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Meet the Designer – Cecilia Leibovitz

Cecilia Leibovitz creates custom memory, keepsake, and memorial jewelry with special swatches of fabric from wedding dresses, baby clothes, and other fabrics with important meaning. Customers send in their fabrics and Cecilia turns them into one-of-a-kind jewelry designs to remind them of special occasions or special someones. Cecilia has also recently written a beading book […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Czech Glass Finishes

We offer lots of beautiful Czech glass beads on our website – over 6,000. With so many beads there are lots of wonderful finishes to choose from. Cynthia and Cheri are sharing some of their favorite Czech glass finishes in our latest Artbeads Cafe episode. You’ll even see them make some jewelry with their favorites […]

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Let’s Try TOHO Seed Beads

TOHO is the maker of high-quality Japanese seed beads, known for their color and size consistency. These seed beads have become staples for many seed beaders because there is a wonderful variety of shapes and styles to choose from. Each TOHO seed bead can bring something different to your jewelry designs. We’re taking a look […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Bead Caps for Jewelry-Making

Have you worked with bead caps in your jewelry designs? These caps are perfect for the beader who’s ready to add a little more to their beaded patterns. Using bead caps with beads helps to add complexity to patterns, bring texture, or transition to other types of beads in the pattern. These findings are full […]

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Get Organized Week Giveaway

Today kicks off National Get Organized Week, also known as GO Week! If you’re anything like us, sometimes your bead stash can get out of hand and you just need to get organized. This is the perfect week to think about how to best store your beading supplies, so we’re offering some of our favorite […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Make a CzechMates Bracelet

The CzechMates beading system includes amazing glass beads with two and even four stringing holes. These beads work together beautifully, allowing you to create amazing dimensional bead weaving pieces or unique and simple stringing designs. With these beads, you’re only limited to your creativity. In our latest Artbeads Cafe episode, we’re showing you how to […]

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#Beadtober Challenge + a Giveaway

Instagram Challenge

October is the perfect month to really focus on your creativity! The weather is turning colder, meaning you’re spending more time indoors. Why not put that indoor time to good use with a beading challenge? For the entire month of October, we’re giving you creative prompts each day to challenge yourself to create. Join us […]

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Color Palettes for Fall + A Giveaway

Fall Color Palettes

It’s the first day of Fall! You may have noticed a chill in the air and the changing colors of leaves (just like the colors in our Mountain Haze bracelet above). As the weather turns cooler and inspiring nature colors surround you, now is the perfect time to stay indoors and work on more jewelry […]

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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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