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Making Mini Beaded Chairs

Beads are fun to play with, whether you are making jewelry, home decor or some other kind of craft. Artbeads recently discovered the art of making miniature chairs with beads thanks to Noreen M, an Artbeads.com customer. Noreen has made many beaded chairs over the years and now her goal is to revive miniature beaded […]

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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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Making Jewelry and Crafts for the Holidays

December is well underway and holiday festivities have already begun! The weather has turned colder, Christmas decorations have sprung up and holiday cheer is in the air. There’s still time to make the season even merrier with jewelry and crafts you can make yourself! Let’s take a look at some of the holiday ideas you […]

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Having Fun with the Spiral Stitch

If you’re new to bead weaving, a great place to start is with the spiral stitch. This simple stitch comes together quickly and looks great. You don’t have to be a beginner to enjoy it, either! Anyone can have fun making spiral stitch jewelry. Just ask Artbeads Chief Jewelry Designer Cynthia Kimura. Cynthia is a […]

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Swarovski Rivolis

Swarovski rivoli crystals are beautiful stones that make a sparkling impact on any design. Their unique facets refract light in a dazzling display. These stones don’t have stringing holes, so they work best as embellishments in bead embroidery or even in beaded bezels. Artbeader Linda made some very cool bezels for her rivolis. Linda made […]

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A Stunning Customer Design!

Did you know you can leave a review on any of our products and upload a picture of the design you made with them? We love seeing all of your creative designs! Here’s one from reviewer jewelryblue: She used our purple-lined blue TOHOs to add a pop of color to this intricate necklace. As jewelryblue […]

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New Wildly Bohemian Seed Bead Kits!

Be prepared to explore your deepest seed bead desires with our new collection of Wildly Bohemian seed bead kits. These small kits have just the right amount of seed beads to get you started, perfect for beginners or beaders on the go. Choose from a variety of different colorful kits, including a holiday-themed kit and […]

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Seed Beads 101

Seed bead designs are intricate and detailed, and some can be considered wearable works of art! If you’re interested in seed beading but have been too afraid to take the plunge, you no longer need to fear. We will break down the basics and help get you started with seed beads. Seed Bead Terminology Seed […]

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Spooky Seed Bead Sweepstakes

Do you dare enter our Spooky Seed Bead Sweepstakes? We’re giving away 31 prize bags filled with Halloween-themed seed beads…and a little surprise inside. Guess if you get a trick or a treat! We will randomly select 31 winners to each receive one goody bag. Monster Mash your way to our official contest page to […]

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Lovely Seed Bead Reviews

GlitznKitz product review for seed beads We would like to shine some light on our customers who have shown us what they can make with seed beads they bought from our site. These images come from the customer reviews you find at the bottom of each product page. Seed beading is a learned skill that […]

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