Make them Sparkle! A Guide to Gemstone Cutting Styles

It’s no secret we love our sparkly gemstones. We especially love when they catch the light and the colors practically glow! (cue heart eyes) At Beadworks you will find not only an incredible selection of gemstone beads, but also a gorgeous array of gemstone charms and 14k gold bezel-set gemstone pendants as shown in the … Continue Reading

Tune Into All Things Heart Chakra

Open, Protect, Balance, and Realign Your Heart Chakra Energy. There are many ways in which we can work towards wellness and creating jewelry is our idea of a helpful approach that allows you to focus on your personal needs. Whether it be a Buddha Bracelet for worry, a Prayer Bead Necklace for strength, an elastic … Continue Reading

What Are Mystic Gemstone Beads?

Mystic Gemstone Beads There are so many spectacular gemstones that are created and mined from our Earth. Gemstones that are used in handcrafted jewelry are often drilled and referred to as beads. Beads come in many different shapes, sizes, colors, and specifications. For example, there are natural gemstone beads and enhanced gemstone beads. While some … Continue Reading

The Healing Properties of Tourmaline

Healing Powers of Tourmaline Tourmaline is a popular gemstone that is admired for its beauty and metaphysical healing properties. It can be found in many different shades of colors such as pink, green (or a combination of both), blue, brown, and black. Thankfully, many tourmaline beads come in multi-colored strands! Here are some of the … Continue Reading

5 Gemstone Beads for Perseverance

The Best Healing Crystals for Peace and Perseverance Feeling anxious or stressed out every so often is just a natural part of life. Whether these feelings of stress are a result of a starting a new job, going to college, or conflict in relationships, it’s important to find healthy ways to manage these emotions. Many … Continue Reading

How to Make Your Own Waist Beads

Waist beads are traditional colorful beaded accessories that originated in Africa many centuries ago. They are traditionally worn around the waist or hips, and symbolize divine femininity. Today, waist beads are still admired by many for their beauty, cultural significance, and symbolism. Many people wear waist beads to promote: body positivity self-love acceptance womanhood Here … Continue Reading