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  • Head to the Hardware Store for Your Next Mixed Media Jewelry Project

    Remember that blog I posted last week about the Bead For a Man competition ? Well, I was totally smitten with the bracelet by Aurelio Castano, and, judging from your comments, so were a lot of you! It made me think of the fun Grommets Galore bracelet project by Dulcey Heller that I made a few years ago...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 14, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Bead Making, Steampunk Jewelry, How To Bead, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bead Crafts, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Would You Believe That's Just a Wire? Simply Elegant Wire Jewelry

    If there's anyone who's inspiring me to work with more wire lately, it's my good friend and fellow jewelry artist Heather Sorrell. I met Heather a few years ago when she and I were both doing the farmer's market and craft show circuit up here in the Adirondacks, and we found ourselves...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 11, 2014
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Bead Embroidery, Bead Making, Stringing, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Bead Crafts, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Spring Cleaning For Your Jewelry - My 10 Favorite Tips From Readers and Our Winner!

    So many of you had so many great tips and ideas for repurposing and spring cleaning your jewelry! It was a tough call, but we finally selected this tip from reader Shelly Gillman as the winner: "My mother-in-law gave me a long, vintage, crystal necklace, probably from the 1920's, that belonged...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Apr 8, 2014
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Bead Embroidery, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads
  • Free Bead Embroidery Project: Agate Slice Pins

    A few weeks ago, my husband and my 6 year old son went off on an "adventure" while I was attending a training workshop, and when I arrived home, my son presented me with a few beautiful agate slices that he had chosen for me from a museum gift shop. I was so touched by the beautiful gift, and...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 24, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Gemstones, Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Herringbone Stitch, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Gemstone Jewelry
  • Congratulations to the Winners Of Our National Craft Month Giveaway!

    Thanks for celebrating National Craft Month with us! Here are the lucky winners of each prize from our sponsors. (Winners will be contacted individually about your prizes.) Congratulations to Liz S.! Fusion Beads 15% off your order. Plus free shipping over $25. Use coupon code NCM2014. Expires 4/30/14...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 17, 2014
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Bead Embroidery, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Earring Making, Bead Crafts, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • 7 Ways to Explore Fine Bead Crafts

    Thanks to beaders like those of you reading this (no, really -- thank you!), bead-weaving and jewelry making have evolved and been accepted by a much wider audience as fine bead crafts. Look at the artists showing their work in any high-end craft show, and you'll find a healthy selection of artists...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 17, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Peyote stitch, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Glass Beads, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Make An Easy Right-angle Weave Bracelet With O-beads

    So, I've got a half dozen colors of the new O-beads sitting on my bead board, and a handful of round glass druks, and I need an idea for a bracelet making project. Up until now, I've only ever used the O-beads as embellishments for bead embroidery, but I've been positively drooling over the...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Mar 5, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Crystals, Bead Making, Glass Beads, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bracelet Making, Bead Crafts, Beads, Beading Daily
  • Beaded Brooches Made Easy

    I think I've only ever made a handful of beaded brooches since I started beading over fourteen years ago, but when I got my hands on a sample of some of the new Nunn Design brooch/pendant findings, I thought it might be fun to fill them up with a little bit of bead embroidery. This isn't the...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Feb 26, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Is This a Seed Bead?

    There are so many new shapes and types of glass beads popping up that sometimes I feel dizzy just thinking about them all! If you take a look at some of your favorite online bead supply companies (like Whimbeads, Artbeads, and even Fire Mountain Gems), head over to the "seed beads" category...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 20, 2013
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Glass Beads, Herringbone Stitch, Right Angle Weave, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads
  • Put Some Spunk In Your Steampunk Jewelry Designs

    While I was at Bead Fest Philadelphia last weekend, I stopped by to see the lovely ladies of Lillypilly Designs and see their new jewelry-making products. I'm always inspired to see what kinds of materials other artist are using in their jewelry-making designs, and these new supplies from Lillypilly...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Sep 4, 2013
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Pearls, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Steampunk Jewelry, How To Bead, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bracelet Making, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
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