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  1. March 06, 2020

    Sunny Side Up Jewelry Tutorial

    Sunny Side Up Jewelry Tutorial By Marta Weaver   I’m a huge fan of Nirvana Beads amazing top quality artisan jewelry supplies. Once I laid eyes on their new selection of…
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  2. January 29, 2020

    Fun with Czech Glass

    Beadshop.com is a rarity; it’s one of the few shops that remain with a history that goes back to the early 1980’s. Janice started selling beads from her…
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  3. January 21, 2020

    Amazing Jewelry with Faceted Ovals

    Lisa Applegate of Studio 36 Bead Shop has distinguished herself as not only the owner of a wonderful bead store with an artisanal flavor, but one that authentically represents her passion and distinctive skill as a designer. As a company…
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  4. January 06, 2020

    Sacred Designs using Rondelles

    By Pamelia Designs There are some rondelle beads that seem to change color with movement and light and I can't imagine using anything else in my designs. As the light shines through the hand-cut beads, they remind…
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  5. December 06, 2019

    Golden Etched Bracelets

    Glow Creek is handmade bohemian-gypsy crocheted and knotted jewelry based in Virginia. Laura Epperson created three beautiful bracelets with our newest 8mm etched druks. Her use of cord adds an element of softness to the…
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  6. November 29, 2019

    A Variety of Elegance Using Spindle Beads

    A VARIETY OF ELEGANCE USING SPINDLE BEADS By Toni McCarthy After being contacted by Shanti from Nirvana Beads in early November…
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  7. November 14, 2019

    Jewelry with exquisite Czech Glass Buttons

    The signature style of Marta Weaver and her family of bead designers is copper wire wrapping. We couldn’t resist seeing our new Czech buttons used as a focal point in her intricate designs. The copper metal in her designs gives…
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  8. November 08, 2019

    Fall in love with Trica beads

    We love how Teresa Kodatt of Pumpkin Glass uses a variety of techniques to create an astonishing array of jewelry. Nirvana Beads has been partnering with Teresa and her husband Bruce for almost as long as we’ve been in…
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  9. October 25, 2019

    Bold Designs with Large Melons

    Melons and Bead Soup Jewelry We were attracted to Bead Soup Jewelry designs because of the playfulness in…
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  10. October 01, 2019

    Inspired Designs Using Roller Beads

    By Sarah Aube from Vintage Earth I love…
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  11. September 26, 2019

    Versatility with Faceted Dangle Drops

    Jewelry Designs by…
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  12. July 15, 2019

    Inscribed with Soul: Etched Druk Beads, Featuring Designer Stacie Reed

    It’s all about texture When you pick up a Czech…
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  13. June 03, 2019

    Another winning design: Our etched design contest runner up

    Last month we introduced you to our etched bead jewelry design contest winner, Sabrina Finch. We had so many amazing submissions that we can't…
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  14. May 30, 2019

    SUN COINS, DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT, AND THE MUSE

    I’ll never forget the moment my first batch of goodies from Nirvana Beads arrived. The box was small but quite heavy, and when I opened it I saw rows of teal and red, the glint of light on faceted beads. They took my…
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  15. May 16, 2019

    Etched Bead Contest Winner

    Last month, we put out the call for your etched bead jewelry designs, and you answered! The submissions we received were all beautiful and original, so selecting a winner was no easy task. We chose this stunning necklace by designer…
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