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For the Love of Lime Green

Today we’re celebrating the wonderful shade that is lime green. It’s only fitting that we express our love in August—the month of Peridot, another wonderful green shade. Although green has been interpreted as different meanings, lime green seems to stand on its own. We often think of green as a soothing, nature-themed color. Lime is […]

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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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St. Patrick’s Day Jewelry Ideas

St. Patrick’s Day is only 2 weeks away. We’ve got some great jewelry ideas full of emerald beauty that will make sure you don’t get pinched this March 17th. St. Patrick’s Day is the one day of the year where everyone is a little bit Irish. That makes these emerald beauties the perfect accessory on […]

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A Bit of Summer

Just like in the background of the picture I wanted a lush green background to the necklace. To achieve this look, I braided three strands of the Green Spider Jasper Cubes. I attached the druk beads to the filigree to represent the unopened blooms peeking out from the leaves. With a blast of big bold […]

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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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LillyPilly Earrings

Hello, My name is Megan and I work at Artbeads.com in the Product Marketing Department. I’ve always loved the Lillypilly Shell Pendants and a couple months ago I was going through some product and came across the light olive swirling ivy pendants. As soon as I saw them I knew I wanted to make them […]

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Earthy Silver and Czech Glass Jewelry Set

“The beautiful sterling silver Hill Tribe bead in this bracelet was my inspiration. I love the texture and organic feel of it. The warm, earthy tones of the Czech glass and cat’s eye bead emphasize the natural look. And the Hill Tribe toggle clasp echo’s the look for a nice finish. I wanted to keep […]

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