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Creativity on The Catwalk Show – Let It Swing Look

Our Global Chic product line was beautifully captured in this picture from the “Creativity on the Catwalk” fashion shows in the UK last month at CHSI Stitches. (Photo from CHSI) Our Creative Director, Fernando DaSilva designed an “out of the … Continue reading

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Creativity on The Catwalk Show – Wild Boho Look

Our Global Chic product line was beautifully captured in this picture from the “Creativity on the Catwalk” fashion shows in the UK last month at CHSI Stitches. (Photo from CHSI) Our Creative Director, Fernando DaSilva designed an “out of the … Continue reading

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Creativity on The Catwalk Show – Golden Butterscotch Look

Our Global Chic product line was beautifully captured in this picture from the “Creativity on the Catwalk” fashion shows in the UK last month at CHSI Stitches. (Photo from CHSI) Our Creative Director, Fernando DaSilva designed an “out of the … Continue reading

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Aquamarine – The Birthstone of March

Our catalog has an abundance of beautiful aquamarine items. “Aquamarine, the birthstone of March, has a rich color and has long been a symbol of youth, health and hope. Its mesmerizing color ranges from pale to deep blue and are … Continue reading

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Be My Valentine Necklace

Fernando DaSilva for John Bead made with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Fernando has created many pieces of jewelry which are displayed in the John Bead showroom.  Some of these designs appear in our catalogues and may have been published. For those of you … Continue reading

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The Midnight Leaves Soutache Statement Necklace

Midnight Leaves This soutache statement necklace by Nancy Donaldson was commissioned to showcase our fabulous line of soutache cords.  The necklace was displayed in our “New Innovations” booth at the Craft and Hobby show earlier this month. In our It’s … Continue reading

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Tropical Muse by Brandi Jasmine

Tropical Muse by artisan Brandi Jasmine was commissioned by us for our 2015 events.  It was exciting to unveil her at the Craft and Hobby show this past weekend along with our brand new show booth. The theme was selected by … Continue reading

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Have a Heart!

  This is just a small grouping of all the hearts (500+) in our catalog. We have many fabulous Swarovski hearts to choose from.   You can also select from some beautiful Preciosa heart pendants.

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Halloween Inspiration!

Don’t be frightened to plan your Halloween projects, classes or costumes!  We have plenty of beads, skulls, trims, feathers, masks, sequins and more to make this occasion easy to organize.   Here are a few of my favorite things for Halloween costumes, jewelry and … Continue reading

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Nappa Leather Fabulousness!

Fernando DaSilva created this fabulous necklace to demonstrate the numerous techniques you can use with our nappa leather.  It is knotted, cut, riveted and gathered into this one of a kind wearable.  When I asked him to describe the necklace … Continue reading

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