Jewelry Design: Discovering The Treasure In Failure With Margie Deeb

Today we are going to talk about a naughty word – destruction. Destruction is failure, carnage, and loss. It isn't a pleasant word. So why are we going to talk about it? Destruction is important. Destruction is the end of one process. But – it is the sister of creation. We must destroy so that we can create. We must destroy a hank of beads to create a necklace. We must destroy the…

Weekly Video Recap: Show Demonstrations, Illusion Jewelry, Wire Wrapping And Magical Crimping

This week has been absolutely packed with jewelry making tips and demos. Have you kept up? If not, we have a little bit of everything in this blog. We are in Tucson and doing daily demos. James Browning shows us how he uses  Soft Flex Craft Wire to create beautiful designs and Kristen Fagan gives a demonstration with the Magical Crimping Pliers. Sara Oehler showed us how to…

3 Reasons Why Beading Is My Passion Hobby

Sara wanted to talk about how much beading and jewelry making has meant to her. She has discussed it in videos but wanted to explore it on a blog. She found beads as a young teenager. It became a part of her. I met Sara when she was around 18. I watched as her creative fire took hold. She joined Soft Flex Company shortly after I met her. It has been fun seeing her craft…