TGBE Trendsetter - DIY Jewelry Making Ideas Using Metal Components

TGBE Trendsetter - DIY Jewelry Making Ideas Using Metal Components

Metal components can be easy to overlook when making a bracelet or a beautiful necklace. Sometimes we get so focused on the beads and shaping our patterns and colors in pleasing designs that we finish our jewelry with a basic cone or clasp. Today, we are going to look at ways to make your next jewelry piece a masterpiece. Use metal components with character and artisan style. These findings don't…
Free Beading Project Ideas: 4 DIY Elegant Drop Earrings

Free Beading Project Ideas: 4 DIY Elegant Drop Earrings

Free Beading Project Ideas: 4 DIY Elegant Drop Earrings Double Drop Earrings Designer Shelley Richey Skill Level Beginner Materials 925 Sterling Silver Plated Soft Flex Extreme Beading Wire, .019 diameter - 20" Sterling Silver Leverback Ear Wires - 1 pair 2x2mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tubes - 2 pcs 3mm Sterling Silver Crimp Covers -…
Live Beading Party! Meet TierraCast's Jewelry Designer Tracy Proctor

Live Beading Party! Meet TierraCast's Jewelry Designer Tracy Proctor

We love a party! We hope you caught our latest  beading blast. If you missed out, you can catch up today. We joined TierraCast's jewelry designer, Tracy Proctor, and discussed all things jewelry. Tracy was schooled in fine arts and graphic design. All journeys take unexpected turns and she ended up at TierraCast. She was hired in the Order Fulfillment Department. Over time, her…
How To String Beaded Jewelry When Your Beads Have Big Holes

How To String Beaded Jewelry When Your Beads Have Big Holes

A  beading wire that fills a bead hole will give the bead stability and aesthetic value. An unstable bead will wobble on its wire whenever the wearer of the bead moves. When the bead is quiet, it will sit at an odd and unattractive angle. How To String Beaded Jewelry When Your Beads Have Big Holes It would seem like a simple task to fill a bead hole with wire, but…
Free Beading Project Idea: Turquoise And Silver Necklace

Free Beading Project Idea: Turquoise And Silver Necklace

Turquoise And Silver Necklace Turquoise and Silver Necklace Designer Jessica L. Rosenfeld Materials Satin Silver Soft Flex Wire, .024 diameter - 23" 6mm Faceted Blue Howlite Round Bead - 24 pcs Dyed Blue Howlite Nugget Bead - 12 pcs 11mm Sterling Silver Smooth Barrel Bead - 11 pcs 2x3mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tube - 2 pcs 1 Strand Clasp…
Free Beading Project Idea: Fire Surfer Necklace

Free Beading Project Idea: Fire Surfer Necklace

Fire Surfer Necklace Fire Surfer Necklace Designer Damien Shay Materials Satin Silver Soft Flex Wire, .024 Diameter - 20" 14x10mm Fire Agate Barrel Bead - 22 pcs 6mm Red Tiger Eye Bead from  ArtBeads - 23 pcs 3mm Sterling Silver Round Bead - 2 pcs 2x2mm Crimp Tube - 2 pcs 1 Strand Clasp - 1 set Tools Regula…