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Beads in Crafting – A Royal Beauty Contest for Embellished Trinkets!

We here at Artbeads had some fun over the holidays! We found some fun little animal statues and handed them out to employees with the challenge of decorating them with flatbacks, beads and other embellishments. The results are absolutely superb. First, take a look at Princess Kitty, decorated by Artbeads employee Sheryl: Princess Kitty also […]

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Using Large-Hole Beads in New Ways

We love the way large-hole beads add character to designs. These fun components are easy to add to lots of designs and come in a variety of styles. The example above, our Royal Vanguard necklace, shows Swarovski BeCharmed beads and large-hole TierraCast spacers strung onto SilverSilk. This is just one of the many ways you can […]

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More Excitement in Tucson

The Artbeads.com team is still in Tucson. They’re taking classes, meeting with vendors and yesterday they even got to check out some amazing rocks and fossils. Tucson isn’t just about beads. There is also a large collection of gem, mineral and fossil shows. Yesterday, some of our team decided to check out the American Gem […]

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Artbeads.com Visits the Tucson Bead Show

Some of the Artbeads.com team members decided to hit the road this week and leave behind the rainy skies of the Seattle area for sunny Tucson in order to visit the biggest bead show in the USA. This premier bead show is a must see for anyone in the business of making jewelry or other […]

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New Lampwork Glass Beads!

We are introducing over 50 new styles of lampwork glass beads. Each is individually crafted by bead artisans in the USA so there may be slight variations in size, color, or shape. The bright colors and unique patterns in our Lampwork glass beads will add a touch to any design.

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