JBB Findings Made in Israel

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John Bead has an unmatched collection of premium quality sterling, brass, bronze and pewter findings.
This is the first time we have put the collection on sale.
Discount available online and in the showroom.
15% discount applied to final invoice.  Discount code is: JBI-May2015
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Beadalon Artistic Wire Finding Forms – Six New Jigs!

Artistic Wire Finding Form -  S-Hook JigFindings Forms are fixed peg jigs that allow you to make your own findings using 20-24 gauge Artistic Wire and Beadalon German Style Wire. Each jig makes a unique, consistently sized finding such as an ear wire, toggle clasp set, hook and eye clasp set, or a connector. Each Findings Forms jig comes with a detailed, step-by-step full color instruction sheet that is easy to follow, plus a tube pusher tool. Now you can make your own findings out of colored wire to complement the colors of beads and stringing material within your design.

Above you see the Artistic Wire Finding Form – S Hook Clasp Jig

Artistic Wire Finding Form -  Swoop Earwire Jig

Artistic Wire Finding Form – Swoop Earwire Jig

Artistic Wire Finding Form -  Question Mark Earwire Jig

Artistic Wire Finding Form – Question Mark Earwire Jig

	Artistic Wire Finding Form - Oval Earwire Jig

Artistic Wire Finding Form –  Oval Earwire Jig

Artistic Wire Finding Form -  Tall Earwire Jig

Artistic Wire Finding Form – Tall Earwire Jig

Artistic Wire Finding Form -  Toggle Jig

Artistic Wire Finding Form – Toggle Jig

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The Beadalon Tassel Maker Tool

Beadalon Tassel Maker

 

Tassels are all the rage and the Beadalon Tassel Maker makes it easier than ever to include them in your designs. Tassel Maker

Use the adjustable mandrels to make tassels up to 3.5 inches (9 cm) long. Wind the Cotton Tassel Cord, or another stringing material, around the mandrels until your tassel is the desired thickness, then follow the included instructions to tie off, cut, and trim to make the perfect Tassel.

Join Wyatt White as he shows you how to use the incredible Beadalon Tassel Maker Tool in this fun to watch video.

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Here are two lovely examples of what you can use the tassel maker to create.

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The Beadalon 3D Jig

Beadalon 3d Jig

Create bangle bracelets, cuff bracelets, and curved components using the Artistic Wire 3D Bracelet Jig! Design perfectly round, continuous, all-in-one bracelets in 3 dimensions using wire, stones, and beads with this unique jig – even make curved design components for bracelets and earrings.

3D Bracelet Design

Plan your design by inserting each peg into the outside of the jig and secure it by attaching the fastener from the inside. Then, wrap your wire to create your design. Remove the design by pulling the pegs off the jig and slide the design off.

3d Bracelet Jig

The design capabilities are virtually limitless! Creates a 2.75 in (6.9 cm) diameter design that fits most wrists. You can also stretch your designs slightly to make a larger or smaller diameter if desired.

This wonderful video from Beadalon will show you how the jig is used!

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Beadalon Tying Station

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Have you seen the Beadalon tying station?

The Tying Station was designed by Meredith Roddy specifically to keep two hands free to make easier Shamballa Style and Wrap Bracelets with Beadalon Beading Wire, leather cord, wax cord or other stringing material. There is a guide ruler on the side to help keep spacing even and size out your design. An included extra foam pad makes the tool expandable to make a longer design. Easy to follow instruction are included.

This quick how-to video explains how easy it is to use.

Candie Cooper for Beadalon

Candie Cooper has a wonderful step by step showing you how to make these macrame bracelets.

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Our feathers have been drastically reduced in price!

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Due to volume buying our feathers have been drastically reduced in price!

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Goose Feather Strung and Coque Strung have been reduced by 30% to 48%!  

(not including Goose Biots)

All other feathers have been reduced by 10% to 15%!

Reserve your quantity today!

Make sure you have everything you need for your costume production.

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Faceted and Fused Beads on String

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We have a wonderful collection of beads fused onto string.  This is our faceted bead group. They are lightweight trims that are ideal for costume designers, home decor specialists and would be a great addition to fun jewelry ideas.

The beads are fused onto the string so you can cut any length you need to apply it to your project.

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Swarovski Edelweiss and Infinity Cut!

Swarovski Edelweiss and Infinity Cut!

Swarovski is celebrating its 120th anniversary with the launch of two new crystal innovations that show the dedication to tradition, pursuit of purity, and strength of character first demonstrated by the company founder, Daniel Swarovski. In celebration of his achievements, Swarovski is launching two new crystal cuts:  Edelweiss and Infinity.

Don’t forget, if you make a $2500 order of any Swarovski products, including the ones in this promotion, you have a chance to win a trip to visit Swarovski and Crystal World in Austria for two!

Swarovski contest information linked here.

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Miyuki – An Unrivaled Selection at John Bead

Miyuki 50 new 11.0 colors join our dazzling selection of over 4,500 Miyuki  Seed Beads, Delicas, Tilas, Half Cut Tilas, Cubes, Long Magatamas, Findings and Thread.

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Swarovski Edelweiss and Infinity Cut!

After 120 years in the pursuit of brilliance, there could be only one way to celebrate: the creation of two new crystal cuts for Pre-Season Fall/Winter 2016/17, one each to embody the heart and soul of Swarovski.

Inspiration for the first cut came easily. What better symbol of the dedication to tradition, the pursuit of purity, and the strength of character first demonstrated by founding father Daniel Swarovski than the edelweiss? As well as being chosen as the first company logo, which endured for almost a century, this exquisite flower has been an emblem of Austria and the rugged beauty and purity of the Alps for hundreds of years. It’s all there in the name, which translates as ‘noble white’. The gift of edelweiss to a loved one, so the story goes, is a promise of devotion. Search for it in Romantic literature and you’ll find tales of love-struck beaus scaling mountains in search of its striking beauty—the clustered florets framed by petals in a double-star formation with soft silver foliage. As an exceptional reinterpretation of this celebrated alpine flower, the Edelweiss cut reflects upon the importance of origin in a time of increasing globalization, while also exhibiting a crystalline beauty of singular grace.

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The second cut, Infinity, celebrates a more abstract concept. Myriad facets sparkle infinitesimally, and an ever-growing variety of shapes, sizes, colors and effects continue to add to the glittering multitude of crystals in the Swarovski collection. Then add to this the eternal splendor of crystal as it transcends time and space with a magical radiance that has the power to speak through the ages. What could be more fitting as a symbol of this timelessness than an endlessly entwined knot? It’s the ideal tribute to Swarovski’s proud past, its dynamic present and its luminous future.

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Reprinted from Swarovski Crystal Magazine

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