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Learn how to make jewelry...Subscribe to beading magazines! Here's a list of the best jewelry making magazines published in the USA, UK and Australia!

What Bead Jewelry Making Magazines Offer

Great magazines on making jewelry abound! Find one that's right for you...

I've done a little research for you. From this list of great bead magazines, compare one jewelry making magazine to another before subscribing to any. (I subscribe to seven of them! Yeah, I'm a fanatic.)

A jewelry making magazine offers...

  • Jewelry Making Instructions
  • New Beading Techniques
  • Jewelry Making Techniques
  • Jewelry Making Beads Info
  • Beading Instructions for Bead Stitching
  • Beading Projects
  • Jewelry Making Tools How To
  • Jewelry Making Ideas

The list is almost endless, but you get the idea. And, if you didn't, here's a few other things beading magazines offer...

  • Bead Show Announcements
  • Bead Supplier Info
  • How to Sell Your Jewelry Articles
  • Gemstone Info
  • A Gallery of Designs by Subscribers
  • Bead or Beading Craft Projects
  • And a whole lot more...

Most even offer a digital version as well. And, now, thanks to today's technology, digital only magazines are available. So, if you've run out of storage space for all of your mags, check out some beading and jewelry making fun via digital magazine downloads!

Read on. You'll find the best bead magazine for you!

Best Beading Magazines List...

1. Art Jewelry Magazine

Art Jewelry Magazine

Art Jewelry Magazine is a great magazine. Its articles focus on specific jewelry making techniques vs. true beading techniques to create art jewelry and non-jewelry objects. Information on jewelry making tools, safety issues, and the latest products is also provided. It doesn't contain beading projects for the traditional beader.

Jewelry Making Instructions: metal jewelry, metal clay, stone setting, polymer clay, wire jewelry
Jewelry Making Projects Levels: beginner, intermediate, advanced
Published: Six times/year

2. Bead and Button Magazine

Bead and Button Magazine

This magazine is the original beading magazine. Bead and Button Magazine focuses on bead weaving, but its beading projects cover a variety of beading techniques.

Beading Instructions: bead weaving, bead stitching, seed bead projects, wirework, polymer clay, bead crochet
Beading Projects Level: beginner, intermediate, advanced
Published: Six times/year

3. Bead Style Magazine

Bead Style Magazine

Bead Style Magazine is the USA's leading magazine for bead enthusiasts. Every issue delivers many bead projects that show you how to make "fast, fashionable, and fun" jewelry and accessories. If you want to make the latest bead jewelry that you see in your favorite department store or boutique this would be the magazine to get. 

4. Bead Unique Magazine

Bead Unique Magazine

This magazine demonstrates how beads can accent other areas of our lives besides beaded jewelry. It's bead projects cover beaded jewelry, embellishments, bejeweled fashions and home decor. For variety in beading projects, Bead Unique Magazine is a great choice.

Beading Instructions: jewelry making projects, stringing projects, non-jewelry beading projects
Beading Projects Level: beginner, intermediate, advanced
Published: Four times/year


5. Beadwork Magazine

Beadwork Magazine

Primarily a magazine on bead weaving techniques, Beadwork Magazine offers bead stitching projects for the advanced beader. The projects cover jewelry, beaded artwork and some decorative home decor.

Beading Instructions: beading projects, bead weaving, bead stitching, seed bead projects
Beading Projects Level: intermediate, advanced
Published: Six times/year

6. Belle Armoire Jewelry Magazine

Belle Amoire Magazine

If you like nontraditional, outside-the-box, unusual handmade jewelry, found objects jewelry, steam punk jewelry or truly trendy beaded jewelry, Belle Armoire Jewelry Magazine is the magazine for you. Lots of beginner jewelry making projects that run the gamut of stringing, making polymer clay beads and incorporating found or natural objects into your jewelry. This magazine just may help you to release the artist within.

Jewelry Making Instructions: bead stringing projects, wire jewelry projects, wire crochet, polymer clay and more
Jewelry Making Projects Level: beginner, intermediate
Published: Six times/year

7. Jewelry Artist Magazine

Jewelry Artist Magazine

One of the few monthly magazines, Jewelry Artist Magazine is very similar to Art Jewelry Magazine. It contains helpful information on how and where to sell your jewelry. Its articles focus on specific jewelry making techniques vs. true beading techniques to create art jewelry and non-jewelry objects. Information on jewelry making tools, safety issues, and the latest products is also provided. It doesn't contain beading projects for the traditional beader.

Jewelry Making Instructions: metal jewelry, metal clay jewelry, lapidary, some wire jewelry projects
Jewelry Making Projects Level: intermediate, advanced
Published: Twelve times/year

8. RitzyToo Magazine

RitzyToo is a highly popular, 100% free, digital magazine serving the Hand Crafted Jewelry Making community with over 1 million readers per issue. RitzyToo features interesting articles, helpful videos, and fun Free designer patterns/tutorials for stunning projects. RitzyToo is the official magazine for the emerging handcrafted online marketplace, RitzyFaire.

Jewelry Making Instructions: jewelry making, beading and crafts
Jewelry Making Projects Levels: beginner, intermediate, advanced
Published: Six times/year

9. Stringing Magazine

Stringing Magazine

A magazine devoted to the most basic form of jewelry making - stringing beads. A great beading magazine for beginners. Stringing Magazine will introduce you to the world of making your own jewelry with lots of cool, fashionable bead jewelry designs for necklaces, bracelets and earrings.

Beading Instructions: bead stringing projects
Beading Projects Level: beginner
Published: Four times/year

10. Step by Step Wire Jewelry Magazine

Wire Jewelry Magazine

If wire is your thing, this one's for you. A magazine devoted to making wire jewelry. Step by Step Wire Jewelry magazine covers the many forms of wire jewelry with step by step wire jewelry making techniques, wire jewelry supplies, wire jewelry designs gallery and more.

Jewelry Making Instructions: wire jewelry projects, wire wrapped jewelry
Jewelry Making Projects Level: beginner, intermediate
Published: Five times/year

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11. Bead Magazine

Bead Magazine

An excellent all-around beginner and intermediate techniques magazine, Bead Magazine covers a lot of different beading techniques, including how to make beads. It shows jewelry with fashion. Love that. The magazine also has a TV channel where you can watch videos of how to make projects. How cool is that!

Beading Instructions: beadwork or seed bead jewelry, wire jewelry projects, stringing projects
Beading Projects Level: beginner, intermediate
Published: Six times/year

12. Make Jewellery Magazine

Make Jewellery Magazine

With lots of beginner beading projects to try you won't be bored with Make Jewellery Magazine. The magazine mixes jewelry and fashion, has lots of tips, techniques and resources. Find out how to make vintage jewelry too.

Beading Instructions: bead stringing projects, wire jewelry projects
Beading Projects Level: beginner
Published: Six times/year

13. Making Jewellery Magazine

Making Jewellery Magazine

A leading UK published magazine Making Jewellery Magazine is for the beading enthusiasts who want to try a lot of different beading techniques. Every issue delivers many bead projects that show you what fashion to wear with your jewelry. Fashion and jewelry...Love it!

Beading Instructions: bead stringing projects, wire jewelry projects, making silver jewelry, precious metal clay
Beading Projects Level: beginner, intermediate, advanced
Published: Six times/year

Beading Magazine Available in Australia...

14. Creative Beading Magazine

Creative Beading Magazine

Lots of information about beads and bead artists. Creative Beading Magazine has projects using a lot of different beading techniques with lots of clear, concise instructions.

Beading Instructions: wire jewelry projects, stringing, polymer clay and more
Beading Projects Level: beginner
Published: Six times/year


Beading magazines offer a ton of jewelry making information, jewelry making techniques and inspiration.

Having trouble deciding which jewelry making magazine to get? Check out a few in a bookstore, craft store or at a newsstand before subscribing. You're sure to find one that's just right for you. Then subscribe and enjoy regularly!

Wishing you many hours of blissful reading and ogling!

Wanda

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