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

Jewelry Hack: Layering Chain Necklaces Like a Pro

Jewelry Hack 101: These multi-strand clasps will make your life THAT much easier! Who doesn’t love wearing their favorite necklaces all at once?! Layered necklaces are trendy, stylish, and fun to wear. Of course, there are some minor inconveniences with wearing layered necklaces. For example, it can be quite frustrating having to untangle each necklace … Continue Reading

How to Make Beaded Rings

DIY Stretchy Beaded Rings If you couldn’t already tell, we’ve been obsessed with beaded rings! Not only are they incredibly easy to make, you can wear multiple rings and stack as many as you’d like. Whatever your preference may be, we’re confident you’ll love them as much as we do. Here’s what you’ll need to … 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