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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Brick Stitch with TOHO Aiko Seed Beads

Brick stitch is one of our favorite bead weaving techniques and we’ve got a great Artbeads Cafe episode all about the ins and outs of brick stitch! With this episode, you’ll see how to start the stitch with a ladder stitch, how to increase and decrease the stitch, and even how to move your thread […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Make Multi-Strand Magic

Multi-strand jewelry makes for a stunning accent to any style, whether you’re going for a relaxed boho look or an elegant statement piece. In our latest Artbeads Cafe episode, Cynthia and Cheri share multi-strand inspiration and provide some tips for making your own multi-strand jewelry. You can win your own beads, clasps, and jewelry wire […]

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Swarovski Psychology of Colors – Tangerine

Tangerine

Swarovski is exploring the power of color through their Psychology of Colors program – how colors affect our thoughts, emotions, and more. For 11 months, we will be exploring a Swarovski color each month, diving into how these special colors can enhance our style and our mood. For June, Swarovski’s color is Tangerine. This juicy […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Fun Czech Glass Shapes with Matching Pendants

Did you know we have over 6,000 different kinds of Czech glass beads on our website? That’s so many colors, shapes, and textures to play with in your jewelry designs. Our latest Artbeads Cafe episode was a special Facebook Live session all about Czech glass! In the episode, Cheri and Cynthia make jewelry on the […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Beadalon Stretch Cord and Beautiful Beads!

Beadalon Elonga and Elasticity

Our latest Artbeads Cafe is all about Beadalon stretch cord and how to use it. Beadalon’s very own Wyatt White stopped by the Cafe to explain the difference between Elasticity and Elonga. Now, you have a chance to win the stretch cord and beads he used to make his stretch bracelets! In this video, Wyatt […]

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Wedding Trends and Bridal Jewelry + A Giveaway!

Are you getting married this year or know someone who is? As summer approaches, we’re getting more and more invites for weddings. If you’re planning your wedding or want to make something special for the bride-to-be, we’re taking a look at the wedding trends for 2019, along with jewelry inspiration from our Design Studio to […]

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Swarovski Psychology of Color – Light Topaz

Psychology of Color

Swarovski has always been fascinated by the psychology of color, as colors evoke emotion, influence our thoughts, and even moderate our stress levels. Swarovski is taking us on a journey of color with their Psychology of Color program. For 11 months, we will be exploring a Swarovski color each month, diving into the effects colors […]

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Meet the Designer – Damyana Dimitrova of Damyanah Studio

We’ve just released beautiful hand-painted ceramic beads from Damyanah Studio on our website and we are so excited to share them with you. Artbeads Chief Jewelry Designer Cynthia fell in love with these beads when she first saw them at the 2019 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. What makes these beads so wonderful is not […]

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National Garden Month – Jewelry Inspired by Our Gardens + A Giveaway!

April is National Garden Month, so it’s the perfect time to start gardening and start making jewelry inspired by your garden. As they say, April brings showers and those showers result in glorious flowers filled with vibrant spring color. We here at Artbeads are often inspired by flowers and their colors when we make jewelry. […]

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Design Process – From Beads to Jewelry

March is National Craft Month, which is all about bringing creative ideas to life. Since this is the perfect time to get creative, we thought we’d talk with our designers about how they bring their ideas to life. Artbeads Designers Cynthia and Cheri answered some questions about how they design jewelry. Read on to get […]

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