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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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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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