Jewelry Design: Designing With Color And Texture with Lisa Kan

Today we have an article from Lisa Kan. Lisa is a published author, glass artist, and jewelry designer. She left a career as an engineer to pursue her love of jewelry making and has never looked back. She has some great jewelry design tips and tricks. She has advice on how to choose color, interesting textures, glitz, and how not to overdo a piece. If you do not wa…

Challenge Your Jewelry Making Skills With Our Beading Design Kits

Do you like a challenge? If a jewelry making challenge excites you, you need to check out our beading Design Kits. Our Design Kits are created to be stimulating and thoughtful. We pick a theme and then fill the kit with colors and components that reinforce that theme. Each month is a new and exciting theme. One month, we chose to explore the mysteries of Greece in…

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…

Beads For Jewelry Making | FAQ’s

Are you starting a new career in bead and jewelry design? Or are you just looking to have some fun with arts and crafts? There is no better way to be creative than designing your own jewelry! There are thousands of different types of beads, and all of these are made from different types of materials. They can be found in different sizes and shapes for every taste. We have a guide to jewelry mak…

Soft Flex Is At The To Bead True Blue Show In Tucson

The biggest bead show in the world is right around the corner. Beginning in the middle of January and running throughout February, the city of Tucson, Arizona, turns into one gigantic bead store. Convention centers, sports complexes, and expo buildings are full of gemstones and beads. But that isn’t even enough to contain this collection. Hotels across the city cater to vendors.…

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…