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  1. April 07, 2017

    Color your world -- birds, beads and colorful possibilities

    One glass bead in the palm of your hand can harvest, hold and celebrate color. It can excite us, relax us or inspire us – sometimes all at the same time.For an artist, the challenge is to take that sweet solo and build it into a sweeping…
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  2. March 27, 2017

    Beads, beauty and global good guide Nirvana's Daniel Isner here and abroad

    Many people today write their own job descriptions – but none may be as diverse and meaningful as the ever-developing roles of Tennessee native Daniel Isner. It’s nearly impossible to coax Isner into talking about himself.…
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  3. March 10, 2017

    On the road again - Nirvana'€™s Shelley Ashley delights in delivering the exceptional- 

    To call her job “sales” is to seriously undersell what Shelley Ashley does for Nirvana Beads and her customers on her outreach journeys every spring and fall throughout the Southern and Midwestern United States. With Nirvana veteran Daniel…
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  4. January 16, 2017

    Arrival of a ton of beads means a deluge of detail

    About every 2 months another metric ton (or so) of Nirvana’s specialty beads arrive from Jablonec in the Czech Republic. Even though owners  Nir Kronenberg and Cynthia Shanti Moralez have the basic process down to a science, the actual
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  5. December 20, 2016

    From Our Family to Yours

    Dear Friends,  Change and uncertainty seem to the be only remaining certainties in the world of beads today. How, where and from whom beaders source their goods remains an evolving process with many more…
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  6. November 09, 2016

    What does it take find new possibilities in Old World processes?

    How does Nirvana Beads create new, exclusive and exciting designs in Czech Glass using shapes and techniques that predate our great grandparents? The…
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