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Online Deal: 20% OFF Select Sidewinder Bracelet Kits, March 2019

March’s Online Deal: 20% OFF Select Sidewinder Bracelet Kits One of my absolute favorite seed bead patterns is the Sidewinder Bracelet! I love anything that looks like a sparkly cuff bracelet, but I especially love how versatile this bracelet is.

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Trend Forecast: 2019

Trend Forecast: 2019 As Bead World’s Creative Director, it’s my job to stay on top of the current trends and styles. However, it can be tricky to translate current fashion trends from the runway and Vogue to handcrafted jewelry. Typically

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Kumihimo Necklace Tutorial

Kumihimo Necklace Tutorial I’m in the mood to play around with Kumihimo jewelry lately, so I’m hoping you’ll join me! It’s such a meditative process once you get in the groove, and I could definitely use a bit of zen-style

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Online Deal: 20% OFF Select Leather Tennis Bracelet Kits, January 2019

January’s Online Deal: 20% OFF Select Leather Tennis Bracelet Kits When I think of the new year, I instantly think of glam! Maybe it’s the leftover influence from shiny holiday wrapping paper and glitzy New Year’s Eve parties, but I’m

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2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral

2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral Image from . Pantone has just announced Living Coral as their 2019 color of the year, and I am all about it!! Coral is such a beautiful color and I am so excited

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Gemstone of the Month: Jade

Gemstone of the Month: Jade One of the most well-known gemstones, Jade actually refers to two different stones – Jadeite and Nephrite. Although Jade has been used for over 5000 years, it wasn’t until 1863 that a French mineralogist, Alexis

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Cascade Necklace Tutorial

Cascade Necklace Tutorial I think we should start this year off with a little drama! Dainty, minimalistic necklaces have been so popular the last few years, but I’m ready to break that up with a bold statement necklace. Our Cascade

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Gemstone of the Month: Howlite

Gemstone of the Month: Howlite Howlite was first discovered in Nova Scotia in 1868 by Canadian mineralogist, Henry How. It is most commonly found in Canada and the U.S., but it has also been found in Mexico, Germany, Russia, Turkey,

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Elegant Swarovski Bracelet Tutorial

Elegant Swarovski Bracelet Tutorial Last month we showed you how to make our Modern Gemstone Bracelet, but if a classic vibe is more your style look no further than our Elegant Swarovski Bracelet! We combine the same simple Flat Crimping or Double

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Studying Symbols: 8 Fold Path

Studying Symbols: 8 Fold Path One of the newest pendants at Bead World, the 8 Fold Path is a significant Buddhist symbol. It represents 8 key tenets of Buddhism. Think of it like the Buddhist moral code, similar to that

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