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Last Day to Enter the Tucson Sweepstakes

Reyna has been sharing all of the exciting things she was able to do in Tucson this year, and we’re very excited to be able to offer that same experience next year to the winner of the Road to Tucson Sweepstakes! If you’ve been thinking about entering this sweepstakes but haven’t gotten around to it, […]

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Why are Silver Prices on the Rise?

We have been receiving a lot of questions about why the prices on our silver products are going up. Tawny, our customer service manager, has the answers! Here’s her explanation for what’s happening with silver right now: Silver prices rise and fall with the market value similar to gasoline prices, and they are currently on […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Earrings – Employee Design

Well, I had time this morning to take a few quick photos of my St. Patrick’s Day earrings! I made these one afternoon while I was playing around with some supplies I had on hand. The design idea came to my mind as I debated what to do with some Swarovski Erinite faceted rounds. I’ve […]

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St. Patrick’s Day is Coming

Irish Fleury Cross Necklace Design Idea St. Patrick’s Day is coming (March 17), and this is an early reminder that soon many people will be wearing green! I remember how much fun it was in elementary school to see who remembered the day, and I loved the outrageous combinations my friends and classmates decided to […]

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Beading Across America Book Winner

Congratulations to Julia, she won a copy of Beading Across America autographed by author Amy Katz! We randomly selected her comment using the True Random Number Service – numbers 1 through 64 (we received 64 comments over the weekend!) and it generated number 37. Julia, we will contact you with more information. Don’t forget to […]

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Win a Copy of Beading Across America

Beading Across America is a book full of beautiful jewelry designs from 30 bead artists in the United States, including authors Paulette Baron, Amy Katz and Sherry Serafini. It is sorted by 5 regions: the Northeast, the South, the Midwest, the Southwest and the Northwest. The bead artists showcase their love of seed beads through […]

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Winter-Themed Gallery

These beautiful designs are created by our talented and inspirational Artbeads Design Partners. Using a winter theme as inspiration, the Design Partners beautifully brought forth the beauty and spirit of the winter season in their designs. I’ve posted a few of my favorites on the blog, but there are many more amazing pieces that I […]

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Red Carpet Jewelry

The Academy Awards are always a good place to get a sneak peak at this year’s upcoming beauty and fashion, and this year was no exception. Natalie Portman wore some show-stopping tassel earrings made from rubellite and rose-cut diamonds. They’re long enough to almost brush her shoulders and match the color and sparkle of her […]

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Gemstone Treasures from Tucson

More Tucson Treasures keep on being added to our website, and I’m so excited to see all the variety. We have new metal beads with filigree patterns, lampwork beads and more. But these gemstone beads were some of my favorites. They have tiny facets that catch the light and draw the eye. That little touch […]

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A Garden of Flowers Necklace

This handwoven necklace was created by Artbeads customer Marci. She spent 32 hours creating this design, using flowers, acrylic, Swarovski crystals, seed beads, a magnetic clasp and other components. Her efforts have resulted in a detailed piece of art that captures the colors of spring. Here’s what she has to say about her design: The […]

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