Category: chain

3 in 3 Chain Maille Bracelet

3 in 3 Chain Maille Bracelet  The 3 in 3 chain maille pattern is one of the quickest, easiest chain maille patterns to master and it makes a substantial, attractive bracelet.  Try it as a dangle earring or a necklace

Roller Coaster Bracelet Tutorial

Roller Coaster Bracelet Required for this Project: 5mm brass rollo chain (three pieces, each 7 inches long) 2mm leather (6 feet) Brass nugget with 2mm hole (2) Cutters for leather String the leather through the first link on all three

Summer 2014 Jewelry Trends

Summer 2014 Jewelry Trends Every summer is different, with exciting new ideas rising to the surface.  After all, it’s time for summer fun!  As the clothing gets smaller in the Arizona heat, jewelry becomes more important in making a look

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

Three Strand Wire Crochet Necklace Tutorial

Three Strand Wire Crochet Necklace   This classic wire crochet necklace is easy to learn, quick to create and is easily customizable!  You can make all the strands the same length for a full, flirty look or graduate the strands

Fire is Fun!

This weekend, we had a “Train the Trainer” class at Bead World.  What was I thinking, giving a group of crazy jewelry instructors torches and letting them loose in my store?!  Remarkably, though there was much teasing and trash talk,

Loving the Leaf Chains!

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