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!
Using an Intermittent Stringing Technique
Float groups of beads on colorful Accu-Flex® beading wire using crimps.
Using Crimp Covers
See how crimp covers can create a professional and stylish finish to jewelry designs in the featured tutorial by Marlynn.
Secrets to Crimping with Crimp Tubes
Crimp tubes with loops are useful findings for adding clasps directly to the end of your strung design. Follow along with Tammy Honaman to see how easy it is to secure a crimp with chain-nose pliers.
Double-Strand Necklace with Swarovski Crystal and Black Onyx Gemstone Beads
Designer: Gulten Dye Women Who Are Accomplished Beyond the Shadow of a Doubt
Double-Strand Necklace and Bracelet Set with Czech Pressed Glass Beads, Hemalyke™ Focal and Gold-Plated Brass Beads
Designer: Gulten Dye Luck Be a Lady
Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Czech Painted Fire-Polished Glass Beads, Rubber-Coated Glass Beads and Gunmetal-Plated Brass Beads
Designer: Esther, Lead Jewelry Designer, Marketing Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® Hello Neon Green
Thread, Cord and Wire Information
There are a lot of stringing materials out there. How do you know which beading thread, cord or wire to use for your jewelry-making projects? Learn what the best stringing supplies are made with and their intended uses to help ensure you're getting...
Stringing and Jewelry-Making Fundamentals
At one end of a length of Accu-Flex beading wire (cut to the proper length for your design) thread on a crimp bead (or crimp tube) then thread the wire through one side of an Accu-Guard wire protector. Continue passing the wire over the curve of the...
Add a Little Something Extra to Jewelry Lines
Add the finishing touch to jewelry designs with fun, easy and professional-looking embellishments. Whether you're going for sophisticated fashion or casual looks, these style elements are handy ways to give a polished look to necklaces and bracelets...