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Cynthia’s Love of Birds

If you’re a fan of our Learning Center ideas, you may notice that quite a few of our jewelry designs include birds—either as the focus or as an accent. A lot of these bird ideas come from our Chief Jewelry Designer and Artbeads co-owner Cynthia. In fact, the bird cage picture above is in Cynthia’s […]

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Find Your Surroundings

Grab a bit of inspiration from your surroundings, wherever you may be. As you sit at your craft table, take a peek out the window or simply look over your shoulder and focus in on one particular thing. Focus on its shape, its color, and its smell— everything that makes that object what it is. […]

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Tanager’s Song Necklace

Try your hands at mixed media and earthy elements with Tanager’s Song Necklace, one of the many free ideas from the Learning Center! This beautiful, vintage-inspired look combines the softness of silk ribbon with a weighty pendant for a stunningly balanced piece. We chose to accent the charming tanager background with our favorite feathers, but […]

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Inspiration Behind the Opportunity Necklace

All of our Learning Center jewelry ideas come from some spark of inspiration, but few are made with a purpose. One of our newest ideas called “Opportunity Necklace” was created by Artbeads co-owner and jewelry designer Cynthia Kimura. Every piece of this pendant has its own meaning and she explained to me what they were. […]

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