9 Easy Mistakes To Avoid When Making Handmade Jewelry

9 Easy Mistakes To Avoid When Making Handmade Jewelry

You should be making gallery quality jewelry. What is holding you back? We are looking at nine things that will help make you a better beader. Learn how to make a secure necklace that will never break. Learn how to enhance your designs with color and components. Learn the difference between generic beading products and professional jewelry making supplies. We have a jewelry demon…
10 Things We Wish We Knew When We First Started Jewelry Making

10 Things We Wish We Knew When We First Started Jewelry Making

Getting started on a new hobby or craft can be as frustrating as it can be rewarding. There is so much to learn. You need to find your footing before you can move forward. Today, we are looking at some helpful hints. We have basic information for you so you can avoid traps later. We have common sense answers to questions you did not know you had. You are going to learn how to cut your beading w…
Making The Best Wrapped Loop Ever

Making The Best Wrapped Loop Ever

An Obsessive's Guide to the Wrapped Loop! A well-made wrapped loop is one of the most useful and common ways to make connections in jewelry work. Indeed, you will find at least one basic tutorial in almost every bead website, magazine, and book. It would seem then, given the abundance of instructions and simplicity of design, that every wrapped loop would be done with perfection, yet this is n…