What Are Mystic Gemstone Beads?

Mystic Gemstone Beads There are so many spectacular gemstones that are created and mined from our Earth. Gemstones that are used in handcrafted jewelry are often drilled and referred to as beads. Beads come in many different shapes, sizes, colors, and specifications. For example, there are natural gemstone beads and enhanced gemstone beads. While some […]

Caring for Freshwater Pearls

How to Care for Freshwater Pearls Quality freshwater pearls should be handled gently and cared for properly in order to preserve its beautiful lustrous sheen. Failure to properly care for pearls may result in discoloration and/or chipping, and who wants that to happen?! We’ve decided to create a list of helpful tips that will hopefully […]

Gemstone Beads – Understand what AAA Quality Means and what Gemstones are Graded

Sapphire Briolette Gemstone Beads

Gemstone Classification In order to better understand the grading system of gemstone beads, we must first learn how gemstones are grouped. Gemstone beads are classified by three main categories: Gemstone Grading System While there is no universal grading system, many gemstone beads are graded based on their quality, color, cut, and clarity (somewhat similar to […]

Waist Beads 101

Waist beads are typically eclectic small colored glass beads on a wire or string that’s worn around the waist – commonly used as a decorative symbol tied to femininity. Though they have gained major popularity in America, the eccentric jewelry started in Africa. Many African women will wear waist beads to connect to their culture – […]

Jewelry Hack: Layering Chain Necklaces Like a Pro

Jewelry Hack 101: These multi-strand clasps will make your life THAT much easier! Who doesn’t love wearing their favorite necklaces all at once?! Layered necklaces are trendy, stylish, and fun to wear. Of course, there are some minor inconveniences with wearing layered necklaces. For example, it can be quite frustrating having to untangle each necklace […]

How to Make Beaded Rings

DIY Stretchy Beaded Rings If you couldn’t already tell, we’ve been obsessed with beaded rings! Not only are they incredibly easy to make, you can wear multiple rings and stack as many as you’d like. Whatever your preference may be, we’re confident you’ll love them as much as we do. Here’s what you’ll need to […]

The Healing Properties of Tourmaline

Healing Powers of Tourmaline Tourmaline is a popular gemstone that is admired for its beauty and metaphysical healing properties. It can be found in many different shades of colors such as pink, green (or a combination of both), blue, brown, and black. Thankfully, many tourmaline beads come in multi-colored strands! Here are some of the […]

5 Gemstone Beads for Perseverance

The Best Healing Crystals for Peace and Perseverance Feeling anxious or stressed out every so often is just a natural part of life. Whether these feelings of stress are a result of a starting a new job, going to college, or conflict in relationships, it’s important to find healthy ways to manage these emotions. Many […]