Well not exactly. The 5301 bicone bead has actually been redesigned to be even better in a number of ways. You can read all about it at http://beading.com.my/blog/swarovski-5328-xilion-bicone-replaces-5301-bicone/.
Forums are a great way to connect with other creative jewelry makers, learn new tips and tricks, get questions answered, and to help others. You will need to register for some of these to access the best content, but they are all free.
The most professional and highest quality videos usually have a cost, but for basic tutorials there are plenty or resources available on the Internet. Here are several great resources to get you started:
There is a very good selection of videos here. There are several for beginners including overviews of basic techniques such basic wire wrapping, soldering and sawing. There are also some high quality videos for… Continue