Spotlight on Circular Brick Stitch

Spotlight on Circular Brick Stitch

We all have our favorite bead weaving stitches. Some people love peyote, some RAW (right angle weave) and others brick stitch. As jewelry artists, I think it's natural to develop favorites as we work. For bracelets, I absolutely love RAW...

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Amethyst - February's Birthstone and Color!

Amethyst - February's Birthstone and Color!

Happy birthday to all those February birthday gals and guys! I too have a February birthday and have always loved my birthstone, amethyst. Amethyst gemstones are so pretty to look at and can range from a light purple to a...

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Gemstone Meanings & Metaphysical Properties

Gemstone Meanings & Metaphysical Properties

We love gemstone beads for their natural beauty, lovely variations, weight, and feel. Gemstones have been used as jewelry by humans for centuries and over time, different cultures have assigned various meanings, healing attributes, and metaphysical properties to these semi-precious stones....

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