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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Gemstones

We all love using gemstone beads and pendants in our jewelry, but you might be wondering how to create different styles with gemstones. They are a well-known element in earthy jewelry, but what other styles can you make with them? Cynthia and Cheri explore several different gemstone jewelry styles in our latest Artbeads Cafe episode. […]

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Let’s Try Bali Silver

Have you ever used Bali silver beads and findings in your jewelry designs? Bali silver is handmade by artists in Bali, Indonesia using genuine 925 sterling silver. Many techniques and patterns are passed down from generation to generation, and new elements continue to be added as the modern Bali artists hone their skills. Learn about […]

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Swarovski Psychology of Colors – Peridot

Swarovski Peridot

Explore the power of color and how they can affect our thoughts and emotions through Swarovski’s Psychology of Colors program. This month’s focus is on Peridot, an energetic and cheerful green that evokes the spirit of nature. In line with design’s focus on sustainability and nature, green hues are highly sought after. This is also […]

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Love All – Swarovski Innovations Fall/Winter 2020-21

Swarovski Innovations

Swarovski Innovations for Fall/Winter 2020-2021 are available now and this season’s theme is Love All. In these Innovations, romantic symbols with enduring significance find a place alongside spectacular new stones in dazzling colors and amazing shapes. In a world that’s looking for emotional connection, nothing is more empowering or uplifting than love. These Swarovski Innovations […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Chain for Your Jewelry

Chain is a jewelry-making essential, but sometimes you might be stumped as to how to use it in your next design. Our latest Artbeads Cafe episode is serving up seven ways to use all kinds of chain in your jewelry projects, from draping it in your chandelier earrings to using it to finish beaded strands […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Beaded Crochet Ropes

You asked and we delivered! Some of you requested that Katie, our resident crochet artist, teach Cynthia and Becky how to crochet for a video. In our latest Artbeads Cafe, you’ll see just that. Learn how to make beautiful beaded crochet ropes and then learn how you can win your own components to try the […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Halloween Jewelry-Making Kits

Summer is winding down and it’s the perfect time to start planning your Halloween season. It’s always fun to look forward and plan your next jewelry creations, especially when you can make them spooky! This Artbeads Cafe episode will make planning even easier, as we’re sharing cute (and only a little creepy) Halloween kits.  Our […]

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Swarovski Psychology of Colors – Rose Water Opal

Through their Psychology of Colors program, Swarovski is exploring the power of color and how they can affect our thoughts, emotions, and more. Each month they’ll dive into a different color from the Swarovski family, exploring how they enhance our style and mood. August’s color is sweet Rose Water Opal. This soft pink shade is […]

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International Beading Week – Challenge Yourself to Bead Every Day

Have you heard of International Beading Week? This week is sponsored by The Beadworkers Guild and is a worldwide event that celebrates our passion for beads and encourages the wider public to participate in beading. This year, International Beading Week runs from July 27th to August 4th. You can learn more about this special week […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway: Jewelry Links and How to Use Them

Jewelry links are used to add length in jewelry designs, create multiple strands, and more. In the latest episode of the Artbeads Cafe, Cynthia and Cheri are sharing different ways to use links in your projects. Make sure to watch the episode to discover 5 unique ways to showcase links in your style and then […]

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