Beading

Peyote Stitch Part 1 – Learn Even Count, Odd Count and Tube in One Earring Design

Peyote Stitch Part 1 – Learn Even Count, Odd Count and Tube in One Earring Design

In today’s post, I am going to cover a very popular beading technique – peyote stitch. Using one earring design, I will show you three basic peyote beading techniques including even count, odd count and tube; as well as how to connect all the components […]

Learn How to Use Bugle Beads with Two Jewelry Projects

Learn How to Use Bugle Beads with Two Jewelry Projects

Recently I was reorganizing my room and found a box of bugle beads sitting quietly on my shelf. They are so shiny and beautiful but I have no idea how to use them! Luckily, nowadays learning becomes quite easy. In today’s post, I want to […]

How to make Anthropologie style beaded earrings

How to make Anthropologie style beaded earrings

If you are an Anthropologie fan like me, you’ve probably seen this pair of earrings. I was in love with the design long time ago but intimidated by its complicated look. Recently I finally decided to “crack the code”. To my surprise, all the different […]

Jewelry making basics 8– two earring designs using circular brick stitch

Jewelry making basics 8– two earring designs using circular brick stitch

Most of my jewelry making tutorials are about wire wrapping. However today I want to dive into a different yet fascinating topic — beading. For today’s tutorial, I am going to show you two earring designs using the circular brick stitch. In the first project, […]

Jewelry Making Basics 7 — Three ways to make beaded flower

Jewelry Making Basics 7 — Three ways to make beaded flower

I’ve written a lot of tutorials on how to make flowers using polymer clay. But do you know you can make flowers using only wire and beads? Those techniques have long been used for bride jewelries and hairpieces. They are very easy to learn but […]

Simple jewelry DIY Project 1 – how to make pearl cluster earrings

Simple jewelry DIY Project 1 – how to make pearl cluster earrings

Today we are going to explore how to make a simple yet classic pearl cluster earrings. Bead cluster is widely used in handmade earring designs. If you are a jewelry making beginner, this is a great tutorial for you to get started. Materials: 24 3.5mm […]

Magenta craze — how to make red spinel beaded earrings with clay roses

Magenta craze — how to make red spinel beaded earrings with clay roses

Magenta is one of my favorite colors! I love it so much that I always buy magenta beads without thinking through how to use them. Today I finally come up with a beaded earrings design to show case magenta. I am excited to share it […]

Over the rainbow–colorful brick stitch beaded necklace (beading pattern included)

Over the rainbow–colorful brick stitch beaded necklace (beading pattern included)

Recently I was deeply intrigued by all the beautiful beading work posted on Pinterest and Instagram. Last week, I finally decided to learn how to bead and created my very first rainbow color beaded necklace. It is quite confusing and frustrating at first, but after […]

Easy breezy beaded fringe necklace

Easy breezy beaded fringe necklace

I love bohemian style at the bottom of my heart. Although too much of it can be too dramatic for an everyday look; I always try to bring a little ‘bohemian’ flair to my jewelry design, like this chevron pattern beaded fringe necklace I am […]