Weekly Video Recap: Rattan Wicker Jewelry And A Live Beading Party With Joyce From Just Bead It

Weekly Video Recap: Rattan Wicker Jewelry And A Live Beading Party With Joyce From Just Bead It

Have you recovered from the Great Bead Extravaganza? That was such an amazing journey. Whether you marathoned all of the live jewelry making classes or just caught some here and there, it was such an awesome variety of beading techniques and incredible finished jewelry. This week, we moved forward with more beading fun. We made some modern Boho styled jewelry for fall. We held a …
Top 10 Kumihimo Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel

Top 10 Kumihimo Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel

Top 10 Kumihimo Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel Kumihimo means 'gathered threads' in Japanese. It is a form of braiding. Kumihimo braids can be used to create decorative lace, cords, jewelry or clothing accessories. Historically, Kumihimo braids have been used in Samurai armor and weaponry. The braids were used as a functional knit for their armor pieces. Decorativ…
Live Beading Party! Meet Jewelry Designer Nealay Patel

Live Beading Party! Meet Jewelry Designer Nealay Patel

Join our latest beading party! We invited our friend  Nealay Patel. We had a lively discussion and shared jewelry ideas. Nealay is a talented jewelry designer and the owner of SilverSilk and More. Nealay discussed his products and the exciting  jewelry making kits he offers. He created a necklace with one of our design kits and astounded us with his creative take on the penda…
Gold Prices Are Skyrocketing. Champagne Color Beading Wire Is An Affordable Alternative To 24k Gold Wire

Gold Prices Are Skyrocketing. Champagne Color Beading Wire Is An Affordable Alternative To 24k Gold Wire

Have you looked at the gold rate today? Gold prices are soaring. This last year has seen gold pricing rise five hundred dollars an ounce. The highest in a decade, according to  Monex Precious Metals. Gold is the most popular precious metal to invest in. The price is volatile and not reliably constant. While this volatility may be good for risk takers, it does not bode well for makin…
Learn How To Crimp 2 Ways With This Free Jewelry Making Tutorial

Learn How To Crimp 2 Ways With This Free Jewelry Making Tutorial

Learn How To Crimp 2 Ways With This Free Jewelry Making Tutorial Last week, I broke open a bead strand and its matching bead mix to create two fun designs. The first was created during a live video on Facebook. I took 3 matching boho beads and made a beautiful pendant using our Extreme 24k beading wire.  Click here to buy our latest bead mixes and bead strands.  Soft Flex Extr…
Weekly Video Recap: Amazing Themed Jewelry - Purple Polka Dots, Amazon Princess, And Tokyo Nights

Weekly Video Recap: Amazing Themed Jewelry - Purple Polka Dots, Amazon Princess, And Tokyo Nights

Happy Friday, beautiful beaders! Did you join us for our live videos this week? If not, this is an easy way to catch up and binge watch. We love to explore jewelry making and share techniques and tips. We think it is like getting a free online beading class. Check out our week in videos. You are going to have a lot of fun. It is a great way to connect with a beading community, ev…