Free Beading Project Idea: Garnet And Glitz Necklace

Happy New Year everybody! Wow. Is it really 2019 already? We hope everybody had a wonderful holiday season. We hope everybody was visited by a very generous Santa. We hope you got everything you wished for and more.If you got some goodies added to your jewelry making kit, this is a great time to start making some beading projects. Let’s learn how to make a new necklace! Fo…

History of Beads III: Iron Age To Modern Beaded Jewelry

Beading is an ancient craft. Beaded necklaces and bracelets had crude beginnings. The humble egg and stone beads that graced early man developed into a thriving craft and beading become an artisan occupation. Trade and travel carried beaded treasures across the globe.The desire to adorn and be different was a primal impulse. Beads were a mighty symbol of privilege and…

Free Beading Project Idea: Lemon-Limeade Necklace

Would you like a delicious necklace for the summer? Learn how to bead this beautiful necklace by  Jamie Hogsett. This refreshing lemon lime design is perfect for a hot summer day. The colored  beading wire we feature in this free beading project idea can be altered to fit any mood. This project may be a little daunting for the beginner, but it is a perfect fit for a b…