Thursday, January 5, 2012

Bead Wish List: New Arrivals

With another 12 months of beading time and ideas ahead of us, it’s time to take a look at what’s new and fresh at our favorite bead shops. Whether it’s a totally new product, or a new addition to lines that we already love, it’s always exciting to have access to new supplies that might help shape our future ideas into fabulous designs. Maybe you can find some beads to add to your must-try lists for 2012!

Silver and Coral Pave Bead by Beadelle

The popular jewelry design style is now available in beads for quick design boosts!

Glass Pearl Rondelles in Fuchsia
From Auntie's Beads

The shimmer of pearls and the consistency of glass in a versatile rondelle shape.

Opaque Matte Dark Red Rainbow Tilas

Tilas aren’t exactly the most versatile of seed beads, but luscious new colors open up lots of possibilities!

Sono Wood Chain Strands
From Happy Mango Beads

These necklace chains are handmade in Indonesia - imagine the design possibilities!

Shell Pearl Strands
From Lima Beads

Imitation pearl beads made from genuine shell and mother of pearl. The beautiful Twilight coating is shown here.

Crystal Red Magma Emerald Cut Fancy Cabochon by Swarovski Elements
From Fire Mountain Gems

Nobody does focals quite like CRYSTALLIZED by Swarovski. These gorgeous cabs are perfect for bold and elegant designs.

White Wood Heishi Beads
From Rings & Things

These lightweight natural beads come in a variety of gorgeous dyed colors, like lime green.

Wildly Bohemian Seed Bead Kits

Oodles of coordinated seed beads in one pack! Love Affair is perfect for Valenetine’s Day projects.

Do you have your eye on a new bead style, or beading tool this year?

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  1. What a nice collection of beads and chain from some of my favorite stores. I was eyeing those pave beads by Beadelle.

  2. Gorgeous picks as always! I love the mix of colors and materials. Off to check out the seed bead kit. I'm a sucker for bead mixes!


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