Bead Stringing Resources

An ancient technique with modern applications

Stringing beads is one of the foundational skills of jewelry making and it can open up a myriad of design possibilities. Master this versatile and ever-popular technique with our abundant bead stringing resources. Happy Beading!

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How to Make a Right Angle Weave

A versatile stitch for jewelry-makers, the right-angle weave technique can be used with seed beads, Swarovski crystals and more. Learn the professional stitch in less than 3 minutes.

How to use the Speedy Stringer™

String beads quickly and efficiently using the Speedy Stringer. Pour beads into the bowl, then spin them onto wire or thread. They will be strung quickly, leaving you with more time for crocheting, knitting, loom weaving and other designing!

How to make a Tubular Peyote Stitch

Tubular peyote is a wonderful jewelry-making stitch. Once you learn this technique, you won't want to stop! Tammy Honaman, shows you how.

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Making Sense of Seed Beads

Delica beads have long been the most popular seed beads for bead-weaving because of their precise size, shape, and consistent hole size.

Seed Beads 101 - A Jewelry-Maker's Guide to Seed Beads

A Jewelry-Maker's Guide to Seed Beads gives you the valuable knowledge you need to buy the right seed beads and design with confidence. Find information on seed bead sizing, finishes, shapes and more, all in one place, including FREE printable seed...

Jewelry Designers' Favorite Seed Beads

Fire Mountain Gems and Beads resident designer-artists have extensive experience creating beautiful jewelry designs using seed beads. They describe their favorite seed beads, how they use them and why

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