Of all the creative arts, jewelry making is the one that has always held a special place in my heart. It's not just about making great handmade jewelry out of beads and other jewelry supplies, it's about creating something that's unique and expresses your own personal artistic vision. Jewelry making ideas can be found anywhere, […]

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Beaded Brooches Made Easy

I think I've only ever made a handful of beaded brooches since I started beading over fourteen years ago, but when I got my hands on a sample of some of the new Nunn Design brooch/pendant findings, I thought it might be fun to fill them up with a little bit of bead embroidery. This […]

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We Love Glass Beads Blog Hop

Most of us are here on Beading Daily because, well, we love glass beads! Am I right? Seed beads, pressed glass, vintage glass, handmade lampwork glass — the list of favorite glass beads goes on and on. If you can imagine a shape, size, or color of glass bead, chances are, it exists. I thought […]

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Edwardian-inspired Jewelry Blog Hop

Have I mentioned how much I love Downton Abbey? True, I think half the reason I watch it is just for the period clothing and jewelry, but each episode feels like a treasure trove of jewelry-making ideas and inspiration. Apparently, I'm not alone, so we decided to put together an Edwardian-inspired Jewelry Blog Hop here […]

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Easiest Chain Maille Project Ever!

Before I ever picked up my first jump ring opener, I always thought that chain maille jewelry had to be made from complex, intricate weaves that used hundreds or thousands of jump rings. And, sure, you could spend days or even weeks putting together a complicated chain maille weave. But you can also make a […]

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