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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

Christmas Present Earrings

Christmas Present Earrings   Continuing our theme of Christmas in July, today’s tutorial is one of our most popular and long standing Christmas patterns!  After all, who doesn’t love a stack of Swarovski crystal gifts topped with a bow?!  

Simple Leather Lariat Tutorial

Spanish Pavé Lariat Necklace With just 4 feet of leather and three large hole beads you can make an adorable lariat necklace.  Inexpensive, easy and fun!  Enjoy this simple leather lariat tutorial.  If you haven’t worked with the Spanish Knot

Two Hole Pyramid Beads

Have you seen our… Two Hole Pyramid Beads?! We are so excited by these new two hole Czech glass pyramid beads!  Pyramid studs have been all the rage in fashion for the last few seasons, and now we have them

Braided Suede Bracelet (Free Wrapping with Wire)

Braided Suede Bracelet (Free Wrapping with Wire) When working with multiple strands of leather, suede or cord, it’s nice to know this versatile method of adding a closure to your jewelry.  Free wrapping (or tension wrapping, as it is sometimes

Finishing a Leather Bracelet with Crimp Ends

Finishing a Leather Bracelet with Crimp Ends   Leather jewelry is SUCH a hot trend right now.  Thick leather, however, can pose a bit of a challenge — you can’t really knot it, so how do you add a clasp? 

How to Tie a Slide Knot to Make an Adjustable Bracelet

How to Tie a Slide Knot to Make an Adjustable Bracelet One of the most common questions we get at the front counter is, “How do you tie sliding knots to make an adjustable necklace or bracelet?”  This type of

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Making an Artisan Pendant

Making an Artisan Pendant Our artisan pendants are made with domed optical glass that is created to fit into chic custom frames.  This project is quick, fun and easy to customize! Begin with one of our pendant sets, which include

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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