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The Great Bead Extravaganza!

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The Great Bead Extravaganza!

Our very own Andrew Thornton and Sara Oehler of Soft Flex Company were chatting one day and came up with an idea to have a virtual event featuring some of our friends from the beading community! It grew into The Great Bead Extravaganza! Over the course of three days, there will be 17 presenters, giveaways, demos, coupons, and all kinds of really wonderful content! Want to play along? You have to join the group! This event takes place November 6th - 8th. Can’t make it live or can’t stay for over 25 hours of beady goodness? No worries! Much of...

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New Green Girl Studios for MerMay!

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New Green Girl Studios for MerMay!

MerMay was originally launched as a way to engage and challenge artists to create mermaid-themed artwork for the entire month of May. But it's also a celebration of all things mermaid and is a wonderful way to celebrate the start of summer. We decided to add some pieces from Green Girl Studios. Not familiar with Green Girl Studios? They are a metalsmith-based company based out of Asheville, NC. It is owned and operated by Greg Ogden and Cynthia Thornton. (Cynthia is Andrew's sister, if you were wondering.) Green Girl Studios produces fine pewter, sterling silver, bronze, and shibuichi (a copper...

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