Category: beading

We’ve launched a new collection of kits at Bead World this month, and wowee is it gorgeous!  Now, I realize that (as the person who oversees the design and creation of these masterpieces) there’s a chance that I may be

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

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

Every year there is hot new jewelry trend that sets our stores on fire.  This year, beyond  shadow of a doubt, it’s the leather wrap bracelet!  Our leather wrap classes are filling up like crazy.  We’re constantly selling out of

Enter Our Summer Beading Contest! We’re daydreaming about sparkling snowflakes and frosty fun. Our client contest invites you guys to daydream, too! Make a beaded piece, anything at all, inspired by our theme “Christmas in July.” Submit all entry materials

I’m on a roll with the new classes!  This month, we’re debuting two new classes, Double Sidewinder and Kumihimo, in our Bead World stores.  It’s really exciting to be able to bring these cool new classes to the masses.  Plus,

I am a crafter, not a tech person.  (Anyone who knows me well knows that I am NOT being modest here.)  That being said, in the interst of promoting our stores, communicating with our clients and sharing fun beading ideas,

Put the Pretties Front and Center! There are few things I love in this world more than a beautiful, substantial toggle, but I hate wasting all of that silvery goodness at the back of my neck.  No matter how much

Fringy, swingy leaf chains have been all the rage lately, and I can’t get enough.  Sweet tiny leaf charms are incorporated right into the chain, giving an “I worked sooooo hard” look simply and easily.  Bead World currently offers this chain

I’m pretty picky when it comes to choosing findings for my beaded treasures.  I like my pieces to be modern, clean lined and very, very solidly built.  Wimpy, wiggly ear wires simply will not do!  That said, this 40mm sterling