When we first thought of the idea of beading a cell phone case or pouch, we knew we had to show how to give it modern style without it appearing like the beaded purses we all had as little girls. This is our beautiful final product!
Before autumn officially ends, we here at Legendary Beads wanted to take advantage of the beautiful palette provided by this season. Here are some great examples of autumn or fall jewelry for inspiration. Also, check out our previous post about the pearls and leather bracelet for another great autum
Having a hard time finding inspiration for a jewelry piece to go with your costume? Well, we here at Legendary Beads have thought of some ideas for basic costumes, The Skeleton, The Pirate, and The Flapper. The Skeleton A wonderful costume that can be fun for the whole family gets a beady twist! Cer
A while back we were putting on a soldering demo and we came to the portion covering how to solder a jump ring closed. If any of you’ve ever tried this you know how frustrating it can be keeping the tiny piece of solder on top of the jump ring while applying heat from your torch. One of our
Have you ever made a piece of jewelry that was just calling out for a unique clasp but just didn’t have one on hand? We have been doing some experimenting in the past few weeks with using pendants, charms, and links for clasps. It just goes to show you that things aren’t always what they
Have you ever wanted to antique a sterling silver piece but never knew how? Maybe you are not interested in using heat or chemicals to add patina to your silver? If you are looking for an all natural way to add some color to your piece by giving it an antique look, then consider using eggs. Yes that
If there is one thing that dives us crazy more than anything else, it is any sentence that starts with the words “It has to be done this way,” or, “You have to do it like this.” There are recommended techniques and styles in jewelry making, however, one of the greatest things about creating your ow
Have you ever gone to make a pair of earrings only to realize that the earring is hanging the wrong way off the earwire? Rather than add a jump ring to the design, a quick way to fix the issue is to simply twist the loop on the earwire! You won’t believe how many times we have used this trick