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Tucson Treats, Part 1: Winter 2018

Winter 2018 Tucson Treats, Part 1… As most of you know, our buying team takes a bi-annual shopping trip every year.  We LOVE it!!  It’s our chance to see a huge array of what the beading industry has to offer,

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Gemstone of the Month: Dragon’s Blood Jasper

Gemstone of the Month: Dragon’s Blood Jasper Last month I featured one of my favorite immunity-boosting gemstones, Bloodstone, and this month I want to introduce you all to my other favorite gemstone for boosting your immune system and keeping you well…Dragon’s Blood

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Multi Row Right Angle Weave Bracelet Tutorial

Multi Row Right Angle Weave Bracelet Tutorial Last month we covered the introductory steps of the right angle weave stitch with our Right Angle Weave Bracelet Tutorial and this month we want to expand on our right angle weave techniques with a Multi

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Online Deal: 20% OFF Layered Tila Kits, February 2018

Online Deal: 20% OFF Layered Tila Kits Beading trends vary over time, but no one can deny that seed beading is having its day in the spotlight once again.  With a resurgence of seed bead shapes, patterns, colors, & designs, there

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2018…The Year of the Re-Vamp

2018…The Year of the Re-Vamp!! Ladies and Gents – I’m calling it right now!  2018 will be The Year of the Re-Vamp!!!  It seems like everywhere you look people are re-inventing their lives and re-designing their plans, and Bead World is no

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Gemstone of the Month: Bloodstone

Gemstone of the Month: Bloodstone Bloodstone (also known as Heliotrope) is part of the Chalcedony family.  It is a dark green gemstone with red flecks.  The red flecks are actually inclusions of Hematite or Red Jasper and were said to resemble drops of blood on the

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Right Angle Weave Bracelet Tutorial

Right Angle Weave Bracelet Tutorial Right angle weave is a classic bead weaving technique, and with the recent boost in seed bead designs we wanted to make sure you know how to execute a right angle weave flawlessly!  It’s a must-know

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Online Deal: 20% OFF All Kits, January 2018

Online Deal: 20% OFF All Kits We’re so excited to offer you this amazing deal again!!  All though January, save 20% OFF all Bead World jewelry kits online.  This is the perfect time to start 2018 off right: try a

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Gemstone of the Month: Mookaite

Gemstone of the Month: Mookaite Mookaite (pronounced moo-ka-ITE) is a member of the Jasper family.  It is found exclusively near Mooka Creek in the Kennedy Ranges in Western Australia (hence the name Mookaite).  Mookaite is also sometimes called Australian Jasper

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2018 Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

2018 Color of the Year: Ultra Violet Image from www.pantone.com . Pantone is known throughout the world for being the go-to expert on color trends!!  They release seasonal color trends as well as a main color for each year, and their reports have

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