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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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Meet Nicole: A New Caledonian Jewelry Designer

This past summer, my family and I went on vacation to my island called New Caledonia. By some coincidence I met one of our long time customers, Nicole, who is also a designer. She was so happy to meet me that she organized a tea party with her customers to introduce me. Not only is […]

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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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Swarovski Crystals for your Nails

Pictured, Swarovski Crystalpixie in Exotic East

Yup, you read that right. Did you know that Swarovski released sparkling nail art kits? If you’re a nail tech or a nail artist and you love sparkle, then Swarovski Crystalpixie Nail Art is the thing for you! Swarovski released two different versions of Crystalpixie—Petite and Edge. Crystalpixie Petite is described as a “soft pixie dust” […]

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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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Making Mini Beaded Chairs

Beads are fun to play with, whether you are making jewelry, home decor or some other kind of craft. Artbeads recently discovered the art of making miniature chairs with beads thanks to Noreen M, an Artbeads.com customer. Noreen has made many beaded chairs over the years and now her goal is to revive miniature beaded […]

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Beads in Crafting – A Royal Beauty Contest for Embellished Trinkets!

We here at Artbeads had some fun over the holidays! We found some fun little animal statues and handed them out to employees with the challenge of decorating them with flatbacks, beads and other embellishments. The results are absolutely superb. First, take a look at Princess Kitty, decorated by Artbeads employee Sheryl: Princess Kitty also […]

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Why Artbeads is Excellent

At Artbeads.com, we love hearing from our customers. It’s always good to hear what we’re doing right and what you, as customers, love. Here’s what Artbeader Cathryn C. has to say about us: I use Artbeads for 90% of my Christmas, birthday and ‘other’ gifts, because Artbeads provides me with all of the implements I […]

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