Category: design

Bead Filled Frame Earrings Tutorial

Bead Filled Frame Earrings Tutorial These sweet stunners are lightweight and elegant — perfect for the balmy nights of summer!  As a bonus, they are super lightweight and easy to wear.  Plus they work up quickly and are fairly easy

Tagged with: , , , ,

Top Jewelry Trends of 2016

Top Jewelry Trends of 2016 Happy New Year, y’all!  As we usher in 2016, let’s look at the hottest trends in happening in jewelry right now.  It’s an exciting time to love jewelry, as dramatic statement pieces are everywhere.  This

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

Brand New Chain!

Brand New Chain! At Bead World, we are continually working to bring you the very best in beading materials and supplies.  This week, let’s talk about the dozens of spools of brand new footage chain in our stores! From chunky

Tagged with: , , , , ,

Sapphire

Sapphire A giant sapphire was once thought to surround the earth, making up the sky with its rich blue light. One of the most highly prized gems over the millennia, various cultures have ascribed many traits and powers to sapphires:

Tagged with: , , ,

DNA Spiral Bracelet

DNA Spiral Bracelet Our DNA Spiral Bracelet pattern is one of the quickest, easiest stitches to learn — perfect for the beginner and fun enough for a stitching expert!  Have fun! Required Materials: Size 6 seed beads (core) 10 grams

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

DIY Adjustable Bangle Bracelet with Charms

DIY Adjustable Bangle Bracelet with Charms (similar to Alex and Ani bracelets) These adjustable bracelets are stackable, and they are designed to be collected and worn together.  Have fun creating your own designs! You will need: 16 gauge wire (11-12

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

Tree of Life Bracelet Tutorial

Tree of Life Bracelet This fun seed bead and waxed linen bracelet is super easy and highly customizable.  Choose your favorite colors to make it your own!  Consider adding charms or crystals if you want added bling.  It’s the perfect

Falling Leaves Bracelet Tutorial

Falling Leaves Bracelet Tutorial Required Materials: 4mm round blue fire agate (16 inches)  2mm square nuggets (140)  3mm faceted nuggets (40) 4mm faceted nuggets (16)  3mm round hematite (35)  4mm matte plated hematite (16) 16 silver plated leaves (1 inch