Category: Scottsdale

Swarovski Christmas Tree Earring Tutorial

Swarovski Crystal Christmas Tree Earrings!     This Christmas, Bead World has a fabulous classic holiday earring pattern for you — Swarovski Crystal Christmas Trees!  This traditional pattern can be done in a number of ways (try emerald AB for glitz, or

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

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

Tucson Show February 2013

We’re back from our buying trip to the Tucson Gem Show!  We had a great time, and picked up some really fun finds for the Bead World stores.  Every show, people ask me what was special at this particular show. 

How Do I Get My Arizona Resale License?

Here’s a repeat of an oldie but goodie re-posting that will help you figure our how to get your Arizona Transaction Priviledge Tax, which is a prerequisite for wholesale shopping! One of the questions I get most often is, “How

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

Santa Hat Earrings

Santa Hat Earrings  Every Holiday season, we debut a brand new festive jewelry kit.  This year we introduce the “Santa Hat Earring Kit”!  This adorable pair of earrings feature a dangling pom pom at the top of Santa’s iconic

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

Bead Soup!

We’ve been playing a little game called “Bead Soup”!  Based on the book “Bead Soup” by Lori Anderson, beaders all over the country have been having a good ol’ time!  Bead World contributed a collection of beads and findings to

Ornamental Goodness

Bead World client (and good friend) Susan Waters takes “Christmas in July” seriously!  Her gorgeous beaded ornaments expand on our basic patterns and take them to a place filled with elegance and old world charm.  Her work is an inspiration