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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Secrets to Cutting Memory Wire
Memory wire is a favorite jewelry wire for quick bead stringing projects, but you need a special tool to cut the stainless steel so your wire (and pliers!) aren't damaged.
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Play with the natural pattern of gemstones in this sleek and modern jewelry set. The uniform shape keeps things consistent while vivid colors bring the piece alive.
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This bracelet offers breathtaking sparkle in a simple, easy-to-create design. Bright gold elements paired with pink cord give a modern take on a classic color scheme.
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How to Use a Bead Board
Make your designing life easier with bead boards. Learn the bead board types and how these tools are advantageous to the beginner as well as the high-producing professional.
Look! Beaded Eyeglass Holders
Eyeglass holders can be both fun and functional. Add some beads and they can become a fashion statement. Read this article for ideas on beaded eyeglass holders.
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What type of string or cord should I use for glass beads? I have glass bunnies and other beads but don't know how to get started for a bracelet or necklace. Help!!
Accu-Flex® beading wire is one of the strongest and most flexible materials to use for stringing glass beads. The rough holes of glass beads won't...
When working on a multiple strand necklace, what advice do you give as far as handling the ends while you're beading? I've tried it and sometimes drop a line and my beads go everywhere!
Hemostats to the rescue!This handy tool isn't just for surgeons anymore--jewelry makers find them infinitely helpful to hold threads and beads in...