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Making Jewelry With Interchangeable Frolic Beads
Our Frolic™ Collection is more than just beads! Watch all the ways you and your customers can create custom pieces using our Frolic beads, chains, drops and more.
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Making Fused Argentium Beads
See how to use Argentium Sterling discs to create a variety of bead designs.
Video
How To Use Pearl Caps to Mount Pearls for Jewelry
Don't want to struggle with mounting pearls? Try this simple, easy-to-do method for mounting pearls using pearl caps and epoxy. Use the components to create a wide range of jewelry designs from earrings to necklaces.
Video
How To Use Glue-In Bead Grommets
Glue-in bead grommets give your pieces a professional look without risking damage to the bead. Mark Nelson shows you how easy it is.
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Gray Freshwater Cultured Pearl Strand with Hinge Accents Project
This gorgeous strand of gray freshwater cultured pearls features accents of sterling silver link components. Learn how to make your own in this project from Rio Grande!
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Project Accessory "Fantabulous Fold-Over Bag", Week Four
Swarovski gets its groove on! Check out our take on Project Accessory's Week Four challenge in this beaded fold-over bag project from Rio Grande.
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Pearl and Swarovski Five-Strand Necklace Project
With white freshwater cultured pearls and Swarovski crystal tapered beads, you can create this 5-strand sparkling bridal necklace in this project from Rio Grande.
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Swarovski Neoncolors Pearls "Convertible Necklace and Bracelet" Project
Create eye-popping designs using Swarovski Neoncolors pearls! This design by Yvonne M. Padilla is a clever necklace and bracelet in one--integrate the bracelet into the necklace or wear the two pieces separately.
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Sterling Silver and Murano Glass Frolic Bead Necklace How-To Inspirations Project
Make a colorful Murano glass Frolic bead and sterling silver neck ring necklace in minutes with step-by-step instructions from Rio Grande.
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Galatea Pearl Drop Earrings Project
Follow the steps in this project from Rio Grande to create these delightful pearl drop earrings using Galatea carved pearls.
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Jet Blue Brilliance Frolic Beads Bracelet Project
Make a rubber cord bracelet with brilliant sterling silver, crystal-set, genuine stone and Murano glass Frolic® beads using these easy-to-follow instructions from Rio Grande.
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Lavender Pearl Strand with Hinged Cage Clasp Project
Create a classic! In this project from Rio Grande, you'll string lavender freshwater cultured pearls onto bead cord and finish with a sterling hinged clasp.
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Ice Princess Crystal Quartz and Swarovski Icicle Necklace Project
Crystal clear quartz icicle beads combine beautifully with various shades of blue Swarovski beads for this beaded necklace project--just in time for holiday parties!
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Frolic Bead Lariat Necklace Project
Mix 'n' matched beads from Rio Grande’s Frolic® bead line are strung onto leather cord to create colorful jewelry designs--fast and easy!
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Martinis and Mistletoe Red Briolette Necklace Project
Va-va-voom! Luscious Siam red Swarovski briolette drops mingle with sterling smooth and stardust beads for a classic fashion statement in this necklace project from Rio Grande.
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Sterling Silver Snowflake and Swarvoski Elements Bracelet, Idea Project
Beautiful Blue Denim AB Swarovski Elements beads hang from sterling silver snowflake components in this bracelet idea project from Rio Grande.
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Black Onyx Multi-Strand Bracelet, Idea Project
Three strands of round black onyx beads create an impressive bracelet in this design idea from Rio Grande.
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Project Accessory Swarovski "Vintage Chandelier Earrings" Project, Week Two
Dozens of Swarovski crystals hang from sterling components to create drop-dead gorgeous chandelier earrings in this project from Rio Grande—our version of the Week Two challenge on Project Accessory!
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How To Make A Swarovski Gemcolors Pearl Necklace Project
Create this fun and colorful necklace using big and bold Swarovski Gemcolors pearls and a variety of Swarovski faceted beads in this stringing project from Rio.
How To
How to Make a Frolic Bead Lariat Bracelet
Learn how to quickly make a lariat-style bracelet accented with Frolic® or other large-hole beads in this how-to from Rio Grande.
How To
How To Describe Tahitian Pearls
What's a Tahitian pearl? customers ask. Here's how to answer their questions.
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How to Clean Stone Beads
How to clean your stone beads, ensuring they look their best and wear beautifully.
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How Many Beads Do I Need?
This bead chart helps you to approximate the number of beads it will take to string the length of strand you want.
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How to Make Beaded Bracelets In an Instant!
Learn how to use Frolic threaded bracelets and chains to create beaded designs--quick and easy!
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How To Turn Teardrop Beads Into Bead Cones
Learn this neat trick for converting any teardrop-shaped bead into a bead cone.
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Understanding Pearl Grades
Learn the definitions of each pearl grade.
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How to Clean Tube Beads (Heishi)
Knowing how to clean tube beads (heishi) keeps them bright and sparkling.

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