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Beaded Accessories for the Stylish Music Festival Goer

Posted by Mary on 3/31/2014
It’s officially spring season and the perfect time to attend music festivals being held all around the country. And aside from the music, the fashion of the attendees also ranks among the most important aspects of these gatherings as well.

Cultured Sea Glass

Posted by Jamie on 3/18/2014
Cultured sea glass beads are made using recycled glass and then processed to achieve a smooth, frosted surface as if they magically washed ashore after years at sea, giving them a fabulous "weathered" look!

Starting Your Jewelry Business

Posted by Jannifer on 3/12/2014
Starting your own jewelry business requires more than just skill and creativity. To be a successful professional jeweler, you must have a sense of business acumen. Following these few tips may help you start and grow your professional jewelry business:

Beading Tips

Posted by Jamie on 3/4/2014
In beading, it’s important for the thread you use to accommodate the beads. For instance, if you’re using a heavy or large hole bead, you would be well suited to use C-lon thread, #18 upholstery thread or wire, with the wire probably being the most appropriate for the heavier beads. The size of beading needle you use is important, too. Generally, a size 10 beading needle will fit through many of the bead sizes that you will most likely use.