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    October 5, 2019 Jamie Yoshida

    Beach Glass Made By the World's Largest Tumbler

    Growing up in Hawaii, it seemed natural to collect sea glass as a child! The colorful pieces that were once broken bottles and glasses littered the beaches, and the frosty tumbled edges made them a pleasure to pick up and...

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    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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    October 5, 2019 Jamie Yoshida

    Our Eternal Favorite Tools: Lindstrom Pliers

    ]One of our bead friends, Erika Engle, posted about her recently acquired Lindstrom tools on Facebook, and I really enjoyed the honest opinions and comments that followed!  I asked her permission to "reprint", LOL, and here it is. Why Lindstrom...

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    October 5, 2019 Jamie Yoshida

    Jason's Top 5 Tool Tips 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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