Stringing Essentials

Stringing Essentials

Creating strung necklaces and bracelets offers a world of design possibilities. Anything that you can imagine, you can make! But if you are new to stringing and jewelry design, it can be difficult to figure out exactly what you need...

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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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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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