Know Your Beading Wire
Learn to select the perfect beading wire to satisfy your needs. Key factors to consider are flexibility, resistance to kinking, strength and color.
How Many Beads per Strand?
Use this handy chart to determine the number of beads per strand according to bead size and strand length, which can vary from batch to batch.
Independent Lab Report - Comparison Testing on Three Brands of Coated Jewelry Wire
See the results of an independent lab study on Comparison Testing of three types of coated beading wires.
Stringing and Jewelry-Making Fundamentals
Bead stringing is the backbone of many designs; the rest can be done with a few jewelry-making fundamentals. Learn the fundamentals you need to create your own jewelry lines.
The Beadmakers' Handbook
The first openly available resource for the beader and jewelry maker, the Beadmakers' Handbook includes bead-stringing designs and techniques. Download the free PDF and discover where it all began!
Accu-Flex® Professional Quality Beading Wire Review
Read what Paula S. Morgan of about.com has to say about Fire Mountain's Accu-Flex Professional-Quality Beading Wire in her expert review.
Track it with Beads!
Jewelry can be more than just a beautiful accessory. See how to track anything with beaded bracelets such as medication schedules, work deadlines, and military deployments.
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.
The Lariat Tassel: Swarovski Crystal Pearl Rope Necklace with Apatite Chain Tassels and Shoulder-Duster Earring Set
Discover why the lariat necklace is a must-have jewelry staple and get stringing this versatile style that boasts extra fashion mileage due to its versatility.
Garnet Beauty: Necklace and Drop Earring Set Featuring 14Kt Gold-Filled Chain, Hand-Cut Rough Nugget Garnet Beads and 14Kt Gold-Filled Saucer Beads
This garnet gemstone project is a perfect start to building an entire birthstone line or to simply add the beauty of January's birthstone to your jewelry selection.
A Nod to ''Naja'': Necklace and Dangle Earring Set Featuring Riverstone Gemstone Beads, Gunmetal-Plated Brass Bicone Beads and ''Naja'' Drop Pendant
Add to jewelry lines and your own fashion wardrobe for a conversation-starting piece. Before you get designing though, here's a little history lesson on the crescent-shaped naja.
The Many Uses of Accu-Flex®
Discover the versatility of Accu-Flex beading wire with this informative article. Learn about different strand counts, finishing techniques and design ideas.
Easy Peasy Pendant Necklaces
Learn one of the best design secrets in jewelry-making! It's so easy peasy you won't believe ... oops! Almost let the secret out. Better find out for yourself.
Master of Disguise: Top 10 Disguises for Jewelry-Making Mishaps
Oops! Were you almost done designing only to make a blunder so obvious the thought of trying to fix it creates instant regret? Here are speedy ways to salvage your work and make it better than ever.
A Boo-tiful Bracelet: Halloween-Themed Bracelet Featuring Czech Pressed Glass Beads, Dyna-Mites™ Seed Beads and Pumpkin Charm
This Halloween-themed bracelet project is no trick--just a boo-tiful treat with full instructions. The triple-strand design is bold and simple to string for a frighteningly fun presentation.
Jack-o-Lantern Jewelry: Halloween-Themed 27-Inch Tassel Necklace and Earring Set Featuring Carved Magnesite Jack-O-Lantern Beads and Lampworked Glass...
Treat yourself to a fun jewelry project with swingin' satin cord tassels. Don't let the expressive jack-o-lanterns trick you--they only look real.
Celestial Sunshine: Necklace and Hoop Earring Set Featuring Transparent Gold Celestial Crystal® and Mosaic "Turquoise" Beads
Add some beaded sunshine and a warm, cozy style to sweaters and fall/winter looks. String this stunning jewelry project today for jewelry sales and your own fashion wardrobe.
The Wonderful Life of Dione® Jewelry
Making customized and changeable jewelry with large hole beads and charms is fun and easy with the Dione™ system.
Add a Little Something Extra to Jewelry Lines
Looking for new ways to add interesting finishing touches to jewelry designs? Explore two main, handy style tips that give jewelry a polished appearance and a little extra appeal.
Memories Out of Memory Wire
In this touching account, designer Kristal Wick explains how she used memory wire to create a wearable memorial. She wanted to share her experience and how to make these sentimental bracelets with you.