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Crafting on a Budget: The Benefits of Wholesale Beads

By |March 24th, 2018|

Making beautiful jewelry is a lot of fun and a great way to express your inner fabulousness, but it can get expensive. Many crafters have discovered wholesale beads—high-quality beads sold in bulk at a low price—to help them get their craft on. […]

Colorful Amethyst Beads Can Bead-Dazzle Boring Clothing

By |March 4th, 2018|

Trying to find a way to jazz up your wardrobe? Are you crazy about the color purple? Is amethyst your birthstone? […]

Falling in Love with Autumn Birthstones

By |September 20th, 2017|

Every birthstone is special and unique, and they hold deep meaning for those born within the month their stone is identified with. The most beautiful of the birthstones are found in the fall months of September and October. September lays claim to the beauty of the sapphire. October is special, having both opal and tourmaline to […]

Six Benefits of Adding White Topaz Beads into Your Jewelry Design

By |August 18th, 2017|

Designing jewelry is a creative process only limited by your imagination. The use of gemstones in strategic placements to create visually stunning pieces takes talent and vision. White topaz beads are quickly gaining in popularity with forward-thinking designers who strive to create only the most desired jewelry. Those born in November are likely familiar with topaz. […]

Red Freshwater Pearls: All You Need to Know

By |August 11th, 2017|

Are you looking for a way to create elegant and sophisticated jewelry that doesn’t break the bank? If so, there is a great way for you to do so. Red freshwater pearls add a nice touch to any style and can be used to create a variety of jewelry. You can find these pearls in […]

Dos and Don’ts for Buying Wholesale Gemstone Beads

By |February 17th, 2017|

While many people engage in jewelry making simply for relaxation and fun, others take it to another level and make a profit from it. Creating a jewelry business can be complicated – especially the business part. Making sure you obey all the laws, in terms of buying and selling jewelry, can be a challenge. Plus, […]

Expert Tips for Purchasing Wholesale Beads

By |January 27th, 2017|

Whether you’re a longtime jewelry shop owner or brand new bead enthusiast, the process of buying wholesale can be an intimidating task. From completing government paperwork to deciding on appropriate quantities, many crafters miss out on the many advantages of wholesale purchasing because they simply don’t understand how to do it. This expert guide breaks down the complications of wholesale buying into simple tips that will have you expanding your small business or hobby in no time.  […]


By |December 14th, 2016|

An argument could be made that all gemstones are precious. Some are just more precious than others. The terms “gems” or “gemstones” are not actually scientific terms, but are rather common terms for any ornamental stone that may be polished for jewelry and cut to specific shapes to make it more aesthetically pleasing.

In other words, “gems” are stones we shine up and slice up to make them look more beautiful. Any stone that is cut and polished for the purpose of using it to make jewelry, either as beads or pendants or cabochons, is considered a “gemstone.” This classification of stones can include minerals, rocks, organic materials like coral, and even meteorites. […]

Tips on Avoiding Fake Baltic Amber Beads

By |December 12th, 2016|

True Baltic amber can be hard to distinguish from imitations. If you’re looking to add some amber to a necklace, bracelet, or earrings you’re designing, you’ll want to make certain that the beads you purchase are authentic Baltic amber. There are ways to tell the difference between fakes and the real thing. […]

Many Vibes of Hematite

By |December 5th, 2016|

You can go to just about any place on Earth and find hematite. This iron oxide is one of the most abundant minerals on the planet. It is an important ore for iron. It has a variety of diverse uses, including the production of pigments, in preparations used for heavy media separation, in radiation shielding, and as ballast, to name a few.


If you’re a student of feng shui, the ancient Chinese art and science of balancing the energies of a space, then you’ve probably heard of hematite. Not only is hematite sought as an aid to bringing peace and balance into your home, it is also associated with the balance of good health and good fortune. If meditation and gemstone energy powers interest you, hematite should be a very popular item on your shopping list. […]