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  • Real Men Wear Beads - How to Bead For a Man

    In all my years of doing bead-weaving, I've only ever attempted one piece of jewelry meant for a man. For me, anyway, figuring out how to bead for a man is really, really difficult! Even though a lot of my beadwork leans towards gender-neutral colors and styles, I still have a hard time picturing...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 9, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Tips For Sizing Your Beaded Bangle Bracelets

    After making a few beaded bangle bracelets from projects in Beadwork magazine, I realized that I'd fallen in love with the technique of making beaded bangle bracelets using peyote stitch and brick stitch. So many possibilities! So many ways to embellish that beaded base with netting or right-angle...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 27, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Brick Stitch, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Transform Your Wire Into Jewelry with These Great Projects

    You know, making wire jewelry isn't nearly as difficult as I thought it was. And much to my husband's dismay, I'm adding all kinds of new jewelry-making supplies to my stash -- wire, hammers, bench blocks, even a micro torch out in the garage with my glass torch! What I'm really enjoying...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 23, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Beading Tools, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Easy Pastel Hoop Earrings with Portuguese Cork Cord

    I love working with new materials. Whenever I need to buy some beading essentials such as jump rings or ear wires, I try to also buy one new-to-me item just for fun. That's how this pretty cord ended up in my beading studio a few weeks ago. Portuguese cork cord is cork wrapped around a cotton cord...
    Posted to Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine by Michelle Mach on Jun 18, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Chain Maille, Beading Tools, How to Bead, Earring Making, Beads
  • My Beading Tools Wish List

    Have you ever seen a new beading tool in a magazine or online and just think, "I've GOT to have that!"? You tell yourself all the usual stuff: it's an investment. It's a treat. Sure, I have plenty of room for more beading tools. What's one more? As my beading habit has grown...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 18, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
  • Learn How to Design Your Own Beaded Beads In a Live Webinar

    My beaded beads have come a long way, from my very first experiments with simple peyote stitch tubes, all the way to creating a beaded bead-within-a-beaded bead while I was learning how to create a beaded dodecahedron using right-angle weave. There are so many ways to embellish and enhance this basic...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 16, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads
  • Prizewinning Beadwork from the 2013 Bead Star Competition - Tomorrow Is the Last Day to Enter!

    Tomorrow is the last day to enter your designs in the 2014 Bead Star competition! Still not sure if you're ready? Take a look at the lovely work from one of last year's winners, Kat West, and her elegant entry in the glass category: Emergence by Kat West. Photo: Steve Meltzer I had the pleasure...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 12, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Crystals, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Beads
  • 12 Easy Earring Making Ideas You Can Do Right Now!

    The other day as I was rummaging through my pile o' jewelry looking for a pair of earrings, my first thought was, "I don't have enough earrings." It's probably true -- when I sit down to make a piece of jewelry, earrings are usually not the first thing I think of designing. Sure...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 9, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Brick Stitch, Glass Beads, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Earring Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • 4 Ways to Use Recycled Items in Your Beading Studio

    My priorities for beading are basically: 1. Beads 2. Everything else This explains why my studio space is in no danger whatsoever of being featured in one of those beautiful, inspiring magazines like Studios . It would be wonderful to have a studio with gorgeous cabinetry for storing tools or beads or...
    Posted to Inside Beadwork Magazine by Michelle Mach on Jun 5, 2014
    Filed under: Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, How to Bead
  • Free Bead and Wire Project: World's Fair Wire Wrapped Bracelet Project

    So, it had been a while since I allowed myself to splurge on a really nice clasp. And while I was browsing for beads online one day, I just happened to come across this gorgeous sterling silver box clasp from A Grain of Sand made with a 1939 World's Fair cabochon. It was love at first sight! Once...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 2, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Making, Glass Beads, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Beading Tools, Step by Step Wire Jewelry Magazine, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
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