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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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Gemstones to Get the Job Done!!

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Gemstones to Get the Job Done!! Next week the bead world team is headed to Tucson. Yes – it’s that amazing time of year when we get to see all that the jewelry world has to offer and buy the prettiest

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Trends from the Gem Show

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Trends from the Gem Show We wish we could take every one of you with us to the Gem Shows.  Unfortunately, they’ll only give us a limited number of badges. What we can (and will now) do is let y’all

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Eye Candy from Tucson

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Eye Candy from Tucson We are back from the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, and we’ve brought you back such GORGEOUS goodies to enjoy! As is our Bead World tradition, I want to share pictures of some of the most

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Tucson Trends, February 2015 (Part One)

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Tucson Trends: February, 2015 (Part One)   We are back from our amazing Tucson Gem Show buying trip.  For those of you who live under a rock (or don’t live in Arizona), the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show is the

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Tucson Trends (Part 2)

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Tucson Trends (Part 2) Welcome back for round 2 of our Tucson wrap-up.  While it’s unfortunate that not everyone in the beading world gets to go to the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, we do our very best to make

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Tucson Trends (Part 1)

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Tucson Trends!! (Part 1) Okay, folks!  We’re back from the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.  (In case you live under a rock, this is the biggest gem and mineral show on planet Earth.  There may be bigger ones on other

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