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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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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Make Multi-Strand Magic

Multi-strand jewelry makes for a stunning accent to any style, whether you’re going for a relaxed boho look or an elegant statement piece. In our latest Artbeads Cafe episode, Cynthia and Cheri share multi-strand inspiration and provide some tips for making your own multi-strand jewelry. You can win your own beads, clasps, and jewelry wire […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Fun Czech Glass Shapes with Matching Pendants

Did you know we have over 6,000 different kinds of Czech glass beads on our website? That’s so many colors, shapes, and textures to play with in your jewelry designs. Our latest Artbeads Cafe episode was a special Facebook Live session all about Czech glass! In the episode, Cheri and Cynthia make jewelry on the […]

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Artbeads Cafe Giveaway – Beadalon Stretch Cord and Beautiful Beads!

Beadalon Elonga and Elasticity

Our latest Artbeads Cafe is all about Beadalon stretch cord and how to use it. Beadalon’s very own Wyatt White stopped by the Cafe to explain the difference between Elasticity and Elonga. Now, you have a chance to win the stretch cord and beads he used to make his stretch bracelets! In this video, Wyatt […]

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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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An Interview With Linda Hartung of Alacarte Clasps, WireLace, & WireLuxe

Linda and Tim Hartung, co-owners and designers behind Linda Arline Originals, Alacarte Clasps™, WireLace™, and WireLuxe™, have been designing jewelry for most of their lives. Driven by their faith, love for one another, and passion for beautiful, high-quality jewelry design, the couple has blazed a trail in the do-it-yourself jewelry market creating new tools, techniques […]

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If I Can Do It, You Can Do It

By Kristal Wick Inspiration…What Does It Mean To You? Colors, shapes, and techniques can all be inspirational and seem to be the most common answers to this question. But what REALLY floats your boat? My inspiration always comes from an internal question:  Can I do it? You see, I was born with a slight handicap: […]

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