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TierraCast’s Vida Mas Dulce Collection

Vida Mas Dulce

TierraCast offers fabulous collections of pewter components that are sure to inspire your jewelry-making. A recent favorite is the Dulce Vida collection, filled with inspirations from flowers and love. This is a collection that provides an artisan style with rich texture. This month, TierraCast has released an extension of this collection – Vida Mas Dulce! […]

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TOHO Seed Beads and the Glowing Bride

Glowing TOHO Beads

Have you ever seen those glow in the dark stars and moons you could stick to ceilings? These were staples in many a child’s bedroom and it was always fun to turn off the lights and see what constellations would appear. Young or old, people seem to be fascinated with magical glowing products. If you […]

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Introducing the TierraCast Intermix Collection

TierraCast Intermix

TierraCast is starting the new year with a wonderful collection of components. The Intermix collection features a wide array of links that work well together, as well as with other TierraCast components. This collection features texture, pattern, and organic round shapes that are reminiscent of the surface of the moon. They definitely have an intergalactic style […]

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The Beauty of Spring

It seems like everyone is just about ready for spring to arrive! Whether you’re planning gardens, updating your fall wardrobe, getting ready for spring cleaning, starting new jewelry projects, or just wanting to shake the cold weather, spring is a season everyone looks forward to. This season, pastels and florals are making a modern comeback […]

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Using Large-Hole Beads in New Ways

We love the way large-hole beads add character to designs. These fun components are easy to add to lots of designs and come in a variety of styles. The example above, our Royal Vanguard necklace, shows Swarovski BeCharmed beads and large-hole TierraCast spacers strung onto SilverSilk. This is just one of the many ways you can […]

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Dried Out Gilders Paste? No Problem!

Gilders Paste is a great way to add new color to metal, wood, polymer clay, ceramic, wax and resin surfaces. It comes in lots colors and each container provides enough paste for many, many projects. We’ve used Gilders Paste in some of our Learning Center ideas and they all turned out fabulous! A little Gilders […]

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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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Explore the Learning Center Sale!

For 48 hours only, shop the Learning Center Sale and save on more than 800 ideas in our Learning Center. Every item used in one of our design ideas is 15% off! Browse through both jewelry and craft ideas to select your favorites. You’ll find more than 4,000 sale items to choose from. Enter ZZW15P-LCS […]

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Questions for Bailey Beader

Bailey Beader is ready to answer your jewelry or craft making questions. You can direct any questions you have to artbeadsblog@gmail.com. Describe your problem and Bailey will do her best to give you a solution. If it’s a general question that others can benefit from, it may even be posted on the blog.

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Japanese Seed Bead Sale

During the Japanese Seed Bead Sale at Artbeads.com, all seed beads on the website are 20% off. The sale includes 31 new limited edition TOHO™ beads. Japanese seed beads are well known for their consistency in size, shape and color. You’ll find a variety of shapes, ranging from round TOHO™ beads to hexagon cut Miyuki […]

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