5 Techniques Every Beader Should Know

5 Techniques Every Beader Should Know

Would you like to become a better beader?  Making jewelry is an easy craft to pick up, but if you want to master your skills, you need to expand your technical knowledge. Today, we have collected five techniques we think are essential for becoming a better bead stringer. We will teach you how to crimp. How to open a jump ring. How to make handcrafted ear wires and more. If you…
Free Beading Project Idea: Circles Of Love Choker

Free Beading Project Idea: Circles Of Love Choker

Circles Of Love Choker Designer Jamie Hogsett Skill Level Beginner Materials Trios Mystical Beading Wire Pack (Spinel,Pink Tourmaline, Amethyst) Trios Romance Beading Wire Pack (Quartz, Rhodochrosite, Garnet) 18K Gold Plated Toggle Clasp with Clear Austrian Crystal - 1 set 2x2mm Gold Filled Crimp Tubes - 12 pcs 4.5mm Gold Filled Open Jump Rings…
Soft Flex Wire Knitted Bracelet and Earrings for Valentine’s Day

Soft Flex Wire Knitted Bracelet and Earrings for Valentine’s Day

On this week's episode of Free Spirit Beading, knit happens again! Learn how to create a red knitted wire bracelet with Soft Flex Beading Wire on a knitting spool and then make matching earrings for Valentine's Day style. Soft Flex Wire Knitted Charm Bracelet and Earrings for Valentine’s DayLearn how to create a knitted bracelet with the cutest little sterling silver and jet black crystal hea…
Everything You Need To Know About Jewelry Making Findings And Beading Components

Everything You Need To Know About Jewelry Making Findings And Beading Components

Do you know what the term ' jewelry findings' means? Do you know what are considered findings? Did you know that the terms 'findings' and 'components' can be used interchangeably? Today we have a blog that answers your questions about jewelry findings and components. If you are a beginner beader, this is a great resource for learning the ins-and-outs of the jewelry components needed to f…
Weekly Video Recap: 4 Beading Videos From 4 Unique Jewelry Making Designers

Weekly Video Recap: 4 Beading Videos From 4 Unique Jewelry Making Designers

Wow! We featured some absolutely stunning  jewelry designs this week. Our video recaps are a great way to watch how different designers work. When you have been working with a medium, like  Soft Flex Beading Wire or Soft Flex Craft Wire, for as long as they have, you adopt your own nuances and styles. Watching these videos is a great way to add to your design knowledge.…