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Arizona: Beyond The Beads!

Arizona hasn’t been getting as much attention as some of the other states in America, that’s nothing new and no surprise (Arizonans don’t mind and don’t care to have that much attention anyway). While the Grand Canyon has obviously gotten the most attention out of all of Arizona (just take a quick glance at the…

Valuable Beads Without The Valuable Cost

As of the writing of this blog post, the holiday season is coming up soon. But whether you’re anticipating Christmas, Chanukah, Ramadan, (or any other major holidays for that matter), or thinking about someone’s birthday, anniversary, wedding, or any other time for buying a nice gift, I tend to try to look for more bang…

Beading In Arizona

I’ve had some family, the immediate kind (parents, siblings, spouse, and children) or the extended variety (cousins, uncles and aunts, grandparents, nieces and nephews, in-laws and the like) in the Arizona area for many years. It’s arid, that is to say, extremely dry, and during the summer months, it can be overbearing, oppressive even! Anyone…

A Brief History On Beads

Beads and their primary use in jewelry has a history that is quite old, ancient really, about as old as the human race has existed even in it’s more primitive states. In recent generations they have had some resurgence of use in western cultures as fashion accessories, some reflecting old traditional styles, and some exhibiting…