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Banded Right Angle Weave Ring Tutorial

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Banded Right Angle Weave Ring Tutorial Last up in our right angle weave tutorial series is our Banded Right Angle Weave Ring.  This month we’ll teach you a variation on the classic right angle weave stitch using two working strands instead of one!

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Tucson Treats, Part 2: Winter 2018

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Winter 2018 Tucson Treats, Part 2: Notable Gemstones! In addition to tons of fabulous sterling silver, our recent buying trip yielded so many drool-worthy gemstones!!  As a gemstone fanatic I happen to love pretty much all gemstones, but at this

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Embellished Right Angle Weave Earring Tutorial

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Embellished Right Angle Weave Earring Tutorial This month our right angle weave tutorial series takes us to our Embellished Right Angle Weave Earring.  In this tutorial we’ll build upon our right angle weave skills by adding an embellished edge.  We made earrings in this

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Gemstone of the Month: Pietersite

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Gemstone of the Month: Pietersite I don’t know why, but I have always been inexplicably drawn to Pietersite.  For a long time, I couldn’t even tell you anything about Pietersite, other than that anytime I saw it I felt like I had

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Online Deal: 20% OFF Green Jewelry Kits, March 2018

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Online Deal: 20% OFF Green Jewelry Kits No one will be pinching you this St. Patty’s Day when you adorn yourself with fun & fabulous green jewelry…in fact they’ll probably be green with envy!  We want to make this holiday month

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Gemstone of the Month: Dragon’s Blood Jasper

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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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Gemstone of the Month: Bloodstone

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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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Netted Ornament Tutorial

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Netted Ornament Tutorial Don’t you just love the beauty of a fully decorated tree?  There’s something so magical about coming home each day and seeing your tree covered in ornaments and lights.  While every tree is gorgeous, the most beautiful

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Gemstones for Digestion

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Gemstones for Digestion The holidays are finally upon us!!  This season is filled with so many amazing experiences – spending time with those we love, looking at holiday lights, shopping, baking cookies, sipping hot chocolate, going to parties, food…food… and

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New Home, New Adventures

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New Home, New Adventures Since opening in July 2004, Bead World has gone through so many amazing changes and has grown so much.  All of the growth we have experienced over the past 13 years has brought us to an interesting dilemma – we

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