Currently Browsing: September 2009

Swarovski Color-Changing Crystals

Did you know that Swarovski has two colors that change depending on the lighting they receive? We have created animated images that perfectly reflect these unique color-changing crystals. Cantaloupe has a soft green color under fluorescent and natural light but changes to a beautiful peach color under incandescent lighting. Under fluorescent light and sunlight, alexandrite appears light blue […]

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New Shipping Option

Artbeads.com now offers free priority shipping and 24-hour turnaround on all U.S. orders of $75 or more! We want to get all orders shipped in the quickest way possible at the lowest cost to our customers. We give these orders special attention to make sure they’re out our doors within 24 hours of the orders […]

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A Visit to Boeing

Recently I was fortunate enough to be one of only a few of FedEx’s customers invited to attend the ceremonial delivery to Federal Express of their first Boeing 777 freighter, manufactured about 50 miles from Artbeads.com at Boeing’s Everett facility. Prior to the delivery of the jet, we were given an expanded tour of Boeing’s […]

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Top Rated Products

18″ 2.0mm Satin Necklace – Black Overall Rating  5 Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Crystal Red Magma Overall Rating  4.5 3-Strand Multi-Strand Endpiece Overall Rating 4.3 18x24mm Porcelain Puffed Rectangle Fall Leaves Overall Rating 5 18x15mm Matte Light Sapphire Resin Heart Pendant Overall Rating 5 Sterling Silver Awareness Ribbon Charm Overall Rating 5 Click here […]

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20% Off All Awareness Items

From awareness ribbon charms to pink Venetian glass beads, these awareness items will help you promote the causes that are closest to your heart.

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Tying off non-elastic string

Q: Hi Bailey, My question for you is, what is the best and easiest way (as I am a beading novice) to tie off or end a beaded bracelet or necklace using non-elastic string?  I have just gotten into beading and have made quite a few anklets and necklaces but always using wire and putting […]

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Fall Colors Necklace

My inspiration was doing something with fall colors by using the new Swarovski color, Red Magma.    3 – 26x16mm Topaz Leaf Pendant 7 – 4mm Tanzanite Bicones 24 – 4mm Olivine Bicones 8 – 8mm Faceted Red Magma Rounds 31 – 1/2″ headpins 11 – 6mm 20 gauge jumprings 3 – 8mm jumprings 20 […]

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ICE Resin® Handy Tip Video

Watch this informative video to learn how to use ICE Resin® to create layered pieces that display your unique personality. Whether you are creating a necklace or embellishing a scrapbook page, ICE Resin® will help you add strength and color to your designs.

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Swarovski lariat

I’d like to share this piece with your Customer Gallery of Designs. The lariat is made with gold-filled chain, Swarovski bicones and a Swarovski Teardrop Pendant in Crystal Volcano, and twisted gold wire. Hope you like it! – By Artbeads. com customer Moira McEvoy www.mysticpesto.artfire.com

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Swarovski Chainmail

Hi, My name is Drew and I work in the Customer Service Department at Artbeads.com. I was inspired by the Renaissance Fair recently to work on some chainmaille jewelry and incorporate some sparkle using the beautiful Swarovski crystals that we sell. This piece has lots of sparkle and it makes me feel sooooo classy when […]

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