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International Beading Week – Challenge Yourself to Bead Every Day

Have you heard of International Beading Week? This week is sponsored by The Beadworkers Guild and is a worldwide event that celebrates our passion for beads and encourages the wider public to participate in beading. This year, International Beading Week runs from July 27th to August 4th. You can learn more about this special week […]

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A Valentine’s Day Instagram Challenge

It’s time for a fun Instagram challenge to get your creativity flowing! With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, we thought it would be a great time to get in the sweet spirit. Join us over on Instagram starting Monday, January 28th for a week-long challenge and share posts for each day’s theme (and make sure you’re […]

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Join Us for an #ArtbeadsAdventCalendar December Instagram Challenge (+ a Giveaway!)

We love Advent Calendars at Artbeads. They make counting down to Christmas exciting and festive. This year, we’ve decided to create an Instagram challenge counting down to Christmas. Join us over on Instagram starting December 1st and share posts for each day’s theme (and make sure you’re following us so you can see what we share). […]

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Meet the Designer: Artbeads.com’s Cheri Carlson

Artbeads Jewelry Designer Cheri Carlson

Have you seen Cheri Carlson’s fabulous jewelry designs on our website? She has over 432 tutorials in our Design Studio, which means she’s made a lot of jewelry over the years! You might have also seen her on the Artbeads Cafe. She’s a frequent guest and is full of great jewelry-making information. We asked Cheri […]

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Meet the Designer – Becky Nunn of Nunn Design

Nunn Design Bezels with Organics in Resin

Nunn Design offers beautifully detailed jewelry-making components that instantly add an artisan feel to any design. They work wonderfully together and can be used in a wide variety of jewelry-making and craft techniques. Becky Nunn is the face behind the Nunn Design name. Becky has visited us many times on the Artbeads Cafe, where she’s […]

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Meet the Designer – Anne Lichtenstein of Gardanne Beads

Have you discovered the beautiful enameled pieces we offer on our website from Gardanne Beads? These hand-enameled items are full of unique beauty. Anne Lichtenstein is the creator of each piece and she is always thinking up new ways to make her enamel pieces stand out. You may have seen Anne before on the Artbeads […]

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Meet the Designer – Wyatt White from Beadalon

Beadalon's Wyatt White

It’s always fun to meet new jewelry designers and we meet plenty here at Artbeads.com. Wyatt White from Beadalon recently stopped by to inspire us with his inventions, jewelry designs, and more. Wyatt is the Product Manager and Education Director at Beadalon. He has over 34 years of experience in the jewelry industry. He’s even […]

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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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Christmas Traditions and Season’s Greetings

We want to wish you a very happy holiday season! We hope that you all take time to spend with family, friends, and loved ones. Whether you gather around a Christmas tree and open up presents, come together for a delicious dinner, or simply stop by a friend’s house to say hello, we hope it’s memorable. […]

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Thanksgiving Favorites: Recipes We Love

It’s almost Thanksgiving and that means in between making festive jewelry for the holidays, we’re planning for this year’s big meal. Every family has their own favorite recipes and traditions for this holiday. Some are all about the turkey while others prefer ham. Maybe your family can’t live without sweet potato casserole or perhaps they […]

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