Get more tips in any issue of Beadwork magazine!
Each year we gather up all the previous year’s magazine issues into one convenient collection. Great news! The Beadwork 2016 collection is now available. I asked each of the editors on the team to share their favorite(s) from the year and I’m so glad I did as I’m seeing things with a different eye. And […]
Jackie Larson Bread is a Native American beadworker who has been beading her entire life. She is a member of the Blackfeet tribe in Montana and concentrates her work on traditional bead weaving techniques and projects. Jackie’s beadwork has received more than 100 awards, including Best of Classification at the prestigious Indian Market in Santa […]
I recently heard about a beading event happening in Great Britain that I had no idea existed: National Beading Week. While this event may not be new to the United Kingdom, as this is its third year, The Beadworkers Guild is reaching out across national borders this year and making the event an (Inter)National Beading […]
(Psst! Don’t miss the free course offer down below!) Without jewelry-making classes, many of the projects and techniques available can be intimidating at first sight, especially if you are starting a new technique or even if you are attempting a project more advanced than you would usually try. Certainly, some of the projects in the […]
The Quest for Enlightenment and Exotic Beads Takes Entrepreneur on Lifelong Global Adventure Sally Roesler’s obsession with the treasures of faraway places began in the fifth grade when her history teacher explained how the Dutch purchased what is now Manhattan Island from the Native Americans, in part, with a box of beads. Now owner of […]
The rubies seen with diamonds in the gold crown and scepter above are real, but not the most famous Black Prince’s ruby. The real Black Princes ruby is the most famous ruby of all time but not a ruby! Fun stuff! This famous “ruby” can be seen in the British Imperial State Crown, below. This […]
Find inspiration in every issue of Beadwork magazine!
If there’s one thing that all of the editors who touch Beadwork have in common it’s that we love the craft. We love the artists. We love the readers. We love the vendors. We love all the beading projects! In short, we love what we do because we are inspired each and every day by […]
Welcome to my studio! Or rather, welcome to my last studio before I slipped into semi-jewelry retirement to work here at Interweave. One of the challenges I always faced in my studio was finding ways to keep all my wire organized. So, naturally over the years, I tried a few different methods of organizing wire. […]