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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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Meet the Designer – Lenka Bindzar from Raven’s Journey

Lenka Bindzar and Cynthia Kimura

Raven’s Journey offers a lot of amazing Czech glass beads that are among some of the finest in the world. We love all of the different shapes and colors they offer. Lenka Bindzar, the founder of Raven’s Journey, works closely with artisans in the Czech Republic to continue the age-old tradition of producing these fabulous […]

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Get Inspired by Grace Lampwork Beads and Meet Grace Ma, the Artist Behind the Brand

Handmade Beads from Grace Lampwork

Grace Lampwork Beads offers amazing handmade glass lampwork beads that immediately catch the eye, whether they are used in jewelry or sitting on a bead mat, waiting to be used. Grace Ma, the founder of Grace Lampwork Beads and a self-taught lampworker, says, “With my beads, you can turn them into a piece of beautiful […]

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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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Nail Art with Swarovski Crystalpixie – Video Tutorials for Your Next Manicure

Nail Art with Swarovski Crystalpixie

There are two things that can put a special outfit over the top: the perfect jewelry and the perfect manicure! Swarovski offers items that can help you make both. You know and love all of Swarovski’s crystal beads and jewelry-making components, but did you know about Swarovski’s Crystalpixie nail art? Swarovski Crystalpixie nail art sets come […]

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New TierraCast Worlds Away Collection

New TierraCast Jewelry-Making Components

More and more people are traveling as it becomes more accessible to do so. As we saw from Swarovski’s latest Innovations, wanderlust isn’t just inspiring us to travel – it’s inspiring us to make some fabulous jewelry. With that in mind, TierraCast has released a new mini collection this month that encompasses small tokens from […]

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TOHO Treasures – Versatile Cylinder Seed Beads

TOHO Treasures

TOHO makes amazing seed beads in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Their round seed beads are a staple to have on hand for any kind of project and we love getting creative with unique options like Bugles and Triangles. Our latest obsession is TOHO Treasure beads. These seed beads are cylinder in shape, much […]

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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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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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Designer Favorites – Birds in Jewelry

Bird Jewelry Inspiration

TierraCast has released a lovely Botanical Birds collection just in time for spring and summer. Designed in collaboration with renowned jewelry artist Jill MacKay, the collection tells a whimsical story of two birds trying to build a nest for their family. This adorable and highly detailed collection features wonderful designs of cheerful birds and leafy […]

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