create & learn with beaders from around the world

Get beading tips, techniques, design ideas and more from the Lima Beads studio. Plus, share your designs and meet other beaders!

Designer Spotlight

Joined Nov ’06

Design Gallery

Browse thousands of beading designs for inspiration—and add your own!

Blue Like Royalty

An eclectic mix of Lima's wonderful selection of Czech beads, finished with a Tierracast button...

View Design »

Peacock on a string

Hi! It's been a LOOOOOOOONG time since I've posted. Life is crazy! Anyway. A friend of mine...

View Design »

Charleigh's Holiday Mala

My other best friend, Charleigh, has also had a very difficult year, so this is her Mala. It is...

View Design »

See More Beading Designs »

Fresh Picks

Check out Fresh Picks for color and texture combos to help you get started.

“Sock, Mitten & Angel Tree”

20% Off Today!
8 Picked 11/30/17

“Druzy Doosie”

2 Picked 12/15/17

“Happy Hanukkah”

2 Picked 12/15/17

“and the running of the deer”

3 Picked 12/15/17

“best ever (in my colors)”

1 Picked 12/14/17

“Carved Jade and...”

7 Picked 12/13/17

“"Someday I'll fly away. .”

6 Picked 12/12/17

Browse More Fresh Picks »