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Entries from June 2010

Swarovski DIY Guide – Woven Purse

June 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Perfect for a trip to the beach or a day of shopping, this woven purse is bursting with exquisite detail and charm. Follow the step-by-step instructions in this design guide to create this fun Woven Purse.

For other Swarovski DIY Guides, visit the Swarovski Resources section in our Learning Center. These instructional guides from Swarovski feature tips and techniques to help you as you incorporate Swarovski Crystal into your designs. Complete with detailed illustrations and gorgeous images, these guides will help you develop beading techniques that will give your designs a professional and unique touch.

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Swarovski DIY Guide – Butterfly Shoes

June 30th, 2010 · No Comments

This Butterfly Shoes design guide will help you turn a simple pair of shoes into a captivating part of your wardrobe with gorgeous embellishments! This Instructional Style Guide is complete with detailed illustrations and gorgeous images, and will help you develop beading techniques that will give your designs a professional and unique touch.

For other Swarovski DIY Guides, visit the Swarovski Resources section in our Learning Center. These instructional guides from Swarovski feature tips and techniques to help you as you incorporate Swarovski Crystal into your designs. Complete with detailed illustrations and gorgeous images, these guides will help you develop beading techniques that will give your designs a professional and unique touch.

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Tags: Jewelry and Craft Ideas

Best Products Sale

June 29th, 2010 · No Comments

We’re continuing our 10th anniversary celebration with 15% savings on the top new product category from each year we’ve been in business. From Swarovski crystals in 2002 to Venetian glass in 2007, these exciting item categories are filled with more than 10,000 products. Enter ZZW15P-BOA at checkout to receive these savings. Hurry! This 48-hour sale ends at 9am (PT) on Thursday, July 1, 2010.

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Frost’s Fire Earrings

June 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Inspired by the themes in Eclipse, the third book in Stephanie Meyer’s popular Twilight series, our designers created a pair of earrings filled with contrast and drama. A true combination of fire and ice, the opposing components in these earrings, provide a wonderful balance. You’re sure to be complimented on this set that has bold red and orange crystals accenting a crystal clear pendant.

For a complete product listing as well as step-by-step instructions to help you create these vibrant earrings, visit our Learning Center.

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Tags: Jewelry and Craft Ideas

Summer Overstock Blowout

June 24th, 2010 · No Comments

For one week only, save 25% on a large selection of overstocked items during our Summer Overstock Blowout! From sterling silver charms and gemstones to pearls and glass beads, this sale has hundreds of items ready to inspire your designs. Take advantage of these discounts by entering coupon code ZZW20P-SSB at checkout. Shop now! This sale ends at 9am (PT) on Thursday, July 1, 2010.

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Dollar Sale

June 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Save up to 65% during our Dollar Sale. For five days only, more than 100 items are only $1. From Swarovski crystals and Venetian glass to gemstones, you’ll find a broad range of products at fantastic discounts. These savings won’t last long! This exciting sale ends at 9am (PT) on Tuesday, June 29, 2010.

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Independence Day Designs

June 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

There’s still time to create beautiful jewelry to celebrate Independence Day. Browse through the Patriotic Section to find a wide selection of red, white and blue beads as well as patriotic charms and pendants. Here are just a few of the patriotic jewelry designs you’ll find in our Learning Center. Follow the instructions to recreate these designs or use them as inspiration to create your own pieces inspired by America.

Liberty Earrings

Celebrate the 4th of July in style with these whimsical earrings. The dangling silver chain is almost reminiscent of fireworks brightening the night sky, making these earrings patriotic without going overboard.

Freedom Bracelet

Show off your patriotism with this fun bracelet. Perfect for the Fourth of July, it is understated enough to be worn throughout the year.

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All Gemstones 20% Off!

June 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Save 20% on our entire stock of gemstones for 48 hours! With hundreds of gemstones to choose from in a variety of materials including amethyst and turquoise, it’s easy to add natural beauty to your designs. Enter coupon code ZZW20P-GEM at checkout to take advantage of these savings. Hurry! This sale end at 9am (PT) on Thursday, June 24, 2010.

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Summertime Design Gallery

June 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Celebrate the first day of summer by browsing through our ‘Summertime’ Design Partner Gallery on Facebook. Each unique and beautiful jewelry design in this gallery was created by an Artbeads.com Design Partner inspired by the warm summer months. The gallery contains more than 150 photographs sure to inspire your own summertime creativity.

Becoming a fan of Artbeads.com on Facebook allows you to share your designs, connect and share ideas with other designers as well as learn about sales and receive special discount. Become a fan of Artbeads.com today!

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Tags: Customer Gallery of Designs · Just For Fun!

Steampunk

June 21st, 2010 · No Comments

The latest craze in the world of jewelry design, steampunk allows designers to cleverly combine antique components and brand new pieces. Mixing mechanical elements with Victorian beauty, steampunk designs strike a balance between modern and vintage flair. To help you create your own steampunk pieces, we’ve created a steampunk section on our website filled with jewelry components that could easily be used in designs of this style. Stay up to date on this new trend by browsing our selection of steampunk-inspired items and begin designing your own pieces today!

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