Currently Browsing: November 2009

3-Day After Thanksgiving Sale

Our biggest sale of the year has now begun! Shop the 3-Day After Thanksgiving Sale to save 20% on orders of $60 or more storewide.


Earring Ideas for Under $25

Creating beautiful jewelry doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. has dozens of earring design ideas under $25. Whether you are creating gifts on a budget or just want to create a fun pair of earrings for yourself, these ideas are sure to satisfy almost any need. You’ll be amazed at […]


CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements – Winter Trends 2009

Anyone can find their creative muse this winter with these beautiful nature-inspired color trends using Swarovski. This PDF contains five color trends that feature beautiful combination of crystal colors. Fashion apparel, jewelry, personal accessories and home décor will be replete with rich, passionate colors harmoniously balanced by earthy neutrals. From Volcanic Reds and Ocean Blues […]

CONTINUE READING Featured in The Best of Stringing 2009

Two autumn designs created by owner Cynthia Kimura are featured in The Best of Stringing 2009.  Late Harvest is a simply elegant necklace featuring silk ribbon, swarovski crystals and a stunning LillyPilly pendant.    You’ll also find the bracelet Tahitian Path which was made using Swarovski Tahitian pearls and our popular sterling silver stick spacers. For similiar jewelry designs visit […]


While the holidays are a time for family and celebrating, they can also be incredibly stressful. This year, instead of trying to narrow down the perfect gift idea and then fighting the crowds to purchase it, head over to and pick up a high quality gift bundle. These fun gift bundles are great as […]


Christmas Inspirations: Create Your Style Instructional Guides

At we’ve add three new Christmas inspirations to our growing list of Create Your Style Instructional Guides. In these guides you’ll find the steps you’ll need to create a fun Christmas card, a decorative paper box and even a glamorous bejeweled manicure for holiday get-togethers. Box Little Secret Instructions Nail Design Instructions Christmas Tree […]


Glue-In Bails and Caps Handy Tip Video

This Handy Tip video will show you how to use Glue-In Bails and Caps to create a fun Christmas tree ornament and a beautiful necklace with a Murano glass bead. Creating beautiful jewelry has never been so easy and fun! For more Handy Tip Videos visit our Learning Center.


Introducing Metallite™: A Brand New Line of Products

Sometimes finding great jewelry products for a low price seems nearly impossible. That’s not the case now that carries Metallite™ products. Metallite™ by ZambaPro™ is a brand new line of high-quality jewelry components that are extremely lightweight and inexpensive. This means you can use them for projects you may not have normally considered, such […]


Holiday Jewelry Ideas

When it comes to the holidays, the best gifts come from the heart. Show everyone on your gift list that you care by creating a handmade piece of jewelry. has simple jewelry design ideas to help you create beautiful gifts for your loved ones, or make one for yourself and wear it to all […]


Fairy Theme Necklace

The piece I created resulted from several different things. The biggest thing is that my sister, Cynthia Thornton, just released a book called Enchanted Adornments: Creating Mixed-Media Jewelry with Metal Clay, Wire, Resin & More from Interweave Press. To celebrate the release of the book, we became sponsors of the prize for Art Bead Scene’s […]