Currently Browsing: January 2009

Poppy Jasper and Hill Tribe Necklace

Hi, my name is Kristy, I work at Artbeads.com in the Art Department. One day I was browsing our website looking for a project and I came across a beautiful piece in our learning center that inspired me. The piece was “Hill Tribe Jasper“. I found a gorgeous pendant that I wanted to work with […]

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Employee Gallery of Designs

Do you have a piece of jewelry or craft project that you’ve made using all or mostly Artbeads.com products? Would you like to share your design with everyone on our blog? Submit an image of your work to artbeadsblog@gmail.com along with your name (or let us know if you’d like to remain anonymous), a small […]

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Customer Gallery of Designs

 Do you have a piece of jewelry or craft project that you’ve made using all or mostly Artbeads.com products? Would you like to share your design with everyone on our blog? Submit an image of your work to artbeadsblog@gmail.com along with your name (or let us know if you’d like to remain anonymous), a small […]

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Help has arrived for marketing your jewelry business.

Have you turned your passion for jewelry making into a money-making business? Would you like to? It seems that more and more of our customers are doing just that and many in fact have been doing it for years. The beginning of a new year is always a great time to think about starting a […]

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My Top Ten Artbeads.com Products

Hello Beaders! My name is Jessica and I am the Photographer at Artbeads.com. I have always been into wearing jewelry, but only recently become interested in actually making jewelry. I get to handle all of the products that we offer on the website, and often imagine how I would wear them. There are so many […]

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Interview with a New Beader

1. What’s your name and how long have you been beading for?       Megan, 2 months. 2. How did you get into beading?       By working at Artbeads.com 3. What got you hooked on beading?       I am very picky with the Jewelry I wear. This way, I can take what I like from       […]

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Sterling John

Fishing was always an important part of my life growing up in Alaska, but it wasn’t until just a couple of years ago that I discovered a passion for fly fishing. Perhaps it’s the closeness to nature, the required knowledge of local entomology (science of bugs), or the enjoyment I find in tying flies, which […]

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Artbeads.com Holiday Party 2009

On January 8, we gathered for the annual Artbeads.com holiday party. We were able to come together to socialize and enjoy a delicious Italian feast. Devin and Cynthia Kimura, the owners of the company, addressed the employees. They gave a rundown of the company’s progress and goals and thanked the employees for their hard work […]

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Can I use a bead reamer on Swarovski pearl beads?

Q: Hi, I have an idea for using Swarovski pearl beads which requires about a 20 gauge wire.  I know the beads come in a version with a larger than normal hole but I may still need to enlarge it a bit.  Do you know if a bead reamer can do this?  I know the […]

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