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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. Artbeads.com Products Artbeads.com now carries over 20,000 individual products (SKUs) with 13,500,000 individual saleable pieces in stock! Ancient Civilizations Jewelry of gold, copper and silver dates […]

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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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New Swarovski Resources

Come visit our new Swarovski resource section for inspiration, history and information you have always wanted to know! This section is packed with all kinds of wonderful resources, even downloadable instructions from Swarovski Crystallized inspiration guides. Be sure to visit the Swarovski resource section today.

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