Category: BeadWorld

Fall/Winter 2015 Pantone Trend Colors

Fall/Winter 2015 Pantone Trend Colors Fall/Winter 2015 is looking rich, rich, rich! As this awesome graphic shows, saturated jewel tones are back in a big way. The weather may cool this year, but the colors are going to stay hot!

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Bead World Humor

Bead World Humor As summer sets in, we thought y’all could use another dose of bead humor from your favorite bead store! (If you have any ideas for future funnies, let us know!)

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Free Beading Patterns!

Free Beading Patterns! The coolest thing has been happening in the bead world.  A whole new style of multi-hole beads has taken the design world by storm!  Beaders are so excited about these new products, which open up amazing constructions

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Cha Cha Chain Maille Bracelet Tutorial

Cha Cha Chain Maille Bracelet Required Supplies: Borosilicate glass drop beads (25-30) 9mm 16 gauge sterling silver jump rings (28-33) Trigger clasp (1) Flat nose pliers (2 pairs) Grasp each side of a jump ring with flat nose pliers, aligning

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Tucson Trends Part Two

Tucson Trends: Part Two (The Best of the Stuff We Brought Back for You!) We have such a great time shopping for you guys at the big gem shows.  This time, we brought back beautiful gem strands, fabulous findings and

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The Gems of Love

As we head into Valentine’s Day, I thought it would be fun to talk about the gems of love — gemstones that have been used in various cultures to attract, strengthen and maintain love.  The metaphysical properties of each of

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New Herringbone Bracelet Variations

We’ve been on a bit of a Herringbone bender here at Bead World.  It all started with our brand new class, the Tapestry Herringbone Bracelet Class.  This intermediate level seed bead class launched at the beginning of the year, and

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Congratulations to the Beading Contest Winners!

Behold, the winner of our first ever beading contest at Bead World!  Karen Kissel of Glendale submitted this adorable earring and bracelet set which fit our theme Summer Love perfectly.  Every element of this bracelet is created by hand, from the torch