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Celebrating 4th July in Style

The ultimate American holiday is just around the corner, and we’ve decided to celebrate it with our neighbors from the south of the border playing with the hottest trend in the jewelry making world – yes, it’s a Kumihimo extravaganza (“…here, … Continue reading

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From Bead & Button 2012 and the White Out Party

Thank you for another great year !! THANK YOU , THANK YOU , THANK YOU ! This years annual Bead & Button show 2012, was  a big hit in Milwakee.  Our staff and guest designers Fernando Dasilva and Carmi Cimicata were … Continue reading

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Goat Suede – Introduction

What is goat suede  ? It refers to the type of animal skin used, which is goat. Genuine Goat Suede is of the highest quality suede. It’s incredibly supple and soft with a luxurious ease to it. Suede refers to a … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Flight Winners !!

Maria Rypan attended the Luau event in Toronto at the John Bead Showroom on February 1st. She is the winner of a flight to TUCSON, Arizon for next years To Bead True Blue Show 2013.     Lynn Spelman is … Continue reading

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How can Kumihimo Inspire you ?

I always love browsing the internet for new ideas and inspirations. Since John Bead carries over 65,000 products , I know I’ll always find something that I could easy re-create or draw inspiration from. So here I went and explored the … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to all you beaders , crafters, designers and lovers of all things beautiful ! From all of us at John Bead , have a Happy and Safe Holiday Season and we’ll see you in the New Year !

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John Bead Products Featured in Jewelry Stringing Magazine – Winter 2011

Whether you are attending elegant holiday parties or trying to turn heads on New Year’s Eve, these sparkly treasures will make your jewelry dazzle! See our John Bead Jewelry Components featured in this seasons Stringing Magazine in the “All that … Continue reading

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Dazzle-it Hemp Contest !!

After all the great design ideas Carmi has done on the John Bead Blog about Dazzle-it Hemp , we thought we’d do a fun contest giving away 3 – 10lb Multi Cards of Hemp , 3- 20lb Multi cards of … Continue reading

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There’s always so many new things going on in the Jewellery Design world, sometimes a person just can’t keep up. New colors , new shapes, new techniques ! But that is the joy of creating isn’t it ? Learning and … Continue reading

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John Bead donation to YWCA of Toronto

With the success of the SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS CAFE LAUNCH EVENT, John Bead Corp raised money for the YWCA of Toronto.  A YWCA Representative- Jennie McNight visited our showroom November 22nd to officially receive the donation. The non-profit organization will use … Continue reading

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