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Rita Lund: An Amazing Woman With An Inpsiring Collection

One of the many reasons we love working in a retail environment is the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends every day. We have the honor of inspiring complete strangers to find their inner jewelry-makers, or, at the very least, helping them fix a cherished necklace or bracelet. 387 more words

Beads & Jewelry-Making

Knitting on an Edging.....

…. is like watching waves roll up on a beach.  The waves roll in and roll out and some go further and some are slower. 57 more words


Changing gears

When I made a lot of jewelry in college, I would go on binges. I’d feel really creative and make just one earring of each set. 1,150 more words

On Writing

Spring weather and other excuses...

Spring arrived with a vengeance a while back – and that of course meant that things needed to be sorted out outside, clearing up the stuff that had accumulated over the winter, dumped and left because it was too miserable to spend any length of time outside. 399 more words


Aged Silver Rhinestone Beads

Anyone who knows me knows I Love Love Love rhinestones. Can’t get enough of that vintage style “bling”. I have aged these sparkling czech rhinestone beads in my studio to give them a dull aged silver look just right for your assemblage jewelry designs. 99 more words


Ancient Roman Glass Bead Strands

I love love love Roman Glass Beads. They are pieces of ancient glassware and vessels unearthed in Afghanistan and date from 900 to 2000 years old – From the time of the Roman Empire. 105 more words


Don't Let Anyone Call You a Sap for Loving Amber!

Before we went on our annual buying trip to Tucson in February, we asked our customers what types of gemstones they wanted us to look for. 655 more words

Beads & Jewelry-Making