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Gemstone of the Month: Aquamarine

Aquamarine and morganite

Gemstone of the Month: Aquamarine In the Middle Ages, it was believed to reverse the damage of any poison.  In Rome, it was used to cure stomach and throat ailments.  Ancient sailors from across the world believed it protected them

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Fabulous Gift Ideas!

tree of life bracelet metallic small

Fabulous Gift Ideas! The holidays are coming!  The people in your life are counting on you to fill their stocking with beautiful baubles and jaunty jewelry.  Thankfully, our Bead World Kits (available in our stores or Online) make it easy!

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Messy Wire Wraps

messy wrap finished

Messy Wire Wraps Of all the questions I get asked in our stores, this is one of the most common: How do you make those arty, messy wire wraps?! You’d think people would be more afraid of making perfect basic

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Studying Symbols: Om

Nina Designs Om

Studying Symbols: Om Symbols of meaning have been hugely popular in beading and jewelry for the last few years. Among the trendiest and most beloved symbols in the om (or ohm, aum) symbol. We see it on yoga gear, on

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