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Project by The Beading Room ‘Angelic Earrings’

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We made a variation of these a couple of years ago and turned the little angels into bookmarks.  This year we made them into cute earrings and had to share the idea! What you need: 2x Silver Plated Earring Hooks 2x Silver Plated Eye Pin 2.13inch 22 Gauge 2x Rhinestone & Silver Metal Rondelle 6mm … Continue reading Project by The Beading Room ‘Angelic Earrings’

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project by the beading room: downton waterfall chandelier earrings

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These earrings were inspired by a night of marathon Downton Abbey viewings on Netflix.  I scarcely remember making them I was so enthralled…. what you need: (just click on the links and add them to your cart on the site) 2 x sterling silver chandeliers waterfall (come as a pair) 2 x sterling silver post … Continue reading project by the beading room: downton waterfall chandelier earrings

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project by the beading room: lovin’ neon bracelet

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I have been eyeing these neon Swarovski pearls for a while now, waiting for inspiration.  Neon is all over the stores at the moment, and if you are not brave enough (like me!) to wear it in a large piece of clothing, this bracelet is an easy and fun way to add a bit of pop to … Continue reading project by the beading room: lovin’ neon bracelet

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12 days of beading (on the tenth day…)

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A sweet and simple project that makes a wonderful gift with a great book.  I still books are the one of the greatest gifts you can give! Even better when they come with this beautiful bookmark:) What you need: 1x Silver Plated Plain Mini Book Mark 1x Silver Plated Eye Pin 2.13inch 22 Gauge 1x … Continue reading 12 days of beading (on the tenth day…)

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12 days of beading (on the seventh day….)

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We have for you some fun and easy to make Swarovski Present Earrings! These are cute but classy little earrings.  Use different metal finishes for findings and different colors of crystal to personalize them as gifts for friends and family! You will need: 2x Antique Copper Plated Bead Bow 10x14mm by Tierracast 2x Swarovski 4mm … Continue reading 12 days of beading (on the seventh day….)

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it is hip to be square this winter

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You are seeing them EVERYWHERE at the moment- the hot new Czech Two-Hole Tile Beads. They have all the versatility of their Miyuki counterparts, but the corners are softer and the look more rustic overall. We are seeing them paired with leather and cord this season to create casual, organic feeling bracelets. We say NEW, … Continue reading it is hip to be square this winter

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You Talented Things You!

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We are really thrilled that our customers take the time to email us with photos of their creative projects. It is really fun to see what people order and imagine what they are designing, and when we get to have a peek at how our talented customers put everything together it is just the icing … Continue reading You Talented Things You!

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Crystal vs. Cubic Zirconia-Is There a Clear Winner?

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You are probably surprised to see us comparing Cubic Zirconia beads to Crystal beads. Most comparisons of CZ are made to diamonds because of they are meant to be a simulated replacement for the natural substance. But as beaders many of you will have seen CZ beads cut very similarly to the better-known crystal ones. … Continue reading Crystal vs. Cubic Zirconia-Is There a Clear Winner?

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New Swarovski Colours for Fall/Winter 2010 On Their Way

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New crystal colours always excite me, but this season they are STUNNING! You wonder how Swarovski can keep coming up with new and fresh ideas but stay within the classic and timeless framework of design.My favourite of the bunch is the ‘Cyclamen Opal’, as pictured right (sorry about the picture quality, we have none of … Continue reading New Swarovski Colours for Fall/Winter 2010 On Their Way

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Swarovski Bicones Get Gorgeous

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Did you know…. The 5301 bicone by Swarovski is getting an overhaul! As if they were not beautiful enough, they are going to be replaced by the 5328 XILION, a copyrighted cut giving the bicone more brilliance and light reflection. Basically, where you have an edge on the 5301 (from the pointed end towards the … Continue reading Swarovski Bicones Get Gorgeous

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