Welcome to Beads Direct!
I'm Leah, and I am here to help you get started with your new and exciting hobby, jewellery making! Starting a new craft can feel daunting but we're always here to help, and rest assured that once you master one or two basic techniques you will be able to make a wide variety of different jewellery items. I have created lots of resources to help you get started, so please take a look below. There are information pages to tell you what's what, beginner projects if you're ready to dive straight in, video tutorials if you want to watch how it's done and links to some of our most popular products. There's also a carefully crafted starter kit containing a variety of beads and basics to get you started. I hope you will enjoy jewellery making as much as I do!
Have fun, Leah x
Complete Guide to Jewellery Making
Start your collection today and master all the aspects of making your own gorgeous designs.
New to Jewellery Making?
We've created a starter kit for new jewellery makers that contains everything you need to get your feet off the ground
Findings are the important little pieces used to connect, secure and finish your jewellery. Find out all about the different types of finding.
Wires, Cord and Tools
Choosing the right tools, wire and cord can be a challenge. Discover what you need to know to begin jewellery making here.
With a few basic techniques jewellery making is simple. This section will show you how to master the techniques you will use again and again to create different pieces of jewellery. Our step by step instructions and videos will guide you through connecting with jump rings, making headpin and eyepin loops, crimping and more.