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Design Gallery

Browse thousands of beading designs for inspiration—and add your own!


While I was browsing in a bead store I saw a cool leather bracelet with seed beads. It made me...

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take me away

I found this butterfly pendant at a second hand store yesterday and I couldn't wait to use it....

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Fairy Garden Lariat

I’ve been bitten by the fairy garden bug, and mine is still in the planning stages. But I’ve been...

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Fresh Picks

Check out Fresh Picks for color and texture combos to help you get started.

“Koi Kolors”

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9 Picked 08/02/18

“magazine ad”

  Picked 08/20/18

“Elephant Walk”

7 Picked 08/19/18

“Cherokee Purple”

7 Picked 08/19/18


2 Picked 08/19/18

“'because it's there'”

6 Picked 08/19/18

“the feather of Ma'at”

3 Picked 08/18/18

“Late August Evening”

7 Picked 08/18/18

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