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Birthstones in Beading – Adding Meaningful Accents to Jewelry

Classic Cut Pendant Birthstone Colors

Do you know the birthstone associated with your birthday month? These birthstones are full of symbolism and meaning. The gorgeous colors are traditionally based on precious gemstones, but we offer all kinds of beads and charms to add your birthstone to jewelry designs in unique ways. Bringing birthstone colors to your designs allows you to […]

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Meet the Designer – Tracy Gonzales from TierraCast

Meet Tracy Gonzales

We love all of the designers we get to work with here at Artbeads.com. Their work is so inspiring and they always give us new ideas for making more jewelry. Tracy Gonzales is a designer for TierraCast and she has made some beautiful creations that we’ve featured on the website over the years. Tracy Gonzales […]

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Designer Downloads – Free Printable Seed Bead Graph Paper

Free Printable Seed Bead Graph Paper

If you’ve mastered certain bead stitches, you might want to try coming up with patterns on your own. Creating your own patterns is a great way to let your imagination flow and it ensures your jewelry is truly one-of-a-kind. Before you can create your own patterns, you’ll need something to create them with. We’re offering […]

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New Caravan Collection from TierraCast

TierraCast has been surprising us with a series of small collections this year. We swooned over the intergalactic style of the Intermix collection, delighted in the Vida Mas Dulce pieces, and just adored the Spot & Whiskers collection. The latest collection will take you on a mesmerizing journey through the Middle East. The Caravan collection […]

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TierraCast Spot & Whiskers Collection – Perfect for Pet-Themed Jewelry

Our friends at TierraCast are at it again with the new Spot & Whiskers collection. This time, the components are all about pets! This mini collection is dedicated to our fur babies in honor of National Pet Month coming up in April. This collection came to life when TierraCast commissioned California artist Megan Manessalian to […]

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Choosing Beading Needles for Projects

Choosing Beading needles

Beading needles are essential for seed bead projects, as they make it easy to add those tiny beads to your thread. If you’re new to bead weaving or embroidery, you might be wondering which needles are right for you. When choosing needles, you must consider the right size and type of needle you’ll need for […]

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TierraCast’s Vida Mas Dulce Collection

Vida Mas Dulce

TierraCast offers fabulous collections of pewter components that are sure to inspire your jewelry-making. A recent favorite is the Dulce Vida collection, filled with inspirations from flowers and love. This is a collection that provides an artisan style with rich texture. This month, TierraCast has released an extension of this collection – Vida Mas Dulce! […]

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Inspiring Color Palettes for Spring

New Caledonia Flowers Color Palette

Who’s excited for spring? It’s such a special time of year where the flowers begin to pop back out, green grass makes a comeback, and the weather gets a little nicer. It’s also a great time to rethink your wardrobe and start planning some colorful jewelry. We have some fresh spring color palettes to get […]

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Swarovski Innovations Spring/Summer 2019 Sneak Peek

Swarovski Innovations Spring/Summer 2019

Swarovski has just announced their Innovations for Spring/Summer 2019 and they are inspired by the reasons why people travel: joy, freedom, luxury, and culture. People from all walks of life love to travel because it can bring fulfillment and transformation to our lives. Travel is about creating new meanings and making the best of life. […]

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Designer Downloads – Free 2018 Calendar

How are your New Year resolutions coming? As January winds down, we can’t help but think back on the goals we set for ourselves and start planning to make those goals happen in the coming months. With February just around the corner, now is the perfect time to keep making progress on your resolutions or, […]

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