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Win a Copy of Creating Glamorous Jewelry with Swarovski Elements

Jean Campbell’s new book, Creating Glamorous Jewelry with Swarovski Elements, is inspired by the glamorous actresses of Old Hollywood. Jean created her own designs based on the jewelry these actresses wore using SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. There are 26 stunning projects inspired by actresses like Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe, plus there are detailed instructions for you […]

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Jewels for Hope Bridal Necklace

Today I’m delighted to share a stunning necklace design from one of our Artbeads.com customers, Sandy. Featuring a graceful arrangement of SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS pearls among an array of twisted gold wire, this necklace is the epitome of bridal elegance. I love the sprinkling of jewel-toned SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS crystals and the timeless appeal of the vintage […]

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Starry Night Necklace

This rich-looking necklace is one of my personal favorites. It features freshwater pearls in a saturated blue shade that are complemented with hand-crafted Grace lampwork beads. These particular lampwork beads are made from clear aqua glass combined with beige, white and purple in a swirling pattern that imitates a breathtaking celestial display. Each bead takes […]

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Ancient Grove Bracelet

This impressive Ancient Grove Bracelet catches the eye with its sparkling dangles and shiny silver chain. The chain’s complexity makes the bracelet appear much more complicated than it actually is to make, while a variety of bails and bead caps add touches of detail. Visit our Learning Center for free instructions on how to make […]

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It’s Almost Time for the Tree!

With Thanksgiving less than a week away, my thoughts are turning toward Christmas. It’s almost time to decorate the tree! As part of my family’s tradition, we pile up smoked oysters, pickles, crackers and little smoked sausages on a tray (a tribute to my Norwegian grandfather’s taste in food) and turn up the Christmas music. […]

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Gloria Christmas Ornament & Garland

Cheri, one of our Artbeads.com designers, created this eclectic angel, which can be used both as an ornament and as a garland. Hook and eye clasps enable the garland to easily detach from the angel so you can choose to hang the ornament and garland separately on your tree or display them as a unified […]

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Necklace Ideas Under $35

Just in time for the holidays, you’ll find a whole section of great necklace ideas for under $35 from the Learning Center at Artbeads.com. The ideas range from eclectic to simple and elegant, allowing for a wide range of style preferences. Feel free to browse through the necklaces for ideas to get you thinking. Many […]

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Autism Awareness Jewelry

Autism is a complex problem that many scientists are working to bring to light so that they can better fight its affects. Advocates for autism awareness have adopted the puzzle piece to signify the complexity and mystery surrounding it. The bright colors show hope. Help raise autism awareness with these stylish bracelet ideas from our […]

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Bridal Jewelry and Wedding Ideas

Whether you’re planning your own wedding or helping a friend, be sure to explore the resources available to you at Artbeads.com. You’ll find a whole section devoted to bridal jewelry and decorations. If you already have an idea of what you want to create, browse through jewelry supplies to find the perfect accents for your […]

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New Creative Fall Ideas

Keep up with the latest fashions and have fun creating your own designs with new ideas from the Learning Center! These designs are all about creating your own pendants and charms using found materials and regular jewelry components. Some are created particularly for fall, while others follow current trends, such as Steampunk or Modern Victoria. […]

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