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Bead Experiment: PRAW versus tubular RAW with Michelle Leonardo

While we were in the last stages of editing Michelle Leonardo’s Queen’s Heart Necklace and Earrings project for the February/March 2019 issue of Beadwork magazine, Michelle was…

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Throwback Thursday: Beadwork Magazines from Two Decades Prior Still Inspire

As part of our Throwback Thursday series, the Interweave folks have been reminiscing about what was popular in jewelry when we were growing up. I decided to…

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Throwback Thursday: Beadwork Magazines from Two Decades Prior Still Inspire

As part of our Throwback Thursday series, the Interweave folks have been reminiscing about what was popular in jewelry when we were growing up. I decided to…

Beading with the Masters: Paul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne was a French Post-Impressionist painter who helped usher in the transition to newer movements of painting like Fauvism, Expressionism, and Cubism. Prominent painters of the…

Beading Trends: Ooh La La Diamonds

As Marilyn Monroe said, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” I won’t deny she’s probably right, but I like to interpret it more broadly than the classic…

Beadwork Introduces New “Designers of the Year”

The first Beadwork issue of 2019 kicks off a whole lot of new: a new year, new designs, new concepts, and so much more! First order of…

Bead Experiment: PRAW versus tubular RAW with Michelle Leonardo

While we were in the last stages of editing Michelle Leonardo’s Queen’s Heart Necklace and Earrings project for the February/March 2019 issue of Beadwork magazine, Michelle was…

Trend: DIY Wrap Bracelets

Wrap bracelets are one of my favorite trends in jewelry making. They mimic the look of stacking bracelets, so they can’t help but add a stylish touch…

Throwback Thursday: High School Jewelry Box

“What’s in your jewelry box from your high school days?” It’s a fun question and a real trip to take a peek inside to see what you…

Our Beading Goals for the New Year

As we head into the New Year, everybody on the Beadwork team is buzzing with exciting conversations about the upcoming issues of Beadwork magazine. We’ve had intense…

Get Your Sparkle On: Beading Projects for the New Year

I can’t decide if I’m going to our town’s Boot Drop tonight (it’s a Western take on the New Year’s Eve Ball at Times Square) or staying…

Beading with the Masters: Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky, Russian painter and art theorist, was one of the first painters to produce Abstract Art. His passion for art and art theory led him to…

Beading as a Way of Life: Inspiration and Advice from Carol Cypher

Carol Huber Cypher, a professional bead artist, recently came to Interweave to film a course series on her specialty: African polygon stitch and African helix stitch. She…

I Just Ate My Earrings: Savor Ephemeral Art by Making 3 Candy Jewelry Designs

Sometimes I have the most fun with art that isn’t meant to last. I pour my whole heart into sprawling sidewalk drawings, expressive pumpkins, whimsical snow sculptures,…

Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy: 4 Quick Tips for Braiding with Wire

The beautiful braids achieved with kumihimo wirework lend themselves to a variety of finished projects. You can make stunning bracelets, statement earrings, striking pendants, and more, simply…

Happy Holidays from Interweave!

The holiday season is a time for giving, and we know many of you makers have been busy creating wonderful gifts for those you love. To you,…

New Year’s Resolutions from Beadwork Magazine!

Are you thinking about your New Year’s resolutions? Don’t make traditional resolutions this year! Who needs them? Try something different and more fun. The editors and staff…

‘Twas The Night Before Knitmas

‘Twas the night before Knitmas when all through the house Not a needle was clicking, making sweater nor blouse Knitted stockings were hung by the chimney with…

Plan Your Bead Looming Retreat

It’s almost the New Year, so it’s the perfect time to plan a creative retreat! Bead looming is a meditative technique that can be very simple and…

Holiday Beading Projects and Jewelry Making Dreams

Ah, it’s time to snuggle up by the tree with a fresh mug of hot chocolate and a candy cane. I’ve been going over my list and…

Cool Stuff from Beadwork February/March 2019

In each issue of Beadwork magazine, we feature “Products We Love,” hot items we’ve found and think you’d like to know about. Here are our top picks…

Only a True Beadwork Fan Can Get 100% on This Quiz

How well do you know your Beadwork magazine history? Are you a true follower or new to your fandom? Only a true Beadwork fan can get 100%…