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Summer 2014 Jewelry Trends

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Summer 2014 Jewelry Trends Every summer is different, with exciting new ideas rising to the surface.  After all, it’s time for summer fun!  As the clothing gets smaller in the Arizona heat, jewelry becomes more important in making a look

Posted in 2014, Bead World, bracelet, chain, chic, floral, gunmetal, Lezli Goodwin, loom, modern, pearl, primary color, seed bead, star, summer, trends

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

Posted in Bead World, bracelet, button, design, directions, easy DIY, free, instructions, jewelry, Karen Thompson, knot, make, purple, seed bead, simple, summer, tutorial, waxed linen

Leather and Pearls

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Leather and Pearls Every summer there’s a trend that we see everywhere — catalogs, runways, magazines, you name it.  One trend that I’m seeing all over the place right now is necklaces made of leather and freshwater pearls.  The styles

Posted in Bead World, bohemian, design, DIY, easy, freshwater, leather, make, necklace, organic, pearls, style, summer, trend

Bead World’s Trend Watch 2014

              Trend Watch 2014        Color of the Year     Jewelry Trends     beadworldinc.com | Infographics

Posted in 2014, Bead World, cool, fashion, jewelry, layered, Lezli Goodwin, make, messages, new, radiant orchid, spring, summer, trend, wardrobe

Colors for Spring/Summer 2014

The good folks over at Pantone have, once again, let us know the Color of the Year for 2014!  This year, we will all be wearing Radiant Orchid, a bright lavender that goes very well with pinks and purples as

Posted in 2014, Bead World, colors, fashion, jewelry, Lezli Goodwin, pantone spring, radiant orchid, style, summer, trend

More Leather Wrap Bracelet Kits!

We’ve had a HUGE response to our Emerald Leather Wrap Bracelet Kit — it is easily the fastest selling kit Bead World has ever created.  This tells us several things.  We were right about emerald — it really IS the color of

Posted in 2013, Bead World, beads, bracelet, Chan Luu, create, design, DIY, double, hot, jewelry, leather, Lezli Goodwin, make, spring, stylish, summer, trend, wrap

Stunning Stretch Bracelets

One of this season’s hottest trends is stacks and stacks of stretchy bracelets.  Luckily, this is also one of the beading world’s easiest skills!  Just string your beads onto elastic cording (we like Stretch Magic brand cord), tie two overhand

Posted in bead, Bead World, bracelet, buddha, cool, design, Glendale, hip, jewelry, Lezli Goodwin, make, organic, Phoenix, Scottsdale, stretch, stretchy, summer, trend

New Swarovski Colors!

Swarovski has done it again! Their Spring/Summer 2010 Launch included two brilliant new crystal colors and a fantastic new crystal pearl shade to compliment their wide range of beautiful materials. “Fern Green” is a bright, sassy shade of green, reminiscent

Posted in 2010, Bead World, color, crystal. pearl, design, jewelry, launch, spring, summer, swarovski

2010 Spring/Summer Jewelry Trends

Hot off the fashion presses, we have news about the Spring/Summer 2010 Jewelry Trends!  It’s going to be a fun one, folks!  The powers that be are a little schizophrenic this year, showing super bright tropical colors in half of the runway shows

Posted in 2010, bead, Bead World, big, bold, bracelet, coral, earring, ethnic, jewelry, Lezli Goodwin, necklace, neutral, spring, summer, trendy, turquoise