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Tucson Trends (Part 1)

Tucson Trends!! (Part 1) Okay, folks!  We’re back from the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.  (In case you live under a rock, this is the biggest gem and mineral show on planet Earth.  There may be bigger ones on other

Posted in bead, Bead World, cool, cube, design, druzy, fashion, gem show, idea, jewelry, Metal, moonstone, style, tourmaline, trend, Tucson Tagged with: , ,

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

Steal My Heart Earrings

 STEAL MY HEART EARRINGS It’s the new year, and it’s time to start thinking about hearts.  Yes, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner… But I’m not ready for pink and red ooey-gooey hearts just yet.  I’m thinking more of

Posted in basic, Bead World, DIY, earring, easy, fast, heart, how to, jewelry, Lezli Goodwin, make, swarovski, teal, tutorial, Valentine, wire wrap

Bead World’s Trend Watch 2014

              Trend Watch 2014        Color of the Year     Jewelry Trends | Infographics

Posted in 2014, Bead World, cool, fashion, jewelry, layered, Lezli Goodwin, make, messages, new, radiant orchid, spring, summer, trend, wardrobe

Colors for Spring/Summer 2014

The good folks over at Pantone have, once again, let us know the Color of the Year for 2014!  This year, we will all be wearing Radiant Orchid, a bright lavender that goes very well with pinks and purples as

Posted in 2014, Bead World, colors, fashion, jewelry, Lezli Goodwin, pantone spring, radiant orchid, style, summer, trend

Jewelry Trends, Part 2

Fall 2013/Winter 2014 Jewelry Trends(Part 2 of 2) Last week, we covered winter white, animal themed jewelry and the long awaited and highly celebrated return of chandelier earrings.  If you missed it and want to catch up,  click here.Here is

Posted in 2013, 2014, accessories, Bead World, fall, jewelry, layered, Lezli Goodwin, mixed metal, style, trend, winter

Fall 2013/ Winter 2014 Jewelry Trends, Part 1

Fall is finally here, and with the crisp weather comes a shift in wardrobe.  I don’t know about you, but I’ve been dreaming about tall boots and knitted ponchos for awhile now.  Of course, as a jewelry person, I’m always

Posted in 2013, 2014, accessory, animal, autumn, Bead World, chandelier, contemporary, earring, fall, jewelry, Lezli Goodwin, owl, red carpet, runway, style, trend, white, winter, winter white

Halloween Charms and Ideas

Halloween is almost here and we can feel the spooky vibes decending on Bead World as we speak!  Skulls and bats, witches and cats, ghoulies of all shapes and sizes are flying out the door to be turned into haunted

Posted in bat, Bead World, charm, design, DIY, earring, ghost, halloween, jewelry, Karen Thompson, Lezli Goodwin, make, TierraCast, witch, zombie

Shelley’s Special Something

Shelley’s Special Something I hear it a lot… “I’m just not creative,” they say.  “I just don’t know what to do if I don’t have a pattern.  And I REALLY don’t know what to do with irregular stones.”  Rough cut gemstones

Posted in bead, bead shop, bead store, Bead World, color, creative, design, gem, gemstone, idea, iolite, jewelry, Lezli Goodwin, Phoenix, real jewelry, rutilated quartz, Scottsdale, Shelley Ilene, unusual

Beaded Leather Braided Bracelet: Easy Tutorial for a Three Wrap Bracelet

Beaded Leather Braided Bracelet: Make this quick and easy three-wrap leather bracelet using our Bead World kit ( to order) or your own materials! You will need: ·         1.5mm leather (7 feet)                       ·         Freshwater pearls (16 inch strand) ·         TierraCast

Posted in bead shop, bead store, Bead World, bracelet, braid, buy, craft, DIY, easy, free, how to, jewelry, Karen Thompson, kit, leather, Lezli Goodwin, online, pearl, trendy, tutorial