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Bead Filled Frame Earrings Tutorial


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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DNA Spiral Bracelet


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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3 in 3 Chain Maille Bracelet


3 in 3 Chain Maille Bracelet  The 3 in 3 chain maille pattern is one of the quickest, easiest chain maille patterns to master and it makes a substantial, attractive bracelet.  Try it as a dangle earring or a necklace

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Roller Coaster Bracelet Tutorial


Roller Coaster Bracelet Required for this Project: 5mm brass rollo chain (three pieces, each 7 inches long) 2mm leather (6 feet) Brass nugget with 2mm hole (2) Cutters for leather String the leather through the first link on all three

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Swarovski Trapeze Earrings: Easy Tutorial


Swarovski Trapeze Earrings: Easy Tutorial You will need: Swarovski polygons (2) Silver plated bead cap (4) Silver plated chain (8 inches) 24 gauge silver plated wire (6 inches) Sterling silver ear wires (2) Round nose pliers Needle Nose pliers Wire

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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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Falling Leaves Bracelet Tutorial

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Falling Leaves Bracelet Tutorial Required Materials: 4mm round blue fire agate (16 inches)  2mm square nuggets (140)  3mm faceted nuggets (40) 4mm faceted nuggets (16)  3mm round hematite (35)  4mm matte plated hematite (16) 16 silver plated leaves (1 inch

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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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