Everything You Need To Know About Soft Flex And Soft Touch Beading Wire Diameters

Everything You Need To Know About Soft Flex And Soft Touch Beading Wire Diameters

Become a better jewelry designer in minutes! We have a quick and easy guide for you. If you love to make handmade jewelry, we are going to show you how to select the right beading wire for the right job. Learn what diameter to use for the type of stones or beads you are stringing. Learn what brand we suggest when drape is important for your next necklace. We will show you what diameter w…
Spotlight On Our VIB Jewelry Making Community: Designer Robin Wilke

Spotlight On Our VIB Jewelry Making Community: Designer Robin Wilke

Our VIB jewelry making community is full of creative crafters and uncommon artists. Talented jewelry designers from all over the world post their creations daily. It is an exciting hub of inspirational media and educational messages. Today, we are putting the spotlight on one designer, Robin Wilke. Robin is a talented artist that is always willing to embark on a challenge. Each month, s…
Weekly Video Recap: Jewelry Making Kit Unboxing, Wire Wrapped Rings, Handcrafted Bracelets And Earrings

Weekly Video Recap: Jewelry Making Kit Unboxing, Wire Wrapped Rings, Handcrafted Bracelets And Earrings

What a wonderful week it was! We celebrated Kit Day on Wednesday - our favorite company holiday! We learned how to make wire wrapped rings. Sara uploaded some fun Instagram Reels showing how to make earrings with Soft Flex wire. We watched Joyce from Just Bead It, she had a fantastic bracelet tutorial. This week was jam packed with free online jewelry courses. If you would l…
Pantone Color Of The Year 2021: Making Jewelry With Ultimate Gray And Illuminating Yellow

Pantone Color Of The Year 2021: Making Jewelry With Ultimate Gray And Illuminating Yellow

Pantone's Color of the Year is here! This time, we get two colors that pair well together - Ultimate Gray and Illuminating (yellow). This is not the first time Pantone has chosen two colors to represent the mood. 2016 was Serenity and Rose Quartz. But this pairing certainly is curious. The stark conformity of solemn gray is accented by the lively and jubilant yellow. It is truly a window into o…
Top 10 Kumihimo Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel

Top 10 Kumihimo Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel

Top 10 Kumihimo Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel Kumihimo means 'gathered threads' in Japanese. It is a form of braiding. Kumihimo braids can be used to create decorative lace, cords, jewelry or clothing accessories. Historically, Kumihimo braids have been used in Samurai armor and weaponry. The braids were used as a functional knit for their armor pieces. Decorativ…
Free Beading Project Idea: Brilliant Choker

Free Beading Project Idea: Brilliant Choker

Brilliant Choker Designer Sara Oehler Skill Level Intermediate Materials Soft Flex Beading Wire, .019 diameter - 24" Soft Touch Beading Wire, .010 diameter - 45" 22 gauge Soft Flex Craft Wire - 1 spool 2x2mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tubes - 2 pcs Clasp - 1 set 4mm Fire Polished Beads - 116 pcs Tools Magical Crimping Pliers Cutters Split Ring P…