Free Beading Project Idea: Fluorite Hoops

Free Beading Project Idea: Fluorite Hoops

Fluorite Hoops Designer Jamie Hogsett Skill Level Beginner Materials Soft Flex Beading Wire in Fluorite color, .019 diameter - 48" 2x2mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tubes - 3 pcs Silver Ear Wires - 1 pair Green size 11° seed beads - 32 pcs Czech Glass Beads - 4 pcs Tools Cutters Crimping Pliers Bead Stoppers Instructions…
Learn How To Use Ammonite Czech Glass Beads In 3 Different Jewelry Designs

Learn How To Use Ammonite Czech Glass Beads In 3 Different Jewelry Designs

Learn How To Use Ammonite Czech Glass Beads In 3 Different Jewelry Designs Kristen Fagan and I had a blast filming a Live Beading Party on Zoom. We streamed it to the Soft Flex Company Facebook page. We had fun hanging out with the amazing and talented Jill Wiseman of  JillWisemanDesigns.com.  Jill is an excellent bead weaving artist, author and teacher. She has an incredibl…
Free Beading Project Idea: Summery Braided Bangles

Free Beading Project Idea: Summery Braided Bangles

Summery Braided Bangles Designer Jamie Hogsett Skill Level Beginner Materials Soft Flex Beading Wire, .019 diameter in Citrine, Purple Amethyst and Pink Tourmaline colors - 36" each 2x2mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tubes - 3 pcs Assorted size 11° and size 8° Seed Beads - 20-30 pcs 6-10mm Czech Glass Beads - 2 pcs Tools Cutters Crimping Pliers Bead Stoppers Inst…
How to Make an Infinity Love Knot Beaded Bracelet

How to Make an Infinity Love Knot Beaded Bracelet

Let’s Bead! This week on Free Spirit Beading with Kristen Fagan, I shared how to make a simple knotted bead bracelet with seed beads and beading wire. Seed beads add a dainty vibe to this simple knotted bead bracelet tutorial. Also known as infinity knot bracelet or love knot bracelet. It works great alone or stacked with other bracelets on the wrist. Join the Fun in our Facebook Gr…
Jewelry Design: Escape The Dark Metallic Iris Trap with Margie Deeb

Jewelry Design: Escape The Dark Metallic Iris Trap with Margie Deeb

Margie Deeb revisits a jewelry making trap. Dark metallic iris beads are pretty amazing. They are full of highlights and colors. They are little rainbow planets with hot spots, oil slicked surfaces, and a base color. But if they are overused, they can be drab and lifeless. They can even seem reptilian and alien. Margie sees them used as a crutch quite often. Beaders will sometimes settle for th…
Jewelry Design: How To Work With Metallic Iris Beads with Margie Deeb

Jewelry Design: How To Work With Metallic Iris Beads with Margie Deeb

Do you work with brilliantly colored beads? Today, we are looking at metallic iris beads. Up close, they are dazzling little gems. Awash in fantastic colors and slick highlights. Each has a hot spot that catches the eye. These beads are very active and visually stimulating. But come away from the close look and the colors start to fade and blend into each other. The grand spectrum o…