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Topic: Hi Im new to jewelry making! Im looking for these brooch findings and beads!  (Read 716 times)
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daisy rose gal
« on: December 30, 2012 12:26:42 PM »

Hello! Does anyone out there know where I can find skull beads similar to the ones used in Tarina Tarantino
Jewelery? Im looking for skull beads that are 3D all the way around and 3D flatbacks. Any advice or help would be
greatly appreciated! I have looked on Alibaba for beads, but to no avail. would love any suggestions, ideas or tips!
Here is a link to what Im looking for!

http://beasfashioncircus.blogspot.ca/2010_12_01_archive.html

http://www.metroparkusa.com/tarina-tarantino/lucite-skull-frame-stretch-bracelet-in-dove

Im also looking for this style of brooch findings in brass, any tips would be so greatly appreciated!!!!

http://jewelry.1stdibs.com/jewelry_item_detail.php?id=73894
 
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« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2012 01:41:48 AM »

Have you checked on Fire Mountain http://www.firemountaingems.com/ ?
Or maybe search etsy?
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daisy rose gal
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2013 08:58:45 AM »

Thanks for the suggestion! I have tried fire mountain gems and Etsy but, unfortunately
they don't have the style I'm looking for. I have been thinking of having them custom
made out of acrylic. I would welcome any suggestions of where to get acrylic injection
molding done! I am also looking for bulk brass brooch findings like these;

http://jewelry.1stdibs.com/jewelry_item_detail.php?id=73894


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cinderspritzer
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2013 10:03:15 AM »

fusionbeads.com is another source of beads and findings. They also very often have sales coupons posted on their facebook page.


You might also try your local bead shop (beadshopfinder.com). Most places can get special pieces for you if they don't carry them in store.

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