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Bead Filled Frame Earrings Tutorial

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Bead Filled Frame Earrings Tutorial These sweet stunners are lightweight and elegant — perfect for the balmy nights of summer!  As a bonus, they are super lightweight and easy to wear.  Plus they work up quickly and are fairly easy

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Brand New Chain!

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Brand New Chain! At Bead World, we are continually working to bring you the very best in beading materials and supplies.  This week, let’s talk about the dozens of spools of brand new footage chain in our stores! From chunky

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Chain Tassel Tutorial

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Chain Tassel Tutorial Whether you’re looking to make an awesome pair of earrings like the one shown above, or to add a cool tassel to a necklace or mala, chain tassels are a MUST right now.  Unfortunately, the can be

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DNA Spiral Bracelet

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DNA Spiral Bracelet Our DNA Spiral Bracelet pattern is one of the quickest, easiest stitches to learn — perfect for the beginner and fun enough for a stitching expert!  Have fun! Required Materials: Size 6 seed beads (core) 10 grams

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Christmas Present Earrings

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Christmas Present Earrings   Continuing our theme of Christmas in July, today’s tutorial is one of our most popular and long standing Christmas patterns!  After all, who doesn’t love a stack of Swarovski crystal gifts topped with a bow?!  

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Tree of Life Bracelet Tutorial

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Tree of Life Bracelet This fun seed bead and waxed linen bracelet is super easy and highly customizable.  Choose your favorite colors to make it your own!  Consider adding charms or crystals if you want added bling.  It’s the perfect

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Balance in Asymmetry

Balance in Asymmetry Asymmetry is one of the biggest challenges that face today’s jewelry designers.  The whole “random” look is so popular, but it’s harder than it seems.  How do we balance pieces when we can’t count on symmetry, where

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New Nina Charms!

New Nina Charms! We just got in a large shipment of brand new Nina Designs charms in bronze and silver plated bronze!  These charms and links are stylish, fun and extremely high quality.  (You’ll find Nina charms on jewelry in

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Simple Leather Lariat Tutorial

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Spanish Pavé Lariat Necklace With just 4 feet of leather and three large hole beads you can make an adorable lariat necklace.  Inexpensive, easy and fun!  Enjoy this simple leather lariat tutorial.  If you haven’t worked with the Spanish Knot

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How to Set a Two Part Rivet in Leather

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How to Set a Two Part Rivet in Leather The leather jewelry trend just keeps getting more and more popular, evolving and expanding all the time.  I get asked nearly every day how to attach a metal piece to a

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