necklace lengths for making jewelry

Necklace Lengths for Jewelry-Making

Learning how to make your own jewelry can be a rewarding new hobby, whether you’re planning to sell your pieces in the future or just creating unique items for yourself and your friends. However, if you’ve never tried making jewelry...

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white freshwater ringed pearls

Freshwater Pearls: A Buyers’ Guide

Pearls are one of the most beloved types of beads for necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Part of their charm and allure has to do with the fact that these beads are created in nature and yet they have such a...

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natural turquoise agate bead bracelets

What Are Spacer Beads and How Can You Use Them?

Whether you’re a jewelry designer or just enjoy creating your own personal pieces, you should have a basic understanding of beading techniques to make the best quality accessories possible. Before beginning your project, it’s recommended that you plan out your...

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coral beaded necklaces overlapping

Natural vs. Dyed Coral Beads: How to Spot the Difference

Coral beads and jewelry are perfect statement pieces that complement every wardrobe, especially during the warmer months. Warm corals evoke summer memories as well as thoughts about the ocean and vibrant underwater ecosystems. And with reason, organic coral thrives off...

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The Benefits of Lava Stone Beads

Lava stone beads pack the double punch of looking beautiful and allegedly possessing healing properties. There are benefits to using lava stones and lava stone beads besides looking great. Here’s a guide to what lava stone beads can do for...

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What Are Coin Pearls?

What Are Coin Pearls?

For thousands of years, people have treasured pearls. In many cultures across the world, pearls are surrounded by different myths. Arabs believed pearls were the tears of the gods that fell into the ocean, while the Greeks believed that Aphrodite...

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turquoise gemstone necklaces

All About Natural Turquoise Beads

Natural turquoise beads can be a fantastic addition to your collection of stones since its properties bring a healing and calming effect. Across the many shades of turquoise, there is a consistent connection to elements such as water and air,...

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