Nice pick Frida! The tanzanite you’ve used is indeed natural. You’re correct that it can be difficult to know for sure, since we’re not present at the factory when the rough is cut, but we do whatever due diligence we can on our stones and we only work with sources we trust. We’ve dropped a lot [...]
Halloween is almost here, which means that Scream Week will be starting soon at Lima Beads. As usual, we’ll have some fun & spooky things planned, but we need your help! We want to showcase Halloween themed designs and fresh picks and maybe even have a little contest…
We need your designs!
When you’re ready,
Kevin wrote a new blog post: New Additions: Nunn Design, Gemstone Beads & Irish Waxed Linen 9 months ago
We have additions to 3 product lines this week.
Today, we’reto our collection of great Nunn Design pieces. These items include everything from bead caps to ornate bezels, links, and bracelets. I love the bangle bracelets. I know it won’t be long before Ali comes in with a bracelet made of several bangles [...]
Kevin wrote a new blog post: New additions: Designer Czech Glass, Metal Basics & Humble Beads 9 months, 2 weeks ago
I have 3 things for you to shop this week:
We’ve added to our selection ofin a big way. There are to see and the prices are great! Heather at sent us some amazing designs she’s been working on.
New Designer Czech Glass
The Czech glass additions include lots of fire polished rondelles, nuggets, flowers, and [...]
Today, we’re adding to 3 of our most popular lines: Lillypilly metal discs, Green Girl Studios artist beads, and Vintaj brass and arte metal components.
This Vintaj addition is full of goodies. You’ll find versatile decorivets, large brass sheet metal, blanks, bead caps, lobster clasps, and more! Ali had fun with some of the new components [...]
I’m excited about the great selection of stuff we’re adding today! We have pewter beads that start at just 20 cents each, some very beautiful gemstone strands, and a ton of new artist lampwork glass.
This line of lead-free pewter beads is fantastic! They come in everything from small spacer beads to larger focal beads, they’re [...]
If you’re feeling crafty - You’ll love the selections of new, , , , and a that we just added to the shop!
Not feeling crafty? That’s OK, because we’ve also added a great selection ofat amazing prices.
The divisions between beading and other crafty things like scrapbooking just keep disappearing. Three years [...]
Kevin wrote a new blog post: Summertime Stringing: Beading thread, cord, ribbon, and more! 11 months ago
Summer has arrived and the A/C is pumping! It’s a good thing too, because here at Lima Beads, we’ve been inside counting and shelving loads of new stringing materials this week. Thread, Elastic, Nylon Cord, Leather, Silk Ribbon, WireLace, Irish Waxed Linen–you name it and we’re adding it to the shop today.
Here are some highlights from [...]
Kevin wrote a new blog post: New Additions: Colorful Lillypilly, Gems & Supplies 11 months, 2 weeks ago
With a show of hands, does anyone like color? Yes? OK, read on… you won’t want to miss over 200and a handful of .
New Colorful Lillypilly
We just can’t get enough of the colorful creations of Lillypilly Designs. Today, we’re adding over 200 anodized aluminum sheets and discs. The patterns are exquisite! Choose from a [...]
Kevin wrote a new blog post: New Items: Lillypilly, African paper bead special buys, hemp 1 year ago
This week, we’re adding 70 selections inand over . Also, we found some more , but they’re a special buy , so act fast if you want some!
I must say that Ali and Cathy went a little crazy on our latest shipment from Lillypilly. Today we’re adding a bunch and it’s only 1/2 [...]
Kevin wrote a new blog post: New Items: Sparkly Gemstones, Raku Artist, Ezel Findings 1 year ago
We have three product additions this week:, a new , and some sparkly high quality .
Beautiful Sparkly Gemstones
We just received a shipment of India-cut gemstone beads. Most of these are hand-cut from high quality material with great color. I think the golden pyrite is my favorite addition — here are 5 sparkly little shapes! We’ve [...]
Kevin wrote a new blog post: New Items: Czech Glass, Freshwater Pearls, and Gemstones 1 year ago
It’s a huge week today at Lima Beads. Did you expect us to say something different? Haha. In all seriousness, we have 160 new products including, , and new .
New Czech Glass
Our line of designer Czech Glass has been so popular that we couldn’t help from expanding it. Back on, we added [...]
TOHO 11/0 Round Seed Beads
We’re continuing to grow our TOHO seed bead selection, and we’ve got almost a hundred new 11/0 rounds for you to see. There are tons of bright colors and fun finishes. Check out.
We have some new brightly-colored agate, druzy pieces, cool drops & some old favorites. See.
Glass Garden Additions [...]
Kevin wrote a new blog post: New Items: Czech Tile Beads, Patricia Healey & Soft Flex 1 year, 1 month ago
We have 3 big product additions this week: Czech glass, incredible , and a huge expansion of our line.
Czech 2 Hole Tile Beads
We’ve added about 50 colors of these. 2 hole tile beads have been very popular lately. Because they’re flat and square, they’re perfect for joining two strands together. They can also be stitched [...]
Hi Colleen. You can enter the $500 contest on the home page. It’ll be for a drawing that will take place this summer. Now that the Easter Egg Hunt is over, we’re going to draw for the April winner. That will be announced this month.
You can’t enter two many times. Only your most recent entry will [...]