Tips for Taking Care of Your Jewelry

Designing and making your own jewelry requires so much time and patience, so it’s only right to treat each and every jewelry masterpiece with proper care. Here are some of our favorite tips for properly taking care of handmade jewelry: Avoid showering, exercising, and swimming with jewelry on. The sulfate from your shampoo, sweat from … 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

Let’s Talk Necklace Length

The holidays are fast approaching, so we know you’ll be creating up a storm of handmade jewelry pieces! One of the toughest parts about making jewelry is figuring out how long to make it. Customers are always asking us for a second opinion about how much chain or leather they’ll need to create the perfect … Continue Reading

Handmade Jewelry at Beadworks

Jewelry by Beadworks Gemstone beads and other natural strands cover our walls, but have you noticed the finished jewelry pieces among all those dazzling strands?  There are Malas, Earrings, Bracelets, and Necklaces of varying styles spread around the store. Each piece is made by a Beadworks employee with materials we sell in the shop. Every piece is … Continue Reading

Wire Wrapping: Rekindle Your Love!

Fall Back in Love with Wire Wrapping With the popularity of string-centric beading techniques like silk knotting and simple bead stringing, wire wrapping jewelry may have been put on the back burner. The staff at Beadworks has been falling back in love with using wire wrapping in our jewelry. The process is repetitive and meditative … Continue Reading

Macrame: a Summer Classic!

Macrame for Easy and Fun Projects! When you hear the word macrame, you might think of 70’s wall hangings and puka shells. I’m here to tell you that macrame can be modern and cool! It’s a great technique to incorporate into your handmade jewelry. Since it’s so easy to learn, it makes the perfect Summer … Continue Reading