Year: 2012

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

Festive Christmas Spider Tutorial!

Festive Christmas Spider Tutorial Perhaps you’ve heard the Ukrainian folk tale about the Christmas Spider? It’s a favorite around here, and we just love making spider ornaments for our Christmas trees. Following the popularity of our recent Halloween Spider, we thought

Shop Small on Small Business Saturday!

    Support your favorite small business!  This November 24th is Small Business Saturday┬«, a day to celebrate and support the local small businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods across the country.   Bead World is proud to

“Icy Christmas Spider” Beading Tutorial

Icy Christmas Spider Tutorial Perhaps you’ve heard the Ukrainian folk tale about the Christmas Spider?  It’s a favorite around here, and we just love making spider ornaments for our Christmas trees.  Following the popularity of our recent Halloween Spider, we

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

Beaded Spider Tutorial

Beaded Spider This completely adorable Halloween spider has taken our stores by storm!  Here are some simple instructions to keep you entertained all through the spooky season… Required Supplies  10-12mm round bead (head) 14-16mm round bead (rear end) Size 8

Bead Challenge Staff Winners!

We’ve had so much fun with our first ever Bead Challenge at Bead World!  We’re announcing the winner and runner up in the September e-magazine — Congratulations!  Of course, the staff members wanted to play as well, so we did

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