How to Make a Simple DIY Charm Bracelet with Chain

How to Make a Simple DIY Charm Bracelet with Chain

Charm bracelets are always in style! This type of charm bracelet is perfect for beginner jewelry makers. The only thing you need to know is how to do is open and close a jump ring with chain nose pliers and cut chain. How to Make a Simple DIY Charm Bracelet with ChainThis week on Free Spirit Beading with Kristen Fagan, I make a simple charm bracelet with some leftover chain, connectors,…
Chainmail Tutorial: European 4 in 1 Weave Pattern

Chainmail Tutorial: European 4 in 1 Weave Pattern

European 4 in 1 Weave Pattern For Chainmail Learn how to make the European 4 in 1 weave pattern for Chainmail in this step by step tutorial. Watch James Browning, Soft Flex Company's resident Craft Wire expert, use Craft Wire to make chain mail. Supplies: 18ga Soft Flex Craft Wire 18ga Soft Flex Craft Wire - Silver Plated 1/4" Round Wood Dowel Italian Ultra Flush Cutter…
How to Make Simple Dangle Earrings with Beads, Soft Flex and Jump Rings

How to Make Simple Dangle Earrings with Beads, Soft Flex and Jump Rings

Happy New Year! Kristen returned for her first video of the New Year this week. It's a simple dangle earring design that uses a closed jump ring as a design component paired with beads from our newest limited supply bead mix, Snow Queen. We introduce a new bead mix each month and this design can be easily modified to be used with any of our exclusive bead mixes! Free Spirit Bea…
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…
Free Spirit Beading: Jump Rings As A Design Component

Free Spirit Beading: Jump Rings As A Design Component

Grab a cuppa and settle in. Kristen broadcast her latest episode of  Free Spirit Beading on a rainy Monday morning. Nothing better than making jewelry in a cozy place while rain tick tacks on the window panes. Kristen realized she had an abundance of  jump rings and wanted to incorporate them into her next jewelry design. During this episode, she makes a couple of necklaces w…