Make Your Own Silver and Gold Jewelry Sets for a Sparkling New Year

Make Your Own Silver and Gold Jewelry Sets for a Sparkling New Year

Two DIY Necklaces Using Silver & Gold Beads, Onyx & Murano GlassIn this episode of Free Spirit Beading with Kristen Fagan, I share two silver & gold necklace ideas to start the New Year in sparkles! Learn to string a beaded necklace with Soft Flex beading wire and securely crimp it closed with high quality Soft Flex crimp tubes and crimping pliers. Then, I followe…
3 Ideas For Handmade Holiday Gifts Using Gemstone Beads To Make Jewelry - Perfect For The Essential Worker In Your Life

3 Ideas For Handmade Holiday Gifts Using Gemstone Beads To Make Jewelry - Perfect For The Essential Worker In Your Life

3 Ideas For Handmade Holiday Gifts Using Gemstone Beads To Make Jewelry - Perfect For The Essential Worker In Your Life I love to make gifts. I was the kid that sewed a small stocking for every member in my extended family (which you realize is a lot when your Mother has 9 brothers and sisters and you have 18 first cousins). I was the teenager that would macramé bracelets in colorful thre…
Weekly Video Recap: 'Tis The Season For Christmas Crafts And Holiday Jewelry

Weekly Video Recap: 'Tis The Season For Christmas Crafts And Holiday Jewelry

Ho! Ho! Ho! The holidays are here! We have some great jewelry making videos for you this week. We had a holiday party with friends and traded beading kits. We have instructive videos on how to make necklaces and earrings with beading wire. We made a Christmas angel that can be used as a suncatcher or ornament. Adorn your holiday house with beads! Kristen started the week off with…
Weekly Video Recap: Give The Gift Of Handmade Jewelry - Here Are 4 Unique Design Ideas

Weekly Video Recap: Give The Gift Of Handmade Jewelry - Here Are 4 Unique Design Ideas

Why settle with store bought jewelry when you can make your own? Give the give of handcrafted necklaces this year.  Handmade crafts and jewelry are created with love and make for instantly memorable moments. Money cannot buy the care and compassion DIY jewelry exudes. We have three timeless designs in this recap (and a teaser for a fourth). These instructive videos are great for beg…
Two Fall Beaded Necklace Tutorials using Rattan Wicker Shapes

Two Fall Beaded Necklace Tutorials using Rattan Wicker Shapes

Two Fall Beaded Necklace Tutorials using Rattan Wicker ShapesThis week on Free Spirit Beading with Kristen Fagan, I paired two handmade rattan wicker woven shapes with beads from our Fall Masterpiece Design Kit (sold out) and Fall Masterpiece Bead Strand (limited available) and strung them on Soft Flex butterscotch imperial topaz for two unique and trendy Fall necklace designs! The beads used…
Weekly Video Recap: Learn How To Make Earrings And The Great Bead Extravaganza Follow Up

Weekly Video Recap: Learn How To Make Earrings And The Great Bead Extravaganza Follow Up

Did you catch our  Great Bead Extravaganza last weekend? It was an amazing virtual bead show, full of inventive jewelry designers and exciting bead stores. The idea blossomed when we caught ourselves discussing how much we missed the fun and community that working a bead show brought us. We miss the days of seeing our friends, seeing our smiling customers, and watching jewelry making dem…