Here’s the latest jewelry craft supplies from Firemountain Gems for August 2016! Be the first to have these hottest picks to add to your jewelry craft supplies collection so you will never ever stop making jewelry because you have no beads and supplies to choose from. It is always a plus when you’re in the
When it comes to handmade jewelry ideas, shells, I believe are the first kinds of beads/materials that the tribes used to make jewelry. As years passed shells has been replaced by seedbeads, crystals and many other popular types of beads. Though shell beads are now seldom used in making jewelry, it cannot be denied that
February is here! How many handmade jewelry have you created for January? Do you still have enough bead supplies for February? I’m sure many will be searching for new handmade pieces to give as gifts for their special someone or maybe, you yourself would want to have a new accessory. Perfect for this love month
Autumn colors are just so beautiful and what could be lovelier than having those colors for your jewelry pieces? So here are some autumn themed jewelry components for you to see and maybe use in your jewelry making process! I have also some designs which also uses some of the materials which I will have below!
Gemstones are stones which we hold quite highly in terms of value. And jewelry often consists of stones that add attractiveness to it, so it is not surprising when jewelry designers actually use gemstones in their designs. In fact, there are different types of gemstones that can be used for making jewelry. There are the
Drop beads are also known as fringe beads. These are small glass beads shaped like rounded teardrops. Their holes run in flat surface through their narrow ends. Drop beads are usually used as turning beads along the ends of beaded fringe pieces. You can also string them onto beading wire to produce an interesting texture.
Today, glass beads play a significant role in modern fashion. They are generally used in the form of earrings, bracelets, and necklaces. Most of the designers “wow” us with spectacular contrasts of colored stones such as gold, silver, and copper metals, which are carved into different shapes as well as, are designed in several ways.
Seed beads are characterized as tiny, round glass beads. Each strand is extremely uniform in size. Most of the time, manufacturers of seed bead use several and different finishes for their beads that creates various selection of beads. They are categorized in size using a system known as aught scale. Did you know that the
How can a Swarovski bead have so much effect in a jewelry piece? Let me tell you how: These crystals are generally used as embellishments because of their ability or I daresay “power” for making someone look and even feel beautiful. These crystals are an excellent accessory to even the plainest dress that you can
As the attractiveness of beading has developed over the years, significant sources of good-quality beads have been reproduced. This can be seen by the many types of beads that are being produced; among the beads that are being made available for fellow beaders (like us!), there is an incredible range of precious and semi-precious stones which