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Fun Facts: Bead Trivia

Did you know that King Tut had elaborate beadwork in his tomb, including a pair of slippers and a hassock showing captive nations? Or that peridot is the only gemstone found in meteorites? Did you know the word bead comes from the Anglo-Saxon words bidden (to pray) and bede (prayer), and the the largest diamond […]

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Fun Facts

Take an entertaining look at the world of beads with our collection of interesting fun facts that range from the history of beads to the mythical powers of gemstones. Early Uses For Agate Agate was used in Egyptian rings and cameos over 3,000 years ago. Gold in Volume All of the gold in the world […]

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