May Babies: Get to Know Your Birthstone 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

Learn How to Wire-Wrap Gemstone Beads Like a Pro

Learn how to wire-wrap gemstone beads in our Crystal Wrapping Class! In this class, Beadworks’ wire-wrapping expert, Krystal Gorman (yes, her name is really Krystal) will teach you how to create the perfect wire-wrapped cage for your special crystal. This is an advanced wire-wrapping class, so we recommend taking our Introductory Wire-Wrapping Class first before … Continue Reading

May’s Beryl Sale

May is finally here which means cherry blossom trees are in full bloom, and there’s a new monthly sale at Beadworks! In honor of May’s birthstone Emerald, Beadworks will be having a month-long sale on all things Beryl. Receive 40% off on gemstone beads within the Beryl family. This includes green Emerald, Aquamarine, and Morganite. … Continue Reading

Jewelry-Making 101: 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 an attractive and 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! … Continue Reading

Trend Alert 2019: Tassel Earrings

We’re all about staying on top of the latest jewelry trends of 2019. As the weather continues to get warmer, it’s no surprise that tassel earrings have been making a huge comeback. When we think of tassel earrings,  three words come to mind: boho-chic, free-spirited, and stylish. So whether you’re wearing them to a music … Continue Reading

April’s Spring Cleaning Sale

April is finally here, which means NEW sales! When we think of the arrival of Spring, we think of Spring cleaning. It’s important to take some time to reorganize your jewelry-making work station and de-clutter your bead collection. Reorganizing your jewelry-making supplies and beads will leave you with more room for new treasures. Our Spring … Continue Reading