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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Bead Stopper™, How-To
Keep beads from falling off the ends of your projects-in-progress with Bead Stoppers. Katie Hacker takes you through the steps of using these versatile tools in this video.
Using Crimp Tubes with Accu-Flex® Beading Wire
Tammy shows how to string a jewelry design onto Accu-Flex beading wire and secure it to the clasp or other finding using a crimp tube.
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The Beadmakers' Handbook
The first openly available resource for the beader and jewelry maker, the Beadmakers' Handbook includes
Hypoallergenic Jewelry-Making Components
There are people who are sensitive to some jewelry-making materials. In fact, many people that have reactions are allergic to the presence of
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I string beaded designs on Accu-Flex® beading wire and finish with crimp beads. Sometimes the crimp beads stand out from the design and I'd like to find a way to hide them so they are more integrated into the overall look of the finished piece. What...
I use Hill Tribes fine silver tube beads to cover crimp beads. are made from a sheet of silver that is wrapped into a tube shape but not soldered...
Is there one book that would be the best primer for getting started jewelry making?
There's a book on every facet of jewelry-making, and it all depends on where you want to focus. We've listed some of our customers' favorites below....