in Bead World, bow, buy, Christmas, crystal, DIY, earring, free, gold, holiday, how to, instructions, jewelry, kit, order, swarovski, TierraCast, tutorial

New Seed Bead Class Series

New Seed Bead Class Series Our seed beading clients have been asking (begging, even!) for more seed bead classes.  Never say Bead World doesn’t give you what you ask for!  Here’s a fun new series guaranteed to keep you entertained

Posted in Bead World, bracelet, class, crystal, Czech glass, make, new, Pamela Howard, Phoenix, scottsdalem jewelry, seed bead, star flower, stitch, weaving

Three Strand Wire Crochet Necklace Tutorial

Three Strand Wire Crochet Necklace   This classic wire crochet necklace is easy to learn, quick to create and is easily customizable!  You can make all the strands the same length for a full, flirty look or graduate the strands

Posted in Bead World, chain, crochet, crystal, DIY tutorial, easy, freshwater, how to, jewelry, Karen Thompson, Lezli Goodwin, make, necklace, pearl, statement necklace, swarovski, wire

Leather Tennis Bracelet Tutorial

Leather Tennis Bracelet Easy Tutorial featuring the Spanish Knot If You are new to the Spanish Knot and would like a more in-depth tutorial, click HERE!  Required Supplies: 1.5mm leather (5 feet)           4mm rhinestone chain (6 ½ inches) Rhinestone chain

Posted in bead store, Bead World, bling, bracelet, Chan Luu, crystal, cup chain, how to, instructions, leather, Lezli Goodwin, Phoenix, rhinestone, Scottsdale, snake weave, Spanish knot, tennis, tutorial

Basic Wire Wrapped Earrings: A Simple Tutorial

Basic Wire Wrapped Earrings: A Simple Tutorial You will need: 10mm Swarovksi bicone crystals (2) 1.5 inch piece sterling silver chain (2) 24 gauge sterling silver head pins (2) 3mm sterling silver beads (4) Sterling silver ear wires (2) Round

Posted in Arizona, Bead World, buy, craft, crystal, design, earring, how to, jewelry, kit, Lezli Goodwin, make, pearl, Phoenix, Scottsdale, silver, swarovski, tutorial, wire, wrap

Bead Challenge Winners for November 2012

It’s been another amazing Bead Challenge at Bead World!  You just would not believe the quality of the entries this time around.  Our community is overflowing with talent!  We know how much you guys love to see inspiring design, so

Posted in bead, Bead World, challenge, crystal, DeLynn Hendrickson, design, gem, Jen Eng, Jennifer Eng, jewelry, Lezli Goodwin, Lori Barker, necklace, Phoenix, Scottsdale, swarovski, wire, Yolanda Nussdorfer

Crosses are Back!

The word is out — Crosses are back in fashion in a big way!  We picked up a variety of crosses at the Tucson show for your beading pleasure, from the traditional sterling silver charms and pendants all the way

Posted in 2012, Bead World, cross, crystal, fashion, Lezli Goodwin, trendy

Christmas Kits are Back!

It’s that time of year again!  Christmas kits are available at your local Bead World this holiday season!  We try to make your holiday gift giving easy, with thirteen adorable and exclusive kits.  Each kit includes everything you need to

Posted in bead, Bead World, Christmas, crystal, design, holiday, jewelry, kit, make

Our Crystal Link Necklace Kit

One of the most fun things about working for a bead store is the opportunity to design beading kits.  After all, sometimes clients just want to grab a quick project that they know will turn out beautifully!  As professional beaders

Posted in bead, Bead World, crystal, hammered, jewelry, jump ring, kit, quartz, sterling silver, TierraCast