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    Geometric Earrings | Mini-Make Monday

    This week’s Mini-Make tutorial combines two trends in one, geometric shapes and mixed metals! These two trends were so big in 2016 that geometric patterns and metallic finishes continue to lead fashion…

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    Gold Award Celebration!

    It’s been a big week for us at Beads Direct and we owe you a massive THANK YOU! We’re celebrating our gold award wins from the International Craft Awards, during our fantastic…

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    Sparkle Soutache Pendants by Katalin Appadoo

    These fabulous beaded soutache style pendants are perfect for adding a dash of metallic shine to your party outfits! Follow Katalin’s project below and learn how to create a personalised design with a…


    Candy Duet Bracelet by Joy Wignall

    We’ve been eagerly waiting to share Joy Wignall’s beautiful bracelet design with you! Joy has used both the 8mm and new 12mm sizes of the Preciosa candy beads, along with twin hole…

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    Delicate Drop Earrings | Mini-Make Monday

    This week’s Mini-Make tutorial is so easy, making it the perfect project for beginner jewellery makers. I’ve picked out the NEW drop earring findings, a delicate earring base with a post in…

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    Sweetheart Earrings | Mini-Make Monday

    This week’s Mini-Make has been designed by Jo, our warehouse manager! It’s a really sweet project that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day, special occasions or just adding a little love and sparkle to…