Beading

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 […]