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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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The Great Bead Extravaganza - Tucson Event 2022

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The Great Bead Extravaganza - Tucson Event 2022

The Great Bead Extravaganza has another great event coming your way! Join us this weekend, February 18-20, for another great weekend of presentations, sales, giveaways, and so much more!  If you're not already a member of The Great Bead Extravaganza Facebook Group, please click here to join! And, we've recently created a Great Bead Extravaganza Page on Facebook, too, so we hope you'll Like and Follow the Page, as well! Below is the schedule of events for our Tucson Event (in both Pacific and Eastern times), and we can't wait to join you again! Friday will be our Project Preview Party. Saturday and Sunday will be the full-length presentations!...

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Get our Latest Design Challenge Kit—Daring Curiosity

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Get our Latest Design Challenge Kit—Daring Curiosity

Design Challenge Kit—Daring Curiosity  The room is dark as you lower the headset over your head. You feel foolish. It’s an awkward, clumsy thing. You’re only trying it because one of your friends insisted. To be honest, your expectations aren’t very high. This isn’t really your thing… and then, a vast horizon unfolds before you and the ground erupts into millions of tiny flowers. They look so real, but you know they’re only part of the game. The petals, a swathe of color, seem to shift and move in the virtual breeze. The sky is a color you’ve only seen...

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