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Find free seed bead patterns and instructions, as well as hundreds of design inspirations and tutorials. From peyote stitch to loom work to brick stitch and beyond, we are here to help.
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.
Single-Strand Bracelet with Porcelain Bead, Amethyst Gemstone Beads and Seed Beads
Designer: Tammy Honaman, Author, Jewelry-Making Expert and Educator, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® Spiral Rope
Single-Strand Bracelet with Dyna-Mites™ Seed Beads
Designer: Marlynn McNutt, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® Celebratory Times
Bracelet with Delica® Seed Beads
Designer: Philip and Cathryn Lefort 2Pac Remembered
Seed Beads 101 - A Jewelry-Maker's Guide to 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.
Organize Your Seed Beads
There are three elements to keep in mind when you're assigning storage units for your seed beads.
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