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Gemstone of the Month: Moss Agate

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Gemstone of the Month: Moss Agate It is so fun & festive to dress up in themed jewelry for the holidays, but who says festive jewelry can’t be stylish and trendy too?  Lush gemstones in reds, greens, whites…allow you to

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Netted Ornament Tutorial

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Netted Ornament Tutorial Don’t you just love the beauty of a fully decorated tree?  There’s something so magical about coming home each day and seeing your tree covered in ornaments and lights.  While every tree is gorgeous, the most beautiful

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Gemstones for Digestion

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Gemstones for Digestion The holidays are finally upon us!!  This season is filled with so many amazing experiences – spending time with those we love, looking at holiday lights, shopping, baking cookies, sipping hot chocolate, going to parties, food…food… and

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New Home, New Adventures

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New Home, New Adventures Since opening in July 2004, Bead World has gone through so many amazing changes and has grown so much.  All of the growth we have experienced over the past 13 years has brought us to an interesting dilemma – we

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Christmas Lights Earring Tutorial

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Christmas Lights Earring Tutorial The holiday season is such a beautiful time of year!!  One of the most fabulous parts of Christmas time is getting to see so many festive homes all lit up with holiday decor.  Even the most mundane days become

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November’s Online Deal: 20% OFF Select Spanish Knot Jewelry Kits

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November’s Online Deal: 20% OFF Select Spanish Knot Jewelry Kits Fun fact: Did you know that the Spanish Knot came to Bead World after our owner, Karen Thompson’s trip to Spain??  She saw someone selling jewelry with these unique knots and asked if

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Gemstone of the Month: Astrophyllite

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Gemstone of the Month: Astrophyllite When you’ve been making jewelry for over 15 years and working at a bead store for more than 9 years, it’s pretty rare to run across a gemstone you’ve never seen before.  When you do, you

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October’s Online Deal: 20% OFF Select Halloween Kits

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October’s Online Deal: 20% OFF Select Halloween Kits BOO!!  Did I scare you??  No?  Well you know what sounds really terrifying…trying to celebrate Halloween without any scary witch, spider, or skull jewelry.  Luckily you don’t have to witness that horror, because we’re

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New Class & Beading Kits: Bezeled Beaded Ring

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New Class & Beading Kits: Bezeled Beaded Ring After hours & hours (… & hours) of work we are so excited to finally announce our newest addition to the line up of Bead World classes & kits!!!  Drum roll please…….announcing the Bezeled Beaded Ring!!

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Gemstone of the Month: Angelite

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Gemstone of the Month: Angelite This past weekend I traveled to Austin for my best friend’s wedding, and of course whenever I go on a trip I have to check out the local bead and crystal shops.  I just love bringing

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