Make your next jewelry POP with some lampwork beads. Our selection of these glass beads are quality handmade, which makes each bead uniquely one-of-a-kind. Check out our three simple designs that utilizes these stunning, focal beads.
Silk cord has been used as a stringing material in jewelry-making for centuries. No other beading cord offers the softness that natural silk provides. Jewelry designs made with 100% silk bead cord drape beautifully and the cord itself can become a feature with knotting techniques. Whether you’re looking to create a simple strand of beads or incorporate knotted bead clusters into your designs, GoodyBeads.com is here to show you how easy and versatile this timeless stringing material can be.
Can you feel the heat? If not, stand under a lamp because summer is coming. What better way to prep for your summer vacation when lounging on the beach, sipping on a cold beverage or sun tanning in your backyard but with a pair of earrings or dangling necklace from the GoodyBeads summer kit line designed by Kristal Wick.
by Kristal Wick
One of the easiest “go-to” designs I have found is a multi-strand necklace or bracelet. WHAT? You say these look soooooooo difficult? Not true! Once you master the multi-strand, you’ll be hooked! I like to start by making piles of my fave components; for example, sitting in my studio on a chilly (16 degrees below zero) January day in Minnesota, I CRAVED a splash of beach so I grabbed some TierraCast® dolphins and seashells, beautiful blue Swarovski Tahitian pearls and crystals and frosted seed beads to give the piece a sea glass effect. (more…)
Leather wrap bracelets is a trending favorite to spice up a boho outfit or rock out to a head-banging concert or add to a casual outing with your girlfriends. Wrap bracelets are a must-have for 2016. We will show you how to make wrap bracelets with illustrated tutorial that you can download.
They may look difficult to make, but after a few attempts, they are honestly easy to make. We will show you a tutorial on how to make these bracelets using one-hole beads and super duo beads, as well as a few tips and tricks to help you make these wrap bracelets.
by Kristal Wick
The holidays are upon us once again! You may want to keep floating down that river called DENIAL but sorry sweetie, it comes every year this time! If you’re anything like me, no matter how many times you promised yourself during last years’ hustle-and-bustle that you’d start your holiday jewelry-making earlier THIS year, it probably didn’t happen! (more…)