Currently Browsing: October 2009

Artbeads.com Treasure Hunt Winner

Artbeads.com recently sponsored a treasure hunt from Beader’s Showcase, an online jewelry community. Participants searched both websites to find two hidden images for a chance to win a $100 Artbeads.com gift certificate. The contest has now ended, and the winner has been chosen! Janel Dudley is our winner. She won the draw after correctly providing […]

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“Quality of Mercy” necklace

Inspired by a Michelle Shocked song as well as being a Shakespeare quote from “The Merchant of Venice”, the “Quality of Mercy” necklace was created with turquoise nuggets, Bali silver beads and a gorgeous Bali silver clasp, all from Artbeads. The focal piece cross is my own creation handcrafted of polymer clay embellished with a […]

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New Screensaver & Wallpapers

We’ve added 11 new inspirational wallpapers and a screensaver! Check out all of our new additions and download your favorites for free!

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A Bit of Summer

Just like in the background of the picture I wanted a lush green background to the necklace. To achieve this look, I braided three strands of the Green Spider Jasper Cubes. I attached the druk beads to the filigree to represent the unopened blooms peeking out from the leaves. With a blast of big bold […]

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Bronze Quote Pendants

Artbeads.com is the exclusive reseller of these fantastic individual pendants from Sentiment Redesigned. “Amelia…The most difficult thing…” Amelia was my inspiration for so many things while growing up.  She achieved greatness in a field that was dominated by men.  Although Earhart’s convictions were strong, challenging prejudicial and financial obstacles awaited her. Earhart felt the flight […]

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Beader’s Showcase Treasure Hunt!

Take part in our new treasure hunt to win a $100 Artbeads.com gift card! We are proud to sponsor this treasure hunt for Beader’s Showcase, an online jewelry design community. One special image containing a compass and a secret word is hidden on Artbeads.com and another is placed on the Beader’s Showcase website! For a chance […]

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Japanese Lanterns

The necklace is titled “Japanese Lanterns” and also features a polymer clay pendant created by me using an image transfer technique.  The image depicted is of a vintage Japanese woodcut.  I was drawn to the colorful graphics, but it sat on my worktable for weeks while I searched for the perfect gemstones to complete the […]

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Swarovski Innovations Are Here!

We are proud to introduce over 150 new styles of Swarovski Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 Innovations! We have two new crystal colors – cyclamen opal and greige – along with the new crystal coral pearl color, the crystal metallic light gold finish and loads of unique new styles. Keep checking back as we will be adding dozens […]

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