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Inspiring Color Palettes for Fall

Inspiring Fall Color Palette from Artbeads.com

Summer is winding down, which means the kids are going back to school, the weather is getting a little cooler, and we’re thinking of all things pumpkin! While it may not be quite cold enough to start wearing your fall boots, sweaters, and scarves just yet, it is a great time to start thinking about […]

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Lavender Love – Get Inspired by One of Our Favorite Colors

Provence Lavender

Lavender is a fragrant and beautiful plant displaying blooms in the most beautifully soft yet vibrant purple color. A rare color in nature, lavender purple is an inspiring hue we can’t get enough of. It is often associated with femininity, royalty, and serenity. Artbeads Chief Jewelry Designer Cynthia Kimura’s French heritage draws her to the […]

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Men’s Jewelry

Get inspired to make jewelry for the guys in your life

When it comes to jewelry-making, men’s jewelry is often overlooked. Maybe you’re not sure what materials to use or how a piece can be styled into men’s fashion. We’re here to tell you that making men’s jewelry is a ton of fun and the pieces can easily be added to any look. We have plenty […]

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Summer Color Palettes with Swarovski Dazzle

Ocean Color Palette

Now that it’s May, we’re looking to the summer and preparing for warmer days. Our wardrobe is filling up with sun dresses, sandals, and sunglasses as the weather heats up. With this wardrobe refresh, we’ll need the perfect jewelry to make a dazzling summer statement. We’ve created some inspiring color palettes for the summer days […]

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Nunn Design 2018 Winter Collection and a Giveaway!

Nunn Design 2018 Winter Collection

We’re still in the middle of winter time, which means the cold weather is hanging around and everyone is staying in to keep warm. In Scandinavian culture, now is the perfect time to embrace the concept of hygge, which focuses on simple pleasures and all things cozy. Making jewelry is a great way to get in […]

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Introducing the TierraCast Intermix Collection

TierraCast Intermix

TierraCast is starting the new year with a wonderful collection of components. The Intermix collection features a wide array of links that work well together, as well as with other TierraCast components. This collection features texture, pattern, and organic round shapes that are reminiscent of the surface of the moon. They definitely have an intergalactic style […]

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Summer Ice Cream Fun – With a Cute DIY!

What’s better than ice cream on a hot summer day? Ice cream at work! Our friends at Nunn Design made sure we beat the heat with an ice cream truck! They sent one our way and we loved indulging in some delicious ice cream. Cynthia was inspired by the thought of ice cream (who isn’t?), […]

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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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Obsessed: Pokemon GO!

Like everyone else on the planet, we love Pokemon GO!  A few of our team members here at Artbeads have caught the bug and have been trying to “catch em’ all”.  We thought it’d be fun to share a quick list of components to create Pokemon GO inspired friendship bracelets, key chains, and phone charms.  […]

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