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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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Gorgeous New Dichroic Beads

Be sure to explore all the fantastic colors available of these new dichroic glass beads. Dichroic glass is created by depositing vaporized metals onto sheets of glass. This process produces vibrant color and iridescence. A lampwork artist has hand-crafted these beads to give them their bamboo appearance. You can try these beads as part of […]

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Patriotic Jewelry Supplies & Ideas

With Memorial Day coming up this weekend and the Fourth of July just around the corner, it’s a great time to create patriotic-themed jewelry designs. Visit our Patriotic section to find jewelry and craft ideas as well as a wide range of patriotic beads and findings. Whether you want to create a sparkling pair of […]

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Barefoot Sandal Designs

With summer quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to start thinking about outdoor weddings, long days at the beach and backyard barbecues. Any of these settings would be the perfect occasion to wear a barefoot sandal. These unique accessories allow you to wear jewelry in a location other than those traditionally accented by crystals […]

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Rowdy in the Sky with Sparkles

This necklace was designed as a “going- a-way” present for a Advisor to the Freshman Class at The University of Texas at San Antonio, so that she could remember her time there. The University’s school colors are blue and gold, and the mascot is a Roadrunner. I used Cobalt blue and copper color Swarovski crystals, […]

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Abacus Plume Necklace

I made the Abacus Plume necklace as a birthday gift for one of our designers Rebecca. Her love of vibrant blues, greens and purples and the porcelain peacock bead was my inspiration as was a beaded wire bracelet that I saw a while ago in a magazine. I wanted to show off the peacock bead and […]

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Swarovski Innovations Are Here!

New CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Innovations. We are proud to introduce over 100 new beads, components, rhinestones and more, of CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements 2010 innovations! We have two new crystal colors – air blue opal and crystal red magma – along with the new crystal platinum pearl color and loads of new styles.

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