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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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Artbeads Cafe: Christmas Jewelry Kits for the Best Holiday Style + A Giveaway

It’s never too early to start planning for the holidays! We might be in the middle of summer, but Christmas will creep up sooner than you think and we want you to be prepared. Our designer Cheri Carlson whipped up some super adorable Christmas jewelry-making kits that you can see in our latest Artbeads Cafe […]

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Swarovski Psychology of Colors – 4 Ways to Add Aquamarine into Your Jewelry

Swarovski is exploring the power of color through their Psychology of Colors program – how colors affect our thoughts, emotions, and more. Each month, they’ll be highlighting a different color from the Swarovski family, diving into how these special colors can enhance our style and mood. For July, we’re focusing on Aquamarine. This dazzlingly cool […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Play with Patina Items

This week on the Artbeads Cafe, you’ll find jewelry inspiration for working with patina items – from beautiful turquoise patina components to more natural antique patinas. You’ll even see how to make your own patinas with Vintaj Patina paints for metal. Watch the video below and then read on to find out how you can […]

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Inspiring Summer Jewelry Color Palettes

It’s officially summer and that warmer weather is (hopefully) coming your way! We know when we feel the sun on our skin and the heat waves hit, it gets us inspired to make beautiful summer jewelry for the season. What better way to spend a day in the sun than making your next project? When […]

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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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