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The Ultimate Wholesale Jewelry Supplies Guide for Your Small Business

Jewelry-making has appealed to creative entrepreneurial types for centuries, and it’s not hard to see why. It’s a craft that’s relatively approach...

Why Are Freshwater Pearls Not Round?

If you have spent any time browsing pearls to use in your jewelry creations, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that freshwater pearls offer much more var...

How to Knot Pearls: Everything You Need to Know

There is no other piece of jewelry that showcases the same timeless elegance as a strand of pearls. Whether you are working with freshwater or salt...

A Jewelry Maker’s Guide: What Are Keshi Pearls?

One of the great things about being a jewelry maker is having the opportunity to work with all sorts of beautiful materials. There are, of course, ...

A Beginner’s Guide: How to Wire Wrap Pearls

For hundreds of years, professional jewelers have used all sorts of different settings to hold gemstones in place when making jewelry. Recently, ho...

How to Price Handmade Jewelry & Cut Costs

Whether you are brand new to making jewelry or you’ve been at it for a while and just recently decided to try to sell your creations for a profit, ...

What Are Stress Relief Beads & How Do They Work?

During challenging times, it is natural to seek ways to keep stress and anxiety at bay. While things like going for a walk, relaxing in a warm bubb...

How to Make a Pearl Choker Necklace

If you want to make a piece of jewelry that’s simple, sophisticated, and downright beautiful, you can’t go wrong with a pearl choker necklace. Whil...

How to Make a Metal Bead Bracelet for Charms & More

When you think about beads, natural gemstones may be the first material that comes to mind. There are, however, many other options out there. Metal...

What Colors Do Pearls Come In: Best Pearls for Your Project

When you are in the market for natural gemstones to use in your jewelry-making projects, pearls are always an appealing option. Whether you are int...

How to Make a Beaded Necklace for Mother’s Day

No matter how old you are, nothing tells mom “I love you” quite as well as a homemade gift for Mother’s Day. Once you’ve passed a certain age, thou...

Gold Chain for Jewelry Making: How to Pick the Best One

While the beads you use tend to have the biggest impact on the overall appearance of your creations, the chain matters, too. In addition to impacti...