Jewelry-Making Tools: Flat-Nose Pliers

As a jewelry designer, it’s important to have a pair of good-quality flat-nose pliers in your toolbox. Flat-nose pliers are considered a multi-purpose tool when making jewelry. They can be used for manipulating wire, opening and closing jump rings, and smashing crimp beads. In addition, flat-nose pliers are especially handy for making perfect wire-wrapped coils. … Continue Reading

Jewelry Trend Forecast 2019: Tassel Earrings

At Beadworks, we’re all about keeping up with the latest jewelry trends of 2019. As the weather continues to get warmer, it’s no surprise that tassel earrings have been making a huge comeback. When we think of tassel earrings,  the three words that come to mind are boho-chic, free-spirited, and stylish. So whether you’re wearing … Continue Reading

5 Expert Tips for Beginner Jewelry Makers

We can’t think of a more satisfying feeling than designing and making your own jewelry. Making jewelry can be a relaxing, fun, and creative experience. In addition, it is one of the most diverse hobbies! There are so many branches within the world of jewelry-making, such as metalsmithing, wire-wrapping, bead looming, and so forth. Here … Continue Reading