Jewelry Making
Information, techniques, projects, and reviews related to bead jewelry making.

Info - Beading, Bead Stringing and Finishing star
Learn the basic techniques for creating a simple beaded necklace, bracelet, or anklet.

Info - Beading, Bead Stringing Preparation star
Assemble the tools, supplies, and components you´ll need to make a simple beaded necklace, bracelet, or anklet.

Info - Beading, Introduction to Beadwork star
Information to help you decide whether bead stringing or bead weaving techniques are right for you.

Info - Glossary of Beads star
Different kinds of beads and their definitions.

Project - Bead Bracelet, Peyote Stitch Toggle Clasp star
Learn the basic technique for making a peyote stitch toggle bar and loop closure and attaching it to your peyote stitch band.

Project - Bead Earrings, Ten-Minute star
Make these easy bead earrings in just ten minutes flat!

Project - Bead Necklace Bead Drop Part 1 star
Use a beaded-fringe stringing technique to create an eye-catching pearl and glass bead necklace. Part 1 - Getting Started.

Project - Bead Necklace Bead Drop Part 2 star
Learn how to string beaded drops and complete this eye-catching pearl and glass bead necklace. Part 2 - Completion

Project - Bead Necklace, How to Lengthen a Vintage Bead Choker and Change the Clasp star
Customize a fashionable vintage beaded choker necklace to make it more wearable.

Project - Beading, Making Paper Beads star
How to make paper beads.

Review, Product - The Bead Spinner Review and Tips star
My review of The Bead Spinner, which can save you time stringing beads with thread or wire, plus some tips for getting the best bead-spinning results.

SUBJECT Offsite Links Beading star
Beaded jewelry meta-sites, dedicated to hosting lots of great projects and links. is not responsible for material found through offsite links.

Supplies - Bead Stringing Wire, Beadalon star
A look at the characteristics of nylon coated beading wire - including how to select the best size for your project and tips for making your strung jewelry as durable as possible.

Supplies - Beading, Cord Used for Knotting Between Beads star
Here are some examples of the types of stringing materials you can use to knot between beads, including traditional silk cord.

Supplies - Beading, Stringing Material star
All about threads, cords and wires for beading.

Supplies - Cord, Leather star
Learn about the most common types of leather cord used in jewelry making.

Supplies - Gemstones, Pearl Beads star
Pearl is the traditional June birthstone, and pearl beads make perfect jewelry components for summer projects. Learn about the types and characteristics of pearls used in jewelry making.

Supplies - Gemstones, Pearls - Shapes star
Pearl bead terminology and shape descriptions to help you select the right pearls when you go bead shopping.

Techniques - Beading, Knotting Between Beads star
Learn how to use bead-stringing cord to make knots between beads in your jewelry designs.

Techniques - Beading, Spiral Rope star
How to do the spiral rope beading stitch.

The Art of Bead Weaving star
Here I tell you about Bead Weaving and the different techniques and stitches that you will use.

Tips - Beading Basics star
An assortment of useful tips that you may not have thought of.

Tips - Cord and Beading Thread Organization star
Tips for keeping cord and beading thread organized, untangled, and ready for use.

Tools - EZ Bracelet Sizer star
The EZ Bracelet Sizer can help you make beaded bracelets that fit properly, no matter how large or small their beads are.

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