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Swarovski Let it Bead – Dazzling Jewelry Inspiration in a Digital Beading Book

Swarovski is offering a free digital beading book featuring a variety of fun categories of inspiration. Some pieces are inspired by the sea and mother nature, while others embrace symbolic spiritualism. You’ll even find ideas for college life, a night out on the town, and birthstone jewelry. We wanted to share some of the beautiful […]

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Winter Color Palettes to Inspire Your Creations

Color Inspiration

Winter is the perfect time to make jewelry. Handmade designs make great Christmas presents for your friends and family and it’s too cold to go outside, anyway. You might as well cozy up by a nice fire and start creating. Before you get started, we’re here to share color inspiration for your next winter projects. […]

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What Keeps Your Creativity Flowing? Plus, a Giveaway!

Win a Bead Buddy Junior and $50 Artbeads Gift Card

We’ve all been there. You’ve whipped out piece after piece of fabulous jewelry and then all of a sudden…you’re stuck. The creative ideas won’t come and all you’ve done for the past hour is push beads around the bead mat, hoping for inspiration to strike! When making jewelry, how can you keep the creativity flowing […]

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Nail Art with Swarovski Crystalpixie – Video Tutorials for Your Next Manicure

Nail Art with Swarovski Crystalpixie

There are two things that can put a special outfit over the top: the perfect jewelry and the perfect manicure! Swarovski offers items that can help you make both. You know and love all of Swarovski’s crystal beads and jewelry-making components, but did you know about Swarovski’s Crystalpixie nail art? Swarovski Crystalpixie nail art sets come […]

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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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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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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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Spring 2017 Pantone Fashion Color Report

It’s getting colder and Christmas is just around the corner (can you believe it?). Even though you may be bundled up in your coziest scarf next to the fire, that doesn’t mean we can’t dream of spring! After all, now is the perfect time to start planning and designing jewelry for the warmer months. Pantone, […]

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Explore the Pantone Color Report for Fall 2016

Summer is slowly coming to a close, as much as all you summer lovers out there cling to your pool floaties and iced coffees! Once the weather turns, it’s time for a wardrobe update, complete with scarves, boots, and fabulous accessories. If you’re stumped as to what colors you should incorporate into your fall wardrobe, […]

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Bead Storage Solutions

Experienced beaders and novices alike are always trying to find great ways to store their jewelry-making supplies. Whether you work in your own studio or take some space on your kitchen table for designing, it’s easier to work when your supplies are organized, easy to access and visible! Elizabeth Ward came up with the Bead […]

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