Inside The Beautiful Art And History Of Beaded Jewelry

Inside The Beautiful Art And History Of Beaded Jewelry

Do you love beaded jewelry as much as we do? We love stringing beads. So many colors. So many shapes and textures. Beaded jewelry enriches us in ways beyond the aesthetic beauty. Beaded jewelry has been part of the human experience for thousands of years. Beads have denoted social status. Beads have been used as currency. Beads are transcendent and show us beauty. Let's…
Recycled Jewelry Art

Recycled Jewelry Art

Charlene Gary is a fantastic crafty person. She is versed in all things arts and crafts. From metal work and jewelry design to sewing, crocheting, and knitting - she is always exploring and always creating. She is fond of repurposing and reusing found treasures. In this quick article, she describes the ways she finds beads in unexpected places. She turns washers and rubber plug…
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…
Watch Soft Flex Company Videos on YouTube

Watch Soft Flex Company Videos on YouTube

Did you know Soft Flex Company has a YouTube video channel? We have been working on a video library that showcases our love for our favorite craft. When Soft Flex was first conceived, owners Scott Clark and Mike Sherman wanted to create a company that was focused on  education and community. They wanted to sell the  tools that a professional designer would use t…