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  • Showcase a Fancy Clasp With a Wire and Leather Braided Bracelet

    When I see a gorgeous clasp like this Gemasite box clasp from A Grain of Sand, I want to make sure that it gets plenty of attention in a beaded jewelry design. I love the challenge of making a piece of jewelry where a fancy clasp like this gets all the attention! Really, who wants to hide a beautiful...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 17, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Beading Tools, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Tips for Bead Stringing With Stretchy Cord

    A few weeks ago, one of my yoga teachers told me she had an amethyst mala bead bracelet that needed to be repaired, and she asked if I could do it. Of course, it was just a simple bead stringing repair, except...it was on stretchy cord. Of all the materials available for stringing beads, I have never...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 15, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, How To Bead, Beading Tools, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Every Beader Should Know Brick Stitch!

    Brick stitch beading was the very first off-loom bead-weaving stitch that I taught myself how to do, and it will always hold a special place in my heart. While it's not as "glamorous" as peyote stitch, herringbone stitch, or right-angle weave, brick stitch definitely has its place in the...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 12, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Brick Stitch, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Earring Making, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beaded Jewelry
  • Getting to Know Your Wire With a Free Wire Bracelet Making Project

    For some of us, the most difficult part of learning how to make wire jewelry is learning how to get comfortable with handling the wire itself. After years of working with seed beads and thread, it was certainly a challenge for me to get used to the feeling of bending and shaping wire. But thankfully...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 3, 2014
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Seed Bead Patterns, Beading Tools, Bracelet Making, Step by Step Wire Jewelry Magazine, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Two-Holed Seed Beads Are Twice As Nice

    If you're like me, you've probably got more two-holed seed beads than you know what to do with! For the last couple of years, I've been experimenting with all the ways you can use these incredible little bits of glass, and I'm happy to say that just when I think I've seen it all,...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Nov 26, 2014
    Filed under: Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Jewelry Stringing, Winter 2015

    DELICATE FEMININITY FLUTTERLY Rebecca Anderson SWEET HEARTS Janine Lucas MY LOVE LETTER Claire Lockwood DELICATE BIRD Kathryn Toplis Lohaus THE KEY TO LOVE Heather Thornton GARDEN DANCE Kat Silvia SWEET HARMONY Sherri Pelican FRAGRANT MEMORY Tara Leitermann SPOTLIGHT ON BLACK BLACK BEAUTY Anne Potter...
    Posted to Jewelry Stringing by MLenhausen on Nov 19, 2014
    Filed under: Stringing, bead making, Bracelet Making, Beading Daily, Earring Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, How to Bead, Beads
  • Learn the Ropes With These Free Beaded Rope Projects

    For most of us, our introduction to beaded ropes came by way of making tubular versions of our favorite off-loom bead-weaving stitches, or by creating a classic spiral rope. There's something incredible about watching a few rounds of bead stitching turn into a fabulous beaded rope. Beaded ropes have...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 24, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Pearls, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Brick Stitch, Glass Beads, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Bracelet Making, Necklace Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Fall Into My Favorite Beading Projects

    Autumn is, without a doubt, my favorite time of year. I love how the cooler temperatures give me an excuse to break out my snuggliest sweaters, warm socks, and comfy quilts. Add some hot chocolate for breakfast every morning, a warm fire in the wood stove, and the incredible view of the trees in the...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 20, 2014
    Filed under: Pearls, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Learn How to Make Heavy Duty Wire Jewelry

    I think the moment I overcame my fear of working with wire to make jewelry was when I learned how to make Viking knit chain using 28 gauge and 30 gauge wire. But now, wire jewelry making has taken a turn for the bigger and better with heavy gauge wire! Check out all the great things you can make with...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 13, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Bracelet Making, Earring Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • For the Love of Leather Jewelry

    There used to be a time when I only used leather in my jewelry-making projects as a way to back my bead embroidery. Not anymore! Now that leather jewelry is hitting fashion runways everywhere, I'm indulging in my love of creating jewelry using leather cord, scrap leather, and "licorice"...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Oct 10, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Necklace Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
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