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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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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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The Story of TierraCast

TierraCast has grown into a company that provides some of the best quality jewelry supplies in the business. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, their pieces will give your designs a professional look. This company has morphed from many stages before becoming the establishment it is today, and will never forget its humble beginnings. […]

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New Products This Week

We’ve just launched new products this week, so check them out now! If you’re looking for a new material to try out, browse the new additions to Sassy Silkies. The hand-painted beads are shaped like scrolls and are made out of silk. The material may look fragile, but it’s actually quite durable! Each bead has […]

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New TierraCast® Metamorphosis

TierraCast® is constantly creating fun new shapes and styles to add to their line of beads and findings. They’ve been expanding to include brass oxide and black finishes, which you can read about in a previous blog post. Now, they’ve also added a new collection called Metamorphosis! This collection takes time-tested shapes and gives them […]

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My Last Day at Tucson – Part 1

I made it home. I have had some time to catch up on sleep and emails. I was only in Tucson for 4 days and I was exhausted. Finally, I am able to write about the last full day. It was so busy that I have to make two entries about it! The first place […]

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New TierraCast® Finishes

Artbeads.com is now offering TierraCast® beads in two new finishes: black and brass oxide. TierraCast® beads and jewelry components are made of high-quality pewter that has gone through an extensive electroplating process. Each product is 100% lead free and is of the highest craftsmanship. Black Finish The new black finish from TierraCast® has a similar […]

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Paloma Necklace

The Paloma necklace is a full of vibrancy and energy, making it perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo. Created with a variety of beads from TierraCast™’s new Viva Mexicana line of products, this necklace is a celebration of the artistry of Mexico. If you want an accent to this necklace, or just something smaller, each […]

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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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