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Solstice Beading or “Tame the Chaos with Beading”

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Our world is in chaos. The pandemic, which seemed to ease off over the summer, has returned with ferocity! And in our own beading world, on the heels of the demise of the Bead and Button magazine, an even worse calamity: the Swarovski line of top-quality crystals and (glass) pearls is withdrawing from the retail … Continue reading Solstice Beading or “Tame the Chaos with Beading”

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Swarovski Bicones Get Gorgeous

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Did you know…. The 5301 bicone by Swarovski is getting an overhaul! As if they were not beautiful enough, they are going to be replaced by the 5328 XILION, a copyrighted cut giving the bicone more brilliance and light reflection. Basically, where you have an edge on the 5301 (from the pointed end towards the … Continue reading Swarovski Bicones Get Gorgeous

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