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Thalia Sandals

These summer sandals were inspired by the Greek muse Thalia. Representing music, song and dance, she brought joy to those with whom she came into contact. These sandals represent that same lively spirit and joyous feeling. Wear them throughout the summer with your favorite sundresses for a trendsetting look. To create this look we bought […]

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Beach Bonanza Sale

Celebrate the beginning of summer by saving 15% on all pearls and shell items during our Beach Bonanza Sale. For 48-hours only, you can save on hundreds of items including freshwater pearls, Lillypilly pendants and much more. Start creating your summer wedding and beach-inspired designs today with these fantastic items. Take advantage of these savings […]

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Bear Berry Necklace, a Celebration of Summer

Summer berries are starting to ripen here, a favorite bear food. These centerpiece bead clusters of green opal from Artbeads reminded me of ripening berries, with their purplish, green, and red tones. They are ‘knitted’ beads, strung together to form a hollow sphere. The Black Bear is glazed clay, other beads are faceted unakaite, jet, […]

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Barefoot Sandal Designs

With summer quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to start thinking about outdoor weddings, long days at the beach and backyard barbecues. Any of these settings would be the perfect occasion to wear a barefoot sandal. These unique accessories allow you to wear jewelry in a location other than those traditionally accented by crystals […]

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Spring Necklace

My spring necklace, using all artbeads.com products, was inspired by my beautiful rose garden that’s bursting with gorgeous roses in every color! I’ve hand-knotted pink biwa pearls, Swarovski Crystals and Swarovski Crystal Pearls on to griffin silk cord in a ‘tin-cup’ style necklace that can be worn long or wrapped around to make a two-strand […]

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Watermelon Gelato Jewelry Set

It is easy to imagine yourself walking the streets of Rome, basking in the sunlight, enjoying the boisterous street vendors and savoring your favorite cocomero gelato while wearing this whimsical jewelry set. Featuring fun baubles and bright colors, this ring and earring set are the perfect accent pieces for spring and summer. Click on the […]

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Spring/Summer Earring Designs

Celebrate the arrival of spring and summer with these exciting earring designs created by our fantastic Artbeads.com designers. Each piece is full of bright colors and bold design ideas, and comes with step-by-step instructions that you can follow exactly or use simply for inspiration. Aurelia Aurelia is another name for the moon jelly, a gorgeous […]

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Spring Necklace Designs

The designers at Artbeads are excited that spring has finally arrived, and to celebrate the coming of warmer weather and nature’s renewal, they’ve created a couple of fun and simple necklace designs to help inspire your creativity. Find step-by-step instructions for these designs, as well as a complete product list including the tools necessary to […]

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Wedding Jewelry Trends 2010/2011

Spring/Summer In the current global economy the days of the Cinderella weddings are disappearing. But if you are a 2010 bride, don’t fret! Amazing things come in small packages! Many brides are going to backyard or park setting venues, smaller bridal parties and handmade favors and invitations. Color is everywhere and matching is out. Brides […]

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Swarovski Design Guide–Lollipop Necklace & Earrings

This necklace is full of the joy of summertime. Perfect for adding a touch of whimsy to any outfit, it features small dangles that look like tiny lollipops. Whether you’re looking to create a fun piece for a young girl or just want to remember the carefree days of summer vacation, this necklace is the […]

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