Kerrie Slade’s Beaded Designs in the Perlen Poesie Magazine!

It is always a thrill when a member of our Design Team gets featured in a magazine.  This time, is the turn of UK based bead artist, Kerrie Slade. The German beading magazine, Perlen Poesie did a wonderful in- depth artist profile on her for their issue 25 publication. Kerrie Slade Perlen Poesie cover large Continue reading

Coming Soon! Semi Annual Sale and Helen Breil Texture Stamp Sale

We have a double treat in store with two upcoming sales. The first is our Kazuri Bead semi-annual sale from June 25-28, 2015. This sale is for 30% off hundreds of beads and pendants so there is plenty of choice. Remember that your purchases helps create jobs and lift many women and their families out of dire poverty. Browse our selection here.

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Sandra Francour’s Travel Inspired Necklace Designs Featuring Samunnat Nepal’s Bindu Beads

Sandra Francour, one of our Design Team members is renowned for her travel inspired one of a kind jewelry designs. She has traveled and lived in many countries and her designs reflect her deep appreciation for other cultures. Here are two of her more recent designs which feature Samunnat Nepal’s bindu polymer clay beads.

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Kazuri and Samunnat Nepal Beads Featured in Just Jewelry! Magazine

We are delighted that jewelry designs featuring Kazuri ceramic and Sammunate Nepal polymer clay beads from our collections were recently published in a new magazine by Scott Publications, called Just Jewelry! These European leather bracelets were created by one of our Design Team members, Pearl Blay of The Beading Gem.

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Aftermath of Nepal’s Devastating Earthquake

The April 25 earthquake in Nepal devastated large swarths of the country. But to our great relief, all the ladies (some are shown below in their new uniform) and their mentors were safe. Their building is still standing. However, they are frightened to go inside buildings especially when they felt another earthquake on April 27.

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It’s Out! Global Studio Tools’ New Disc Set 2 for More Fun Polymer Clay Designs

Cynthia Tinapple is the renowned and award winning polymer clay designer, author and instructor who writes the immensely popular blog, Polymer Clay Daily. Her Global Studio Tool sets offer polymer clay artists unique extruder discs for fun polymer clay designs. Her Volume II disc set is now out !

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Coming Soon! Helen Breil’s New Collection of SilkScreen Design Templates

Are you a polymer clay artist? If so, you probably already know we carry Helen Breil’s wonderful line of texture stamps. She has come up with a new collection of silkscreen designs which are sure to wow! We will soon be carrying this unique products so stay tuned!

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