Thursday, June 02, 2011

New This Week!

s29166 Metal Beads - 10 mm Curved Washers - Brushed Gold (10)

Ar, mateys -- Welcome to Treasure Island!



Arrrr - ahoy there ya lily-livered landlubbers! Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum!


Did you know that virtually ALL of those swashbuckling pirate stereotypes - the treasure map with the big X, the peg-leg, the parrot, the tropical island - all come from Robert Louis Stevenson's novel, "Treasure Island."


s29165 Metal Beads - 12 mm Saucer Disc Rondelle - Brushed Gold (1)s29207 Metal Beads - 6 mm Curved Washers - Brushed Silver (10 grams)This week's treasure - 'cuz - let's face it - every week we go treasure hunting around here - this week's treasure features gold, silver, and copper! These fun and fabulous beads add an instant hit of metal. Or - you can say to heck with thes29178 Metal Beads - 20 mm Honeycomb Lentil - Copper (1) design accents and make the metal the main course, like with our inspiration, "Loot!"


s29216 Metal Beads - 43 mm Penne Tube - Brushed Silver (1)Lots of metal beads to choose from - how about these brushed-texture silver-plated-over-copper Penne? Or maybe s29219 Metal Beads - 2 x 20 mm Curved Tube Noodle - Brushed Silver (1)you prefer your noodles thinner? s29215 Metal Beads - Really Big Hole Round - Brushed Silver (1)Or maybe you need a bead with a 7 mm hole?



s29159 Stone Beads - 30 x 40 mm Oval - Sardonyx (1)This, being the first Wednesday of the new month, means it's Stone of the Month day too. This month's stone is Sardonyx - a lovely high-gloss black and white stone, also known as Black Line Agate. A handsome addition to your treasure chest!



23440049 Findings - Clasps - Lobster - Humongus Lobster Claw - Gunmetal (1)s29366 Magazine - Canadian Beading.ca -  2011 - No 13Check out these majorly huge clasps too (also available in silverplated) - featured in one of designs in the also new Canadian Beading! (As a matter of fact - I was very honored to have two submissions accepted for

publication!)





So, consider this your invitation to plunder!


You can click on a link or a picture above, or start with the Main Page, if you are a fearless pirate, (there is a LOT of stuff there), or chunk it down into bite-size portions by checking out the categories: Click on a link and go crazy! Firepolish, Pressed Glass, Swarovski Crystal, Seedbeads, Stone and Pearls, Preciosa Crystal, Metal Beads, Other Cool Beads, Findings, Metal Clay & Supplies or Books, Kits, Tools. Look for the "new" tags!


Or maybe check out all our free, yes, free projects. A new one every week.

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