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Fairy Garden Design Challenge Kit

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Fairy Garden Design Challenge Kit

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 a pre-selected set of components. To participate, challengers must order a Design Kit. But wait... there's more!  The pictures show a lovely mix of materials, but what isn't shown is the Mystery Component! Each kit will come with a special, handmade component that will remain a mystery until it arrives at their doors! The Mystery Component might actually be more than just one bead or pendant!  It's a surprise! The Mystery Component will be publicly revealed on Thursday,...

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Dark Rainbow Design Challenge Kit

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Dark Rainbow Design Challenge Kit

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 a pre-selected set of components. To participate, challengers must order a Design Kit. This kit features a selection of Electroplated Hematite, Czech Glass, AB-Finish Crystal, and Vintage Czech Glass. The kit also includes a Luxury Bead Blend. The Luxury Bead Blend consists of a mysterious blend of vintage Czech glass, stone, and glass. But wait... there's more! The pictures show a lovely mix of materials, but what isn't shown is the Mystery Component! Each kit will come...

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Announcing “Bead in the New Year 2021” by Allegory Gallery!

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Announcing “Bead in the New Year 2021” by Allegory Gallery!

For the past few years, we've done a month-long challenge every January to help kickstart your creativity in the New Year. We weren't sure if we were going to do it again this year, but decided after all that it might be fun. So here it is! This is the calendar of prompts. Creations are shared in an album in the Allegory Gallery Design Challenges group. You can challenge yourself day by day or you can pick and choose which ones pique your curiosity. Missed a day? No worries, add them at your convenience. We can't wait to see what...

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