Currently Browsing: February 2009

Fun Facts

Take an entertaining look at the world of beads with our collection of interesting fun facts that range from the history of beads to the mythical powers of gemstones. Early Uses For Agate Agate was used in Egyptian rings and cameos over 3,000 years ago. Gold in Volume All of the gold in the world […]

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Tucson – A First-Timer’s Look

The Tucson Gem and Jewelry show is the premier event of the year for anyone in the business of making jewelry or other artistic creations that include beads, gems, minerals or fossils. Tucson’s hotels open up to host a wide variety of vendors creating mini stores for the thousands of attendees to browse through. With […]

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Spring Roundelle Bracelet

I purchased the 7.5mm Multi Roundelle 50 piece pack several months ago, and struggled how to use it. I finally came up with this pattern, using Bronze Toho Bead 11/0 between the colors, and a Antique Silver Bar & Ring Clasp set. It makes me think of spring! – Artbeads.com customer Michele D. Do you […]

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Swarovski Channel Set Links Necklace

My name is Barbara. I work in Customer Service at Artbeads.com. I used the Vintage Look Link Necklace pattern from the Learning Center and instead of using Swarovski Pearls, I used Swarovski Channel Set Links and Channel Drops in the colors Black Diamond, Jet and Crystal.

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Fashion Trends

We’ve just updated our Fashion Trends for 2009! Get a sneak preview of the upcoming Spring/Summer 2009 fashion trends in our Learning Center. We’ll show you which products you can use to incorporate bright, kaleidoscopic colors and punchy pastels into your designs.

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Opening and Closing Jump Rings

Watch this excerpt from our upcoming All in One Handy Tip where we show you how to build a simple necklace from start to finish! In this video you will learn the best way to open and close your jump rings with chain nose pliers as you incorporate them into your designs. Keep your eyes […]

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Making faux dichroic glass pieces

Q: Hi, I’m interested in making small faux dichroic glass pieces.  Where might I find directions and a list of supplies needed?  Are kits available? Looking forward to hearing from you….   Donna A: We don’t carry any kits making Dichroic Glass but we do carry a product called Magic Glos that can be used to […]

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My Top Ten Artbeads.com Products

My name is Megan and I am the Product Marketing Assistant. In my job, I’m a Jill of all trades. I do everything from sorting through samples to booking airline flights.  1. Bronze Antique Style Letter Pendant – M (BRNZ-PEND13) 2. Sterling Silver 11.4mm Hammered Square Link (ISLX-0037) 3. Blacklip Shell Rectangle Pendant 26x15mm – […]

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Artbeads.com Facebook FAQ

Become an Artbeads.com Fan on Facebook and be part of a network of over 1,000 beaders, receive all of our latest updates and participate in events! If you are already a fan of Artbeads.com on Facebook, you can easily find our page by logging into your account. On your profile page, click on the “Info” […]

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