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Bye Bye Love Locks
The days are numbered for the "lucchetti dell'amore" (love Locks) on the Ponte dell'Accademia and for the vendors who sell these small locks. Like many cities, Venice feels these detract and vandalize the city. (See Previous Post)
Spring Colors Matched to Pantone
Posted by VBS on 4/26/2013
Need Beads to Match Spring Colors
Just Make Them!
A Venetian Bead Shop Exclusive - Designed just for you!
These are the colors you'll find in department stores today! Make your own fashion jewelry.
Posted by VBS on 4/18/2013
High Tech meets Low Tech
What do Satellites and Beads have in common?
Dumpster Diving Pays Off for Artists!
Costume Jewelry in the US
Findings, Costume Jewelry and Americana!
A bit of history of Providence and Attleboro and how their inventions and processes give us the components for the jewelry industry today.
Great information for talking to your customers at shows. Everyone loves a bit of trivia!
A New Treasure For Lampwork
Posted by VBS on 3/9/2013
So You're Looking for Someone To Make Pendants - Finding Sources in Venice
A glimpse into our experiences in importing and source selection. Sometimes language is a barrier or at least a good laugh.