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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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Open Roads Design Challenge Kit

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Open Roads Design Challenge Kit

The windows are down and a cool breeze rushes across your sun-warmed face. The air smells so good. Sandalwood, vanilla, creosote, and something else… something green and living. You play a game of finding shapes in the clouds. Is that a cat doing acrobatics? Maybe a swooning angel? Who knows? Who cares? It could be both. You reach down and pull a cool beverage from the cooler and rifle through your epic snack pack. During your last stop, you loaded up on provisions like a sugar-high preteen with their allowance burning a hole in their pocket. Maybe you’ll regret this...

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Summer Berry Design Challenge Kit

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Summer Berry Design Challenge Kit

Blend of juicy reds, berry pinks, and intoxicating burgundy. The sun is hot. You've been working in the garden all day. You are tired and just about to go in when a flash of ruby red catches your eye! Tucked beneath the branches is a cluster of sun-warmed jewels. You pop a berry in your mouth and a tangy-sweet explosion bursts in your mouth. This unexpected surprise makes all the hard work worth it! As you gaze down at the beautiful bounty, your mind is filled with fantasies of fresh baked pies, jellies, jams, and a little something extra for...

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Summer Peach Design Challenge Kit

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Summer Peach Design Challenge Kit

Blend of pale pink and juicy coral, with pops of tangy tangerine. Imagine the summer sun beating down on your skin. Swinging in a porch swing, a cool breeze caresses your face. There’s a prize: in your hand is a fuzzy peach. You take a bite, and the taste explodes in your mouth—a burst of sunshine flavor dripping down your chin. This is summer. This kit is composed of: Czech glass A Luxury Bead Blend Vintage Chinese ceramic Vaseline glass Vintage Czech glass If you're not familiar with the Allegory Gallery Design Challenges, it's a fun and informal way to...

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