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New Swarovski Innovations and a Fun Contest

Swarovski has announced their Innovations for Fall/Winter 2017/18 and we’re so excited to dive into the new colors, shapes, effects, and more! So excited, in fact, that we are running a cool contest where you can help us give the new pearl coating a nickname. Take a look at a little sneak peek of the […]

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Artbeads Customers Speak Up!

We love it when customers let us know how we’re doing! Vicki W. recently wrote a review of our company and here’s what she had to say: Out of all the bead suppliers I deal with there are only 2 that provide exceptional service and products and 1 of them is Artbeads.com. Artbeads offers one […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Card Giveaway

Mother’s Day is less than a month away so now is the perfect time to create something heartfelt for your mom. Make a special gift that will show your love and appreciation that she’ll cherish forever. We have picked out some beautiful beads, charms, and pendants that will get you started as well as other […]

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Peter Cottontail Napkin Ring

Made with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Xilion Bicones in Light Rose, this cute little bunny will add a splash of spring color and sparkle to your Easter dinner table. It would also be a great addition in a friend or family member’s Easter basket. The bunny design is by Eri Attebery may look hard to do, but […]

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New Retro Copper Coin Beads

Give these fun retro copper coin beads a try as the focal piece in one of your spring or summer creations! You’ll find butterflies, beach babes, lock & key designs and more. These beads are crafted using a special process. Two shallow copper domes are overlaid with a paper motif displaying a retro-inspired image. Then, […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Earrings – Employee Design

Well, I had time this morning to take a few quick photos of my St. Patrick’s Day earrings! I made these one afternoon while I was playing around with some supplies I had on hand. The design idea came to my mind as I debated what to do with some Swarovski Erinite faceted rounds. I’ve […]

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St. Patrick’s Day is Coming

Irish Fleury Cross Necklace Design Idea St. Patrick’s Day is coming (March 17), and this is an early reminder that soon many people will be wearing green! I remember how much fun it was in elementary school to see who remembered the day, and I loved the outrageous combinations my friends and classmates decided to […]

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Gemstone Treasures from Tucson

More Tucson Treasures keep on being added to our website, and I’m so excited to see all the variety. We have new metal beads with filigree patterns, lampwork beads and more. But these gemstone beads were some of my favorites. They have tiny facets that catch the light and draw the eye. That little touch […]

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New TierraCast® Metamorphosis

TierraCast® is constantly creating fun new shapes and styles to add to their line of beads and findings. They’ve been expanding to include brass oxide and black finishes, which you can read about in a previous blog post. Now, they’ve also added a new collection called Metamorphosis! This collection takes time-tested shapes and gives them […]

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Large-Hole Beads at Your Fingertips

One of the hottest trends this season, large-hole beads have been showing up everywhere. Our Caspia Collection features everything you need to capitalize on this trend and make fashionable jewelry in a snap. With beads ranging from casual to elegant, this style is easy to adjust to fit personalities and personal tastes. Browse our Caspia […]

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