Discover a comprehensive collection of jewelry-making articles by industry experts to boost your jewelry-making knowledge and beading business. Open the doors even more with the Jewelry Maker's Library where you'll find FREE instructions, how-to videos, fashion information and other valuable industry resources.
Learn all about the fascinating gemstones you wear and design with: their history, metaphysical properties, best cleaning options and more useful "gems" of information.
Be inspired! Explore perennially popular motifs, design essentials, novel ways to use tried-and-true supplies and get a glimpse into what other designer-artists might be doing.
You know the old saying, don't you? "The best place to start is at the beginning." Well, sometimes those old sayings have it wrong. You don't want to start at the beginning--you want to start at the end and choose...
There are a lot of stringing materials out there. How do you know which beading thread, cord or wire to use for your jewelry-making projects? Learn what the best...
The right tool for the right job can make all the difference. See how to use specific jewelry tools, the benefits of certain materials and more helpful beading information about your favorite (or newfound favorite) supplies.
Find the answers to your most pressing jewelry fashion and color questions. These jewelry-making articles let you in on trending styles, color of the year and more jewelry forecast news.