Backlit GemDuos this week at BeadFX

GemDuos! A new shaped bead – similar to the DiamondDuo. They are pretty close in size, the holes are a little closer to the bottom of the bead in the GemDuos, and while they are a little shallower than the DiamondDuo, the higher placement of the holes in the DiamondDuo means that both will sit at the same height in your beadwork. The principle difference, however, is that the GemDuos do not rise to a point on the top like the DiamondDuos, they have a flatter top. There is an excellent review of them here, showing the same patterns made …

Fill the Cuff with Stuff and Donut miss these Stones

You were just admiring the cuffs on the cover of the new Beadwork magazine, and thinking to yourself, where can I get my hands on those cuffs, or those cuffs on my wrists, to be more to the point! And Lo! Here these are – Nunn Designs cuff blanks – in Antique Gold and Antiqued Silver!   But wait – there are more wonderful items this week! Like the new Swarovski Iridescent Dark Blue and Light Blue Pearls. These are really beautiful – I think you will like them a lot. Great new stone stuff too – Stone Donut Pendants …