From the Journal

  • how to create a multi-strand chain charm necklace

    make any charm into a bead (shows how-to for the charms seen here) gather all of your handmade charms & three 15" lengths of 2.5mm brushed gold rolo chain. 15" is a pretty short necklace, so choose a longer length if that is your desired outcome. be sure to cut each of the three chain length...
  • turn any bead into a charm - step by step with pictures

      stack your beads, or series of beads on your chosen headpins.  use a round nose plier to hold the headpin about 4mm above the stack of beads with your non-dominant hand. with your dominant hand, wrap the headpin away from you and back towards you under the the plier. it does not matter if you ...
  • How to Make Wire Bangles with Beads

    In this jewelry making tutorial for beginners we are making wire wrapped bangles with beads. It's a quick and easy technique to create these bracelets. And once you know the basics, you can a whole stack of beautiful bangles. Christine White in the Beads, Inc. studio will show you an easy and sim...