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  • 12/14 & 12/15/19 THE BEST JEWELRY TRUNK SHOW EVER!
    December 7, 2019 Jamie Yoshida

    12/14 & 12/15/19 THE BEST JEWELRY TRUNK SHOW EVER!

    The Bead Gallery's Staff is putting on their last trunk show of the year!  Come and grab your holiday gifts for you and your best friends!! We will be featuring our favorite staff and volunteers!  ************ SHINING SOUL ************** The Bead Gallery's...

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  • Feng Shui: 4 Celestial Animals to Protect and Power Up With!
    October 14, 2019 Jamie Yoshida

    Feng Shui: 4 Celestial Animals to Protect and Power Up With!

    The four celestial animals: Dragon, Phoenix, Tiger and Turtle harmonize together to bring you positive energy and happiness! •The Green Dragon (East) is a major provider of luck, happiness, and brings wealth and well-being! The dragon, is the most auspicious...

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  • charm 19 blog
    October 5, 2019 Jamie Yoshida

    Lucky Number 19!

    This month marks our 19th year in business.  For me, 19 is a very symbolic number full of meaning and inspiration! What makes 19 so special? In 19 - there's a 1 which describes the beginning of my bead adventure perfectly.  I was...

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  • blog post tools
    October 5, 2019 Jamie Yoshida

    Tool Time at The Bead Gallery

    In the spirit of it being back to school time, here's quickie tool lesson! Good tools are the BEST investment when it comes to crafting, workmanship and developing your skills.  This is the most common story we share -  You can have...

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  • sun sign blog
    October 5, 2019 Jamie Yoshida

    My Sun Sign Rules!

    Why do I love beading and why do I love to teach?  Probably because I'm a Sagittarius and these are major elements of my sign.  Freedom... the freedom to express myself creatively and to allow my jewelry to say what I...

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  • mom|jarret jamie
    October 5, 2019 Jamie Yoshida

    How Mothers Change Our Lives

    Happy Mother's Day! Most of my thoughts tend to wander back to the most influential person in my life - my mom.  When I think about how she plays with children (and she's now in her late 60's) it makes me smile....

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  • sharpie blog
    October 5, 2019 Jamie Yoshida

    Sharpie Hacks for Beading!

    In my tool kit, I always carry a sharpie with me.  It is super cheap and can make your jewelry look so much better! Use a Sharpie marker as an annealing marker when heating metal.  When it turns black, your...

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  • best advice blog
    October 5, 2019 Jamie Yoshida

    Best Beading Advice for Beginners

    My friend, Sharise, changed my life with her dad's rusty pair of pliers and some bent up base metal wire in her car tool box! I had no idea what I was doing or how to hold a plier, but it...

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  • iris sandkuhler blog
    October 5, 2019 Jamie Yoshida

    Iris Sandkuhler on Fire!

    Fusing Fine Silver - What the heck is that? About 16 years ago, my beady friend, Kriss Silva told me about a newish metal working technique called "fusing" being done by a woman named Iris Sandkuhler.    I had only known...

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