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Hot Chocolate Fashion

So many ooey, gooey, delicious things come in brown, and today we want to celebrate the tasty power of this color in fashion. The perfect shade of chocolate brown is a cool complement to other shades and even looks good on its own. Learn how you can add a taste of brown to your jewelry […]

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Smashing Summer Jewelry Fashion from Downton Abbey

We’re excited that the American 1920s lavish fashion is sweeping the runways and fashion mags due to the release of the new Great Gatsby film, but this film isn’t creating the trend all on its own. We’re tickled that another on-screen powerhouse from across the pond has been making headway as well. The British television […]

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Great Gatsby and the Real Flapper Girl

This year’s hottest fashion craze is all about 1920s fashion, thanks in large part to the highly anticipated 2013 release of the film, The Great Gatsby. This variation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel has been getting a lot of buzz since the start of its filming, which in turn has influenced the fashion world […]

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Gemstone Legends IV

It’s been a while since our last installment of gemstone legends, and with the addition of our gorgeous collection from Dakota Stones, we’re able to bring you new stories and new stones. Since ancient times, gemstones have been believed to hold mystic powers. Their beauty only adds to the mystery behind them, and the way […]

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Artbeads Artist Spotlight – Unicorne Beads

At Artbeads, we feel that individuality is important for expressing creativity. Thinking outside the box— choosing a different path— is what being an artist is all about. That’s why we’re always bringing you new and exciting products to play with in your designs! Unicorne Beads shares this belief with us by bringing innovation and creativity […]

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Spring Break Fashion and Fun

Be honest—when you think Spring Break, what do you think of? Is it bikini-clad coeds at the beach? When you read the title of this blog, did you think we were going to show you some beads gone wild? Have no fear! We’re actually here to go over fashion for the non-traditional spring breaks, and […]

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Artisan Glass

Our lampwork beads are some of our favorite pieces, not only because of their beauty but because each one is made by hand. In a sense, these beads are small works of art! Each lampwork artist trains to master their craft, and having to work on such a small canvas takes a lot of dedication. […]

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Our Designers’ Favorite Jump Rings

The Artbeads jewelry designers are experts in using the best components and techniques, and love sharing their knowledge with our readers so anyone can create professional jewelry. One of the most overlooked (but very important) parts of a design is the jump ring. Using the correct size, shape and even finish can impact the overall […]

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Fun with Fiber Arts

Photo Source: doodlebudgetzines.com. Art is meant to be an expression. It doesn’t have to be clean, precise or even make sense. It’s supposed to be an outlet for your creativity and emotions. Fiber Art is just one form of this expression—and it’s also a lot of fun! This style uses textiles like fabric and yarn […]

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Celebrate Quilting Day During National Craft Month!

Photo Source: Galenfrysinger.com Quilt Festival. The third Saturday in March is officially designated as the day to celebrate the fabulous fabric designs, though this whole month is dedicated to crafting in general. This special holiday was established in 1991 in Lincoln, Nebraska and has now become titled as a “national” holiday. Quilting is a therapeutic […]

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