Oh, Snap …

Don’t you hate it when the sales all end and you realize that you just ran out of that seedbead you need? Well – have we got the week for you. 20% off Seedbeads until December 12. You’re welcome. Open between Christmas and New Years? Generally – we close on the week between Christmas and New Years. And every year – we get an email from someone who is visiting from out of town who wants to come to the store. So – this year – vote … 😉 Anyway – so – seedbeads. If you are a fan of …

Open Bezel Me!

We want to give you money! We will pay you to spread the beady word! Read more … Open Bezel Me! This will resinate for you mixed-media folks … Bezels – Open and Closed Found a couple more silicon molds too, for you to pour over, or into. Mulberry vs Elderberry? New Pearl colors from Swarovski. Which do you like better? Mulberry Pink or Elderberry? Tassel Caps & Other Findings These are 7mm (Inside Diameter) caps. The idea being that you can use them to make a nice cap on a tassel, be the tassel made of chain, silk, wool, …

Is a Needle a Tool?

Tools Rule – 20% off Tools – one week only “Ugh” said Belinda, as she forced the bone needle through the thick hide. Belinda – whose name in the speech of her tribe meant Beautiful Serpent, or possibly Tree without Leaves. As early homo sapiens – on the cusp of new discoveries, they yet had a small vocabulary, and lots of words were forced to do double and even triple duty. Ugh wasn’t a word, however, it was a lexical utterance and the meaning of it was not destined to change with the millennia. It conveyed her general unhappiness with …

A Curious Chain of Events

Once upon a time … there was a young lady who lived in a village, and her name was Rose Gold ParaWire – 26ga Round Wire – Rose Gold (Spool) She was a real live-wire She had hair of gold … ParaWire – 26ga Round Wire – Gold (Spool) Well – actually it was Faux Gold, but it was convincing enough for all the local lads. ParaWire – 28ga Round Wire – Faux Gold (Spool) However, she thought they were all Dead-soft and silver-filled. ParaWire – 24ga Round Wire – Dead Soft – Silver Filled 10+ (Spool) ParaWire – 28ga …

20% Pre-Christmas Sale!

20% off EVERYTHING* – One Week Only Allrighty, Halloween is done, Our Thanksgiving is out of the way – and all your super-organized friends did all their Christmas stuff back in July. Bleh. Time to get serious! What do you need to do? Decorations – snowflake ornaments Simple jewelry that is quick and easy? Check out our Ready to Go section – A pendant and a chain makes a stunning gift, for a friend, or yourself. Plus even more easy ideas in Set Stone Pendants and Links – with some earwires – earrings anyone? And this week – 20% off. …

Ack – We’ve gone Moldy …

one more day of 20% off Findings !* Is there anything scarier than opening a container of something that you just found in the back of the fridge that you completely forgot about. Should you just toss it without opening it? No, you pluck up your courage, peel back the lid and yes, just as you thought – a Van Gack! landscape of multi-hued molds greets you, along with a aroma reminiscent of London circa 1858. All the ghouls and zombies at your door for Halloween have nothing on that kind of fear. However, that ain’t the kind of molds …

Our Findings say … Save 20%

Findings are those little bits and pieces that we use to put our creations together. You might like them plain and simple and to take a backstage approach, or you might like them flashy and bold and a dominant part of the design. You might want heirloom quality, or good enough. Anyway you like it, we have ’em. And this week, 20% off. Christmas is coming. Hey – it is snowflake ornament season! These are one of our most popular seasonal items! These six-spoked wire armatures for making snowflake ornaments are fun and easy to use. The finished ornaments make …

OOAK – Pyritized Ammonite Negative

Wow. Just wow. This is not a fossil – rather it is an ancient imprint of the place where an ammonite shell once rested. A fossil footprint, so to speak. The imprints became impregnated with pyrite (hence the term pyritized), giving us a gleaming metallic impression of where a shell once sat in the mud. Wouldn’t you like to have one of these one-of-a-kind items? Now THAT is something different. Also, stunningly different. This amazing Specular Hematite cabochon. You might have to see this in person to see the wow factor. This one takes my breath away, not in a …

You don’t want to miss – 25% off Crystals and Pearls

Thank heaven, for little pearls They bead up in the most delightful way. And crystal beads, So sparkling and appealing When they are flashing They look so smashing And send you squealing, Thank Heaven … 25% off Crystal Beads and Pendants and Pearls, Fashion and Freshwater. We have much to be thankful for – from little things like getting to the bus stop just as the bus pulls in, to big things like the test result that comes back “Clear.” This coming Monday is Thanksgiving (here in Canada – because we like to give thanks early and often). The store …

You say Pa-tina

And I’ll say Pat-inaYou say Gildersand I’ll say VintajPa-tina, Pat-ina, Gilders, VintajEither way we add some colour! So if you like Pa-tina and I like Pat-inaI’ll call it Pa-tina and give up Pat-inaFor, we know, either is a colour glow Better call the calling-off off At the behest of Anne Marie – who is all things multi-media – we have added the Vintaj patinas – starting with a hand-picked selection of colourways, plus the Gloss and Matte sealer – which you can use as a sealer, a glaze, or to dilute the patinas for different effects. These patinas are opaque …