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Archive for January, 2009

Super Bowl Sunday

Good news! The Red Bead will be open Super Bowl Sunday from 12-5. I mean really, what would you rather do? Watch football (boo, hiss) or buy beads (go team!!)

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Make Beautiful Music

Musical Note Cabochons

Musical Note Cabochons

Have a musician in the family or a musical friend? These vintage German glass cabochons might be just what you need! For simplicity just glue post-style earring backs for a quick gift, or if you have time, bead a wonderful edging. You could also use glue-on earring bails so they would dangle, or use them as small pendants. Any way you use them they would make a unique gift!

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Cute Little Tins

Fish Tin
Fish Tin

Some cute little tins arrived last week, the only downside being they didn’t come with chocolate inside! They are the perfect size for an earring or small bracelet gift, or as storage for needles, beads, or any other tiny treasures! Others have daisies, butterflies, birds, and roses.

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Yowza!!

Crystal Drop Earring

Crystal Drop Earring

Recall when I mentioned in the newsletter last week about the new awesome colors in the Swarovski® drops? Well, hopefully seeing is believing. The picture above is part of a pair of earrings that I made. The colors are phenomenal. No trick photography here. The picture is exactly how it came off the assembly line, so to speak. What can I say? I got lucky! This crystal is one of the most dynamic, but there are others that are just as gorgeous but a bit more subdued.

I only got in a limited number of these and they are flying out the door. Better come in soon if you want the best selection!

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Another, on the dressier side.

Lampwork Leaf w/bail

Lampwork Leaf w/bail

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‘Leaves’ me Breathless

Lampwork Leaf

Lampwork Leaf

Available now at The Red Bead in 4 beautiful variegated colors. The above is amethyst/olivene.  Wirewrap them to hang, or use one of our pinch bails to secure. The leaf is reversible and is truly more beautiful in person.

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Write 500 times…..

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