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Spend the Holidays with Swarovski – October Inspiration Projects

This holiday season, Swarovski is offering sparkling inspiration with their Spend the Holidays with Swarovski program. Each month, you’ll be inspired by festive Swarovski crystal colors and fun jewelry-making projects. This month, we’re focusing on Halloween and fall-themed style. Take a look at these inspirational jewelry projects from Swarovski and then find out how you […]

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#Beadtober – Challenge Yourself and Win!

It’s that time again! You all loved our #Beadtober challenge last year, so we’re challenging you again this year. For the entire month of October, we’ll be sharing prompts each day to inspire your creativity. Make new jewelry for every day of the challenge, share creations you’ve already made, or show off beads from your […]

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Swarovski Crystals Around the World – Grand Canyon

Swarovski’s Crystals Around the World program is taking you around the world from the comfort of your own home through beautiful crystal colors inspired by each location. The last location we are visiting is a natural wonder of America – The Grand Canyon. Discover beautiful crystal colors inspired by this location and beautiful jewelry to spark […]

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Swarovski Innovations Fall/Winter 2021-22

Embracing the Next As jewelry designers and beaders, we’re always looking toward the next trends and new inspirations to light our creative flame. These latest Swarovski Innovations open up even more possibilities by embracing what’s to come by looking toward new jewelry-making endeavors. Here’s a peek at what will be available at Artbeads.com very soon! […]

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Meet the Designers – Robin and Marie of Hiilos Clasps

Have you tried the interchangeable Hiilos clasps yet? These interchangeable clasps are an ingenious way to finish your DIY jewelry creations. The magnetic clasps work with small tubes that slide into place within the clasp. With these tubes, you can make as many bracelet strands as you want and mix and match which strands are on […]

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Swarovski Crystals Around the World – Costa Rica

Swarovski’s Crystals Around the World program is taking you around the world from the comfort of your own home through beautiful crystal colors inspired by each location. So far on this 6-month journey, you’ve been inspired by Austria, Ireland, India, and Africa. This month’s inspiration is Costa Rica – a tropical paradise full of sparkling […]

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Color Palettes for a Jewelry Jumpstart

Looking for some inspiration? Need a boost to start your next jewelry project. Take a look at these color palettes and get inspired by the beautiful jewelry featured in each palette. You’ll find the projects in our Design Studio, along with free instructions and a supplies list. Also make sure to pin your favorite color […]

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Swarovski DIY Craft Contest

If you’re at home during these difficult times, Swarovski has come up with a great contest to keep you occupied. We realize that this is a challenging time in our world and Swarovski is here to support you. They’ve been working hard with us to ensure that every measure and quality check is being undertaken […]

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Positive Changes Ahead! Enjoy our New Website!

Big news! We’ve just upgraded our website to make it work better for you. Since we’ve updated some things, we wanted to make sure you know how to navigate everything that’s new so you can shop for your favorite beads and supplies, just as you normally do. Don’t worry! The things you’ve come to know […]

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2020 Spring Color Palettes + A Giveaway

Spring is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to refresh your style and your creativity, especially when it comes to jewelry-making. We’re sharing beautiful color palettes we think are perfect for spring. Some are inspired by the beauty of spring, like the budding blossoms above, and some are inspired by the amazing […]

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