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Entries from March 2009

A Poem About Artbeads.com

March 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment

Recently one of our customers sent us a poem about our company. The way she waxed poetic (pardon the pun) about us, you’d think we’d paid her to write it! But we didn’t. It was so clever and made us feel so proud that we had to share it.

Artbeads.com
Is home to beads,
Providing great products
For all of your needs.

From gemstones to crystals,
Findings and more,
You get awesome service
From this online store.

The learning center
On this website,
Can help you
Any day or night.

The Staff is awesome,
And the sales are great,
I’m a “Beaddicted” to Artbeads,
And to bead, I can’t wait.

By Glo Hamilton

Thanks Glo!

- Artbeads.com

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Tags: Just For Fun!

Elegant Elephant Tea Cosie

March 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Designed by Artbeads.com customer

Designed by Artbeads.com customer Kathleen Gray

I have an unusual design, a tea cosie made from silk, in the shape of an elephant with beads adorning it. The beads help to create the illusion of the elephant. I brought the beads with me from artbeads, using mostly Tohos. druks, and lapis lazuli for the eyes. I am currently in India traveling and was inspired by the Kudamattom ritual in Southern India. The ritual celebrates the local goddesses with spectacular processions of finely decorated elephants. The elephants are painted, bejeweled, and given a beautiful satin robe. I have named this piece “Elegant Elephant Tea Cosie” in celebration of the goddess at tea time!

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Tags: Customer Gallery of Designs

Blinged Out License Plate Frame

March 19th, 2009 · 6 Comments


I work at Artbeads.com. I wanted to add some bling to my little car, so I got a few license plate frames and some Swarovski Flatback Rhinestones. I used the colors Cobalt, Light Sapphire AB, and Light Siam for these 3 frames. I can’t decide on which one I really like–they all look great!!

- Artbeads.com employee Barbara

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Tags: Employee Gallery of Designs

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life

March 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Team Lynnea

Team Lynnea

An American Cancer Society Relay for Life team event will be held at South Kitsap High School in Port Orchard, Friday May 29th.  The event Starts at 6:00pm and ends Saturday May 30th at 3:00pm. We have donated Sterling Silver Awareness Ribbon Charms(CHARM369) to help Team Lynnea raise money for the cause. You can help support the cause by visiting The American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

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Tags: Company News

Swarovski Innovations Are Here!

March 9th, 2009 · No Comments

New CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Innovations. We are proud to introduce over 100 new beads, components, rhinestones and more, of CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements 2010 innovations! We have two new crystal colors – air blue opal and crystal red magma – along with the new crystal platinum pearl color and loads of new styles.

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Tags: New Product Introductions

LillyPilly Earrings

March 5th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Hello, My name is Megan and I work at Artbeads.com in the Product Marketing Department. I’ve always loved the Lillypilly Shell Pendants and a couple months ago I was going through some product and came across the light olive swirling ivy pendants. As soon as I saw them I knew I wanted to make them into earrings. To dress them up a little, I added 3 freshwater pearls.

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Tags: Employee Gallery of Designs

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