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New Design Challenge Kit—Surrealist Garden

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New Design Challenge Kit—Surrealist Garden

Design Challenge Kit—Surrealist Garden This kit includes: Vintage Venetian Seed Beads Czech Glass Vintage Plastic Vintage Czech Glass Vintage Chinese Ceramic Dyed Stone African Glass Dyed & Stabilized Turquoise AG Fine Pewter Butterfly Puffed Oval Bead in Antique Silver AG Fine Pewter Flowers Toggle Clasp in Antique Silver Luxury Bead Blend The Luxury Bead Blend Initially Includes:  Czech Glass Vintage Glass Azurite Dyed Jade Crystal Seed Beads Cultured Sea Glass Fiber Optic Beads Dyed Shell Faux Coral If you're not familiar with the Allegory Gallery Design Challenges, it's a fun and informal way to play, create, and challenge yourself with...

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Our New Business Venture—Fundraiser

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Our New Business Venture—Fundraiser

Hello! For those out there who don't know us, our names are Andrew and William. We are creative business entrepreneurs who have had a small business, Allegory Gallery, in Ligonier for almost 12 years. Our goal is to take what we learned in our first business and open a second business in the Johnstown, PA area that focuses on artisan-made jewelry. We found a beautiful, historic building that has a storefront on the first floor and a rental on the second floor. We have already lined up angel investors who are lending us the money to buy the building. You...

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The Great Bead Trade!

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The Great Bead Trade!

Do you want to see ten talented designers make projects on the fly? Join us today in The Great Bead Extravaganza Group! This is an all-day event where 10 TGBE designers are paired together and everyone uses the same kit of jewelry making supplies to make vastly different things. It's going to be a lot of fun! We hope that you will join us all starting at 2pm ET / 11am PT to kick things off and see what is in the secret kit and then watch Sara from Soft Flex Company and Cynthia of Green Girl Studios design together virtually...

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Two New Design Challenge Kits Released!

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Two New Design Challenge Kits Released!

Hello Everyone! We wanted to let you know that we've released two new Design Challenge Kits! The first is Mermaid Serenade with lovely colors of blue and grey and the second is Royal Road with its rich reds and golds!  Our Design Challenge Kits are much larger than our Inspiration Kits, and they are a lot of fun because we build albums in our Allegory Gallery Design Challenge Group on Facebook for everyone to share their designs! It’s always wonderful to see what people make!  If you don’t know how our Design Challenges work, here’s a little information: Participants will...

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Desert Succulent Design Challenge Kit

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Desert Succulent Design Challenge Kit

We’ve just released a new Design Challenge Kit during our spot on The Great Bead Extravaganza this morning! This is the beautiful Desert Succulent Kit, now available at https://www.allegorygallery.com/collections/tgbe-tucson-2022/products/design-challenge-kit-desert-succulent If you are new to us at Allegory Gallery, we create these kits so that you can create wonderful things from your own imagination. These kits don’t already have a project in mind with instructions. It’s our hope that you’ll take some of the techniques that we show you in our Lives at 5 and other tutorials, and use them to make gorgeous pieces of jewelry. And when you do make them, we hope...

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