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What to Do When Bead Holes are the Wrong Size

Posted by Emily, The Weekend Mystic on

Easily Fix Bead Holes that are Too Big or Small There’s nothing worse than waiting days (or weeks) for your bead order to come in the mail, only to find the bead holes don’t fit your cord. Ugh, it’s the worst! Don’t worry – I gotchu! Below I show you how to fix bead holes that are too small, as well as a few different options for what to do when your bead holes are too large. Mala-making shouldn’t be frustrating – I hope you find these tips helpful! Bead Holes Too Small? First off, if you haven’t purchased a...

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Bracelet Calculator: How to Measure Bracelet Size

Posted by Emily, The Weekend Mystic on

Learn the right way to measure a wrist, then take the guesswork out of a perfect fit for your customers with this handy Bracelet Calculator! No matter what size beads you're using, you'll know exactly how long to make your bracelets, no math required.

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The Best Cord for Mala-Making

Posted by Emily, The Weekend Mystic on

How to Knot Gemstone Beads the Right Way Making your own mala beads can be a healing and meditative process in itself. Of course, choosing the gemstones to fit your intention is probably the best part, but did you know that the type of cord you choose can have special meaning too? Types of Cord Silk Cord  Silk is the strongest thread of all natural materials. 0.8mm silk cord boasts about 40 lbs. of tensile strength – that's pretty darn amazing if you ask me! Plus, it's biodegradable and better for the planet than oil-based synthetics. Silk has been a...

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Best Places to Buy Beads and Other Mala-Making Supplies

Posted by Emily, The Weekend Mystic on

Wanna know where I find all my supplies? Here's a running tally of the best sites to order from... This post will continue to be updated as I find awesome new resources, so keep checking back! :)

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