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  • Kevin wrote a new blog post: Easter Egg Hunt 2015   3 months, 1 week ago

    UPDATE: The results have been posted!

    The time has come for the 7th Annual  Easter Egg Hunt  at Lima Beads! We’re egg-shausted from a long weekend of egg hiding… and we hope you have fun this year : ) Just like the previous hunt, we have  $2,000 in gift certificates that we’re giving away to the top hunters!  :) And, we’ve made [...]

  • Kevin commented on the blog post Easter Egg Hunt 2014 Winners   3 months, 1 week ago

    Oops! We jumped the gun a bit. The egg hunt will be back momentarily and we’re pretty sure that any eggs you may have found earlier today will be saved

    Also, our apologies that the egg hunt is starting a bit late this year. Over the past few days, we’ve moved Lima to some bigger and better [...]

  • Kevin wrote a new blog post: Easter Egg Hunt 2014 Winners   1 year, 2 months ago

    WOW, what a week! The 6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Lima Beads was egg-citing, eggs-hausting, and egg-ceptionally big. More eggs than ever were found by a record number of hunters, and we enjoyed all of the hilarious comments, e-mails, and facebook posts that poured in. And now, onto the important stuff…

    Leaderboard Gift Certificates

    Everyone that was [...]

  • Kevin wrote a new blog post: Easter Egg Hunt 2014   1 year, 2 months ago

    The time has come for the 6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Lima Beads! We’ve scoured our shelves this year, looking for great prizes to offer… and we have more than ever this year. And that doesn’t even include over $2,000 in gift certificates that we’re giving away to the top hunters! Read more about the hunt [...]

  • Kevin wrote a new blog post: Scream Week 2013: Fresh Pick Contest   1 year, 8 months ago

    UPDATE: The winners have been announced!

    We had another great Scream Week this year, and we hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did! We had to put some extra hours in the warehouse to pack up all the orders with free gifts… but it was all worth it. The last order of business for [...]

  • Kevin commented on the blog post Easter Egg Hunt 2013   2 years, 3 months ago

    Snowy, how about an iPad? When it’s not egg hunt season, it can be used to watch football games, play video poker, and all sorts of other fun stuff husbands like to do!

  • Kevin commented on the blog post Easter Egg Hunt 2013   2 years, 3 months ago

    Yes Elaine, we have more of the titanium druzy nuggets. We got an extra shipment just for the hunt and I forgot to check it in… I’ll do that tomorrow and they’ll be available again. Thanks for letting us know!

  • Kevin commented on the Fresh Pick “Fly to Tanzania”   2 years, 7 months ago

    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 [...]

  • Kevin commented on the Fresh Pick “The Leaders & Best!”   2 years, 8 months ago

    Very nice fresh pick Kadie!

  • Kevin commented on the Fresh Pick “Spartan Pride”   2 years, 8 months ago

    Awful. Just awful.

  • Kevin wrote a new blog post: Calling All Spooky Designs & Picks!   2 years, 8 months ago

    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, upload your Halloween-themed jewelry [...]

  • Kevin wrote a new blog post: New Additions: Nunn Design, Gemstone Beads & Irish Waxed Linen   2 years, 10 months ago

    We have additions to 3 product lines this week.

    Nunn Design

    Today, we’re adding 80 items to 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   2 years, 11 months ago

    I have 3 things for you to shop this week:

    We’ve added to our selection of  designer Czech glass  in a big way. There are  new metal beads and findings  to see and the prices are great! Heather at  Humble Beads  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 [...]

  • Kevin wrote a new blog post: New today: Vintaj, Lillypilly, and Green Girl   2 years, 11 months ago

    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.

    New Vintaj

    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 [...]

  • Kevin wrote a new blog post: New Additions: Pewter, Gems & Artist Lampwork   3 years ago

    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.

    Pewter Beads

    This line of lead-free pewter beads is fantastic! They come in everything from small spacer beads to larger focal beads, they’re [...]

  • Kevin wrote a new blog post: Get Crafty with this week’s new additions!   3 years ago

    If you’re feeling crafty  - You’ll love the selections of new  bezels paper stamps buttons, and a huge line of glitter  that we just added to the shop!

    Not feeling crafty?  That’s OK, because we’ve also added a great selection of  gemstone beads  at amazing prices.

    Getting Crafty

    The divisions between beading and other crafty things like scrapbooking just keep disappearing. Three years [...]

  • 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   3 years ago

    With a show of hands, does anyone like color? Yes? OK, read on… you won’t want to miss over 200 new Lillypilly pieces and a handful of gemstones.

    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   3 years, 1 month ago

    This week, we’re adding 70 selections in Lillypilly metal and over 50 selections in hemp . Also, we found some more African paper beads , but they’re a special buy , so act fast if you want some!

    Lillypilly

    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   3 years, 2 months ago

    We have three product additions this week: Ezel Findings , a new raku artist , and some sparkly high quality gemstone beads .

    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 [...]

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