Category Archives: Manufacturing Tips
One of the issues confronted by all professional pearl and bead stringers is that most thread, including silk, stretches. Despite our best efforts and the best efforts of manufacturers, over time, the stretching results in gaps between beads and pearls, … Continue reading
I made a brief video outlining my objections to a recent article in an influential trade publication that offered subpar advice to its readership. Pearl and bead stringing is a critical niche in the jewelry making trade, just as stone … Continue reading
Here is a brief video I uploaded to youtube this morning describing my new Kindle release “Professional Pearl and Bead Stringing.” If you’re interested in taking a look at the book, here is the Amazon Kindle link. Please enjoy.
Today, I’m really pleased to announce the publication of “Professional Pearl and Bead Stringing” on Amazon’s Kindle. The illustrated Kindle book is drawn directly from the Professional Pearl and Bead Stringing DVDs, and present the three projects in the same … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago, I received an email from someone who inquired whether the DVDs taught her anything she didn’t already know or anything that wasn’t already freely available on youtube. The question is a good one, although obviously … Continue reading
To help stay current with industry news and trends I set up google alerts that dump information into a g-mail account. I find this is a fabulous way to see the latest news and keep up with sites I’m especially … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, I released a new DVD demonstrating how to work with wire to make jewelry. I want to emphasize that I am in no way changing my focus. Knowing how to work with wire is, I believe, … Continue reading