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Tucson Show February 2013

We’re back from our buying trip to the Tucson Gem Show!  We had a great time, and picked up some really fun finds for the Bead World stores.  Every show, people ask me what was special at this particular show. 

Posted in 2013, agate, Arizona, bead, bead store, Bead World, found object, gem show, healing, jasper, Jennifer Eng, jewelry, leather, Lezli Goodwin, organic, Phoenix, Scottsdale, trend, Tucson

Heart Rosary Bracelet: Easy Tutorial

Heart Rosary Bracelet   Required Supplies 10mm Czech glass heart beads (10) 12mm Czech glass heart bead (1)                   Size 8 seed beads (approx 50) Silver plated toggle clasp                   SoftFlex beading wire in Medium Sterling silver 2mmx2mm crimps (2)             19 gauge

Posted in Arizona, bead, Bead World, bracelet, craft, Czech glass, design, DIY, easy, heart, how to, jewelry, Lezli Goodwin, make, prayer beads, rosary, rosary beads, string, Valentine, Valentine's Day

How Do I Get My Arizona Resale License?

Here’s a repeat of an oldie but goodie re-posting that will help you figure our how to get your Arizona Transaction Priviledge Tax, which is a prerequisite for wholesale shopping! One of the questions I get most often is, “How

Posted in Arizona, Bead World, business, business license, discount, Lezli Goodwin, license, Phoenix, save, Scottsdale, tax license, TPT, wholesale

Basic Wire Wrapped Earrings: A Simple Tutorial

Basic Wire Wrapped Earrings: A Simple Tutorial´╗┐ You will need: 10mm Swarovksi bicone crystals (2) 1.5 inch piece sterling silver chain (2) 24 gauge sterling silver head pins (2) 3mm sterling silver beads (4) Sterling silver ear wires (2) Round

Posted in Arizona, Bead World, buy, craft, crystal, design, earring, how to, jewelry, kit, Lezli Goodwin, make, pearl, Phoenix, Scottsdale, silver, swarovski, tutorial, wire, wrap

Santa Hat Earrings

Santa Hat Earrings ´╗┐ Every Holiday season, we debut a brand new festive jewelry kit.  This year we introduce the “Santa Hat Earring Kit”!  This adorable pair of earrings feature a dangling pom pom at the top of Santa’s iconic

Posted in Arizona, bead, Bead World, Christmas, directions, earring, hat, holiday, instructions, jewelry, kit, Lezli Goodwin, Phoenix, santa, Scottsdale, sterling silver, swarovski, tutorial

Ornamental Goodness

Bead World client (and good friend) Susan Waters takes “Christmas in July” seriously!  Her gorgeous beaded ornaments expand on our basic patterns and take them to a place filled with elegance and old world charm.  Her work is an inspiration

Posted in Arizona, bead, Bead World, Christmas, design, earring, elegance, holiday, jewelry, July, Lezli Goodwin, ornament, Phoenix, Scottsdale, store, Susan J. Waters, Susan Waters