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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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National Craft Month Giveaway

March is National Craft Month and we’re giving away some supplies to help you keep your crafting space tidy, along with some items to help you try some new crafting techniques. Read on to find out what you could win and how to enter!  Since National Craft Month is all about crafting, we picked out […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – DIY Earrings Supplies

Making earrings is a great way to dive into the world of jewelry-making! Whether you are just starting out or are an experienced beader, it’s always fun to make earrings. Cynthia and Cheri got together to make some cute earrings in the latest Artbeads Cafe episode. Watch the episode and then keep reading to find […]

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Time to Shine – Swarovski Innovations Spring/Summer 2021

The Swarovski Innovations for Spring/Summer 2021 have just been released and these Innovations are all about the Time to Shine. In our fast-paced digital world, time itself is a luxury. We relish the moments that create the most meaningful memories, like the activities that bring us joy and happiness. For the DIY jewelry makers out […]

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The History of Czech Glass Beads

Czech glass beads are beautiful options for your jewelry designs and are available in an endless variety of shapes, styles, and colors. The Czech Republic has long been one of the leading producers of beads in the world. We’re diving into the history of how Czech glass beads came to be as incredible as they […]

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Free 2020 Calendar – Designer Downloads

How is your new year going? Are you accomplishing all of the goals you set for yourself? Are you making more jewelry? If you need help getting organized and inspired this year, we’re offering free printable calendars for 2020. We have both a year-at-a-glance calendar and a monthly calendar featuring a favorite jewelry-making technique for […]

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Classic Blue – Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year

Pantone Color of the Year

Pantone has announced their Color of the Year for 2020 and it’s a sophisticated hue that’s sure to work perfectly in jewelry designs: Classic Blue. This is an enduring and timeless color that we as designers can rely on to enhance our jewelry designs as we step into a new decade. We have plenty of […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Trendy Chain Chokers

Artbeads Cafe Giveaway

Have you ever wanted to modify our Design Studio jewelry ideas to suit your style? Cynthia’s daughter Jessica does just that in our latest Artbeads Cafe episode. Jessica loves chokers, so she chose one of Cynthia’s designs to turn into a choker. Watch the episode and then keep reading to find out how you could […]

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