May’s Birthstone: All About Emerald

May’s birthstone Emerald is a natural gemstone that ranges in different shades of green. It is also the zodiac gemstone for Taurus, Aries, Gemini, and Libra. For centuries, Emerald has been a popular gemstone choice for jewelry. Today, it is still a popular gemstone choice for birthstone jewelry, engagement rings, anniversary presents, and handmade jewelry. … Continue Reading

Spring Jewelry Inspiration: Cluster Earrings

Making jewelry with gemstone clusters are a great way to use up loose beads you may have accumulated over the years. Not to mention, gemstone cluster earrings are fun, fashionable, and perfect for Spring! There is no right or wrong way to make a gemstone cluster. At Beadworks, we like using a mixture of different … Continue Reading

Prayer Beads Bringing You Joy

Prayer beads are bringing us joy this spring. Beadworks has an amazing selection of gemstone rounds for making prayer beads. We carry 4mm through 10mm rounds. There is also an endless selection of charms and focal beads for counter beads and guru beads.

Everything You Need to Know About Toggle Clasps

Toggle clasps are great because they are versatile, easy to use, and can turn any handmade piece of jewelry into an elegant masterpiece. Toggle clasps are a popular choice of closure because of how attractive and unique they are. Sometimes, you may even find toggle clasps that are adorn with gemstones or diamonds! Given how … Continue Reading

Pro Jewelry-Making Tips for Beginners

There is nothing better than being able to use your creative energy to make beautiful jewelry that you can actually wear. Making jewelry can be a fun, relaxing, and monetary hobby if you put your heart into it. In addition, there are so many branches within the realm of jewelry-making, such as metalsmithing, wire-wrapping, bead … Continue Reading

Crimp Cover Hacks

Crimp Covers can be your best friend when making handmade jewelry. You can get pretty creative with these little guys. They aren’t just for covering crimp beads anymore! Here are some tricks that the Beadworks Team likes to do with Crimp Covers: You don’t always need to find a bead that will fit your knot … Continue Reading