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Clasp Wars: The Box Clasp

Hey, everybody! So, a few weeks ago I debuted my first post in a new series on my blog where I talk about different clasps and really get into what I do and don’t like about them. We talked about lobster … Continue reading

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Clasp Wars: The Lobster Claw

I wanna start a new series on this blog where I compare different types of clasps and talk a bit about what I’ve learned over the years in terms of what they are and aren’t good for. I’m calling it … Continue reading

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Faux Loom Leather Wrap Bracelets

Guys, I learned a new technique and I think I am in love! So, last month I noticed a class at Beaded Bliss that I desperately wanted to take. I rearranged my work schedule specifically so I could be there … Continue reading

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New Design -Buta Bracelet with ZoliDuos!

Hello, my dears! Sorry it’s been such a long gap between posts – it has been a busy month for me! One of the things I’ve been working on is my newest beadweaving pattern – The Buta Bracelet! (And earrings… … Continue reading

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Measuring Jewelry to Sell Online – How to Describe Exactly What You’re Selling

Hey, everybody! So, one of the big frustrations of buying jewelry online is making sure that the piece you’re buying fits properly and is the size you expected. As an Etsy seller who lists handmade jewelry in addition to my … Continue reading

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Watercolor Leaves (and my Incredible Forgetfulness)

Hello, everyone! So, last fall I got to take a fun class at Beaded Bliss from Brenda Meyers (You may remember her from this post about a certain gorgeous painted rose.) The class was on using watercolors to paint leaves on heavy … Continue reading

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New Design – Best Dressed Hexes!

When my local bead store (Beaded Bliss in Harrison, OH) got in the new two-hole Hex Pyramid beads I had no idea what to do with them. They were beautiful, and the shop owner had purchased lots of gorgeous colors, … Continue reading

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