News From Thread Heaven

Some Sad News from Thread Heaven Our favorite thread conditioning company, Thread Heaven, closed their Business. After all their years of making an absolutely fabulous product, they are retiring. We love their product and use it constantly! It keeps our thread malleable, smooth, and helps it slip through the beads(and fabric). Even though they are … Continue Reading

Beauty of the Sapphire

The Blue Sapphire To celebrate the month of September, Beadworks restocked on both natural and dyed Sapphire gemstone beads. Sapphire is the birthstone for September (Yay Virgos!). Did you know it is also a traditional gift for those celebrating 5th or 45th anniversaries? Most natural Sapphires undergo heat treatment to improve their color and clarity. This common … Continue Reading

Get Heirloom Quality with 14k or 18k Findings

Did you know that Beadworks carries a selection of 14k and 18k findings and beads in addition to our other precious Sterling Silver and Gold-Fill? If you’re creating a future heirloom, consider upgrading to solid gold findings. We are also always happy to special order something specific for you including White Gold or Rose Gold – … Continue Reading

Save The Date! Gemstone Show!

Fall fashions are on their way, followed by the holidays faster than you imagine. To get everyone ready to sparkle and gift in style, Beadworks is throwing a super show packed with new charms, chains, findings, and gemstones galore! Abigail has been hunting and buying all summer long to find innovative designs, unique gemstones, and … Continue Reading

Beadalon

Beading with Beadalon Beadworks is proud to carry Beadalon because we believe it is the best beading wire in the industry. It is the only company that manufactures its own beading wire and micro cable. Choosing the right Beadalon spool can be a tricky task, but we have some tips and tricks that will help you … Continue Reading

Silk and its Uses

Silk Cord The softness and stability Silk provides is one of the reasons it is very popular among beaders. You can make a simple necklace by stringing gemstone beads on the cord and finishing it off with a nice clasp. If you want to take it a step further knotting in-between each bead can create more … Continue Reading