Category: wire wrap

Valentine Heart Bangle

Valentine Heart Bangle Bangle bracelets have been a super fun trend for month, and they show no signs of leaving any time soon.  Here’s a fun handmade bangle variety for the lovers out there!  It’s just in time for Valentine’s

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Swarovski Trapeze Earrings: Easy Tutorial

Swarovski Trapeze Earrings: Easy Tutorial You will need: Swarovski polygons (2) Silver plated bead cap (4) Silver plated chain (8 inches) 24 gauge silver plated wire (6 inches) Sterling silver ear wires (2) Round nose pliers Needle Nose pliers Wire

Braided Suede Bracelet (Free Wrapping with Wire)

Braided Suede Bracelet (Free Wrapping with Wire) When working with multiple strands of leather, suede or cord, it’s nice to know this versatile method of adding a closure to your jewelry.  Free wrapping (or tension wrapping, as it is sometimes

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

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

New Downloadable Projects!

Okay, I’ll admit that I’m a bit odd.  I really enjoy writing jewelry instructions.  I especially enjoy writing jewelry instructions with big color photographs that are clear and easy to follow.  So imagine my excitement every time I get to

Swarovski and Cane Glass Bracelet designed by Judy Corning

With spring and lovely weather filling our thoughts, it’s the perfect time to make a fun new bracelet!  If you can string, crimp and wire wrap (the trifecta of basic beading skills) you can make this colorful bracelet! Swarovski and

How to Make a Rosary

In honor of Easter, we’re posting our Traditional Rosary instructions!  This is a classic Catholic prayer bead pattern that has been popular for hundreds of years.  Every Easter, Catholic beaders make literally millions of rosaries, which are then used in