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641 views, 1 by Robyn


Whats your Favorite bead stitch/ Jewelry making technique

I love doing bead stitch my fav is the brick stitch, it can create so many beautiful patterns, and its a quick stitch. My most hated was right angle weave, its simple enough right? Round and round you go, ( this was years ago) I was determined to...

220 views, 0 by Sharon


Newbie to Jewelry making - Crafting for years

Hi – I am Sharon, owner of Bayou Rose Bazaar! I have always loved crafting. It all started many (many) years ago. In 2003 I started painting on glass and selling my creations on ebay, a website, and craft fairs. Hurricane Katrina hit and it all...

229 views, 0 by Jewelryonthego


Jewelry Making is a hell of a drug

I am new on this site and I just love it. I am looking forward to meeting new people that understands the habit of a jewelry maker. When you make jewelry, everything is a chore. Is this gift from the devil? How many beads can you have? All I do...

433 views, 0 by Caitlin


New to the community.

Hello everyone, my name is Caitlin. I’m new to the jewelry making world. I love seeing all the creations on this website. I will post mine as I make them. :)

493 views, 0 by idahRose

What is the best wire for floating necklaces

Hello I am new to jewelry making, and would love to know what is the best wire to use for floating necklaces and elastic bracelets. Thank you

578 views, 0 by shawn


some info about me

Hi all my name is Shawn. .a 57 year guy who became interested in jewelry making as an extension of my interest in gemstone collecting. I have yet to incorporate my gemstones into my jewelry, but I did develope an extensive bead collection...

568 views, 1 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

TIPS: Fixing A Mistake

What are your tips/strategies and questions for when you make a mistake during the jewelry-making process?

308 views, 0 by rubyred

newbie here

Hello fellow beaders, I am new to jewelry making and I am enjoying it very much. I look forward to talking to my fellow beaders for a long time to come. Happy beading!!

270 views, 0 by coolerchick

How did you learn to make jewelry?

Hello all, I’m interested in learning how to make jewelry. Actually charms and pendants. How did you guys start? Did you go to college? Is there a difference between jewelry making and pendant making? Sorry just starting out and thought...

240 views, 0 by Annah Kay

Annah Kay

New as well!

Hello everyone ☺ I am Annah, and a friend shared this site on facebook today. So glad she did. I am relatively new to jewelry making itself, although I have spent a number of years cutting & forming cabs for other designs under my mother’s...

161 views, 0 by AnnMichael Jewelry


Hello Everyone, My name is Annette Asbury and I’m new to this forum but hoping to meet new friends in the jewelry making community!

260 views, 0 by Delilah


New here (sort of)

I had joined awhile back and created my profile but never got around to introduce myself. My name is Delilah and I live in Florida. I never had interest in jewelry making until recently. I love creating but very new to this type of craft. So...

176 views, 0 by magpiemama

Greetings from the newbie!

Hi all! I’m new to the group. I’ve always been a bit of a magpie, so I guess jewelry-making was inevitably going to be my outlet. I like everything, so I’m always up to try something new. I’m partial to wire, but also enjoy bead stringing...

443 views, 0 by ABJewels

Help me find this pendant please!

I saw this necklace at Target and wanted to recreate. I cannot think of the right words to search for this type of pedant and cannot find anything like just looking at jewelry making supply websites. Any help in locating this kind of pendant is...

248 views, 0 by Terrie

Terrie bead, or to plant spring flowers?

The weather is finally getting nice here, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of West Virginia. The ice has finally melted off my deck, and the yard is drying out and it’s time for planting spring flowers. I now find myself torn, between working on a...

172 views, 0 by Linda Anderson

Linda Anderson

Linda Anderson

Hello I am Linda. Thank you for accepting me in the group. I am a retired elementary teacher, mother, wife and friend to many.😃 It is my passion for art, design and color that feeds my creative mind. Sewing, knitting, crocheting,crafting,and...

178 views, 0 by Andy B

Andy B

Greetings from Northern Ontario

With this years cold weather I find it hard to get into my woodworking shop. Ever since I quit smoking (Seven months ago, yaaaaw) I needed something else to do… So, I watch a few hundred hours of You Tube to find … jewelry making, that is...

339 views, 0 by PepperWinfrey

Best place for online beads

What are some websites for the best priced beads? I’m new to jewelry making and don’t want to spend a ton on beads, but an finding this hobby is quickly adding up! I’m specifically interested in wooden beads and colorful beads.

250 views, 0 by Jean Bruce

Jean Bruce

Not new but been missing from the community

Hi all! Been missing from the community, and jewelry making for a while, my three grown children keep me very busy, I don’t think they will ever grow up. My daughter just had a baby six weeks ago, my first grandchild, so now I very busy with...

318 views, 0 by Janine


Would this make designing easier for you?

Hi Everyone! I’m thinking of starting some kind of website around made-to-order bead jewelry or a digital bead jewelry design tool, and I’m wondering if it’s even a valid idea. Long story short is that I’m a combat veteran that developed some...