Do you have favorite beading materials? Those beads and findings you turn to again and again? In the Summer 2011 issue of Jewelry Stringing , I listed my must-have materials. Take a look! (Items are listed from top to bottom.) * Wood rounds. Wood beads have become one of my staples. They seem to find...
Kristal Wick is the editor of Beading Daily I don't know about you, but I'm an "over-the-top-funky-chunky" kind of jewelry designer. I love textures, 3-dimensional surprises, mixed media, big baubles, and bling. Having had years of experience selling my creations at shows (L.A. Gift...
Nov 1, 2010
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Happy endings— Oh no! It’s (insert impending occasion) . . . and I still haven’t made a gift yet! That thought used to send panic through my veins, but not lately. I can whip up some earrings pretty instantly now, and I have a secret ingredient that makes even simple earrings look extra...
May 2, 2010
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Are you new to beading? Are you wondering what can you do with all those beads you have stashed away? Beading Daily contributing editor Sandi Wiseheart shares a quick overview of some common beading techniques: Stringing: This is the first thing most of us think of when we think of making stuff with...
May 15, 2008
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