Currently Browsing: July 2010

Mommy & Me Bracelet Ideas

Whether you’re looking for something to create for yourself or for a project to keep your children busy during the summer, these Mommy & Me Ideas from the Learning Center are sure to inspire you. Some are more sophisticated, while others are sparkly and simply fun. Browse through them to find instructions on how to […]


New Instant Savings!

Do you love’s great prices and sales? Well they just got better! With Instant Savings at you can save up to an additional 15% on your entire order! These instant savings are automatically applied to your order at checkout and are combined with any sale prices for an even greater discount. Gone are […]


World’s Greatest Bead Winner on Sale Now!

During the World’s Greatest Bead Sweepstakes, many customers made their voices heard by nominating Swarovski as their favorite bead. To celebrate, for one week, more than 6,000 SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS are on sale! Browse through beads, pendants, rhinestones and more to find just what you need for your next jewelry design. This great discount can be […]


Last Chance to Shop the Summer Spectacular Sale

Time is running out to save 20% storewide when you spend $60 or more during the Summer Spectacular Sale. Shop now to stock up on your favorite items before they return to their regular prices at 9am (PT) on Thursday, July 29, 2010. Whether you need findings and other essentials or want to indulge with […]


Summer Designs

Summer days are meant to be enjoyed, whether they’re spent on a sunny beach near the water or out on the back lawn with a cool glass of iced tea, watching the occasional butterfly or honeybee flit from flower to flower. These free new Learning Center ideas use soft blue and gold tones to capture […]


Shop by Collection & Brand

We’ve now made it even easier to find complementary items with our new Collections page at With these new groupings, you can easily find all Caspia™, Metallite™ and Paula Radke items in one location, as well as a broad range of other popular brands and groupings. With these collections, you’ll be able to find […]


New Simple Loop Handy Tip Video

Simple loops are one of the most basic wire-working techniques. Whether you’re using head pins, eye pins or sterling silver wire, learning this technique will help you easily create dangles and links in your jewelry designs. Every beginning beader should learn this essential skill, so we’ve created this Handy Tip video to teach you several […]


Summer Spectacular Sale–20% Off Storewide

For one week, save 20% storewide when you spend $60 or more with our Summer Spectacular Sale! Whether you need findings and other essentials or want to indulge with lampwork beads and hand-painted porcelain, it’s all on sale. Enter ZZW20P-60 at checkout to save. Many items are sure to sell out, so shop today! This […]


Back row from left to right: Joe, Jesse, Charles, Valerie, Serina, Teresa, Sean, Tim and Rhonda. Front row from left to right: Kayley, Kristina, Valla, Vince and Alex. What do fourteen people, purple shirts and a bat have in common? The Artbeads softball team, of course! The Artbeads team started as an inkling of an […]


Pantone’s Color of the Year

Pantone’s 2010 color of the year is PMS 15-5519 Turquoise. This rich color is perfect for jewelry designers, because it works beautifully into a myriad of color palettes. Pair it with corals and reads for fun summer designs and as you head into fall and winter jewelry designs, turquoise will work wonderfully with browns and […]