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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Bead Caps for Jewelry-Making

Have you worked with bead caps in your jewelry designs? These caps are perfect for the beader who’s ready to add a little more to their beaded patterns. Using bead caps with beads helps to add complexity to patterns, bring texture, or transition to other types of beads in the pattern. These findings are full […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Make a CzechMates Bracelet

The CzechMates beading system includes amazing glass beads with two and even four stringing holes. These beads work together beautifully, allowing you to create amazing dimensional bead weaving pieces or unique and simple stringing designs. With these beads, you’re only limited to your creativity. In our latest Artbeads Cafe episode, we’re showing you how to […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Gemstones

We all love using gemstone beads and pendants in our jewelry, but you might be wondering how to create different styles with gemstones. They are a well-known element in earthy jewelry, but what other styles can you make with them? Cynthia and Cheri explore several different gemstone jewelry styles in our latest Artbeads Cafe episode. […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Chain for Your Jewelry

Chain is a jewelry-making essential, but sometimes you might be stumped as to how to use it in your next design. Our latest Artbeads Cafe episode is serving up seven ways to use all kinds of chain in your jewelry projects, from draping it in your chandelier earrings to using it to finish beaded strands […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Beaded Crochet Ropes

You asked and we delivered! Some of you requested that Katie, our resident crochet artist, teach Cynthia and Becky how to crochet for a video. In our latest Artbeads Cafe, you’ll see just that. Learn how to make beautiful beaded crochet ropes and then learn how you can win your own components to try the […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Halloween Jewelry-Making Kits

Summer is winding down and it’s the perfect time to start planning your Halloween season. It’s always fun to look forward and plan your next jewelry creations, especially when you can make them spooky! This Artbeads Cafe episode will make planning even easier, as we’re sharing cute (and only a little creepy) Halloween kits.  Our […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway: Jewelry Links and How to Use Them

Jewelry links are used to add length in jewelry designs, create multiple strands, and more. In the latest episode of the Artbeads Cafe, Cynthia and Cheri are sharing different ways to use links in your projects. Make sure to watch the episode to discover 5 unique ways to showcase links in your style and then […]

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Artbeads Cafe: Christmas Jewelry Kits for the Best Holiday Style + A Giveaway

It’s never too early to start planning for the holidays! We might be in the middle of summer, but Christmas will creep up sooner than you think and we want you to be prepared. Our designer Cheri Carlson whipped up some super adorable Christmas jewelry-making kits that you can see in our latest Artbeads Cafe […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Play with Patina Items

This week on the Artbeads Cafe, you’ll find jewelry inspiration for working with patina items – from beautiful turquoise patina components to more natural antique patinas. You’ll even see how to make your own patinas with Vintaj Patina paints for metal. Watch the video below and then read on to find out how you can […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Brick Stitch with TOHO Aiko Seed Beads

Brick stitch is one of our favorite bead weaving techniques and we’ve got a great Artbeads Cafe episode all about the ins and outs of brick stitch! With this episode, you’ll see how to start the stitch with a ladder stitch, how to increase and decrease the stitch, and even how to move your thread […]

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