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How to use cell phone charmsCell phone charms used to be all the rage! That was a short-lived trend because newer cell phones have no place to hook them. Meanwhile crafters and bead suppliers have jillions of them left over.

Likewise, when I was trying to sell my wares at local craft shows years ago, I created some cell phone charms with an assortment of really nice sterling silver bead designs and Swarovski crystal.

Guess what? I still have some of them! They are nearly impossible to sell since no one is interested in them any longer.

So what do you do with them now?

Great idea for cell phone charms

I love incense and have several types of incense burners in my home, including bottle incense holders.

They come with a large split ring and golden cord that hangs on the side. You put the incense stick into the split ring and then insert the stick in the bottle so that the smoke comes out of the top and the ventilation holes on the side.

Over the years the silver split ring had become blackened from the smoke and the little golden cord had become frayed. So I took one of those unwanted cell phone charms and attached it to a new split ring. See how nice it looks?!!

Green Cell Phone CharmPhone charms are a great way to add a little beaded decor to just about anywhere. Check my Etsy shop to see which ones I have left

Other uses for cell phone charms

  • Purse Decoration
  • Zipper Pull
  • Ceiling Fan Pulls
  • Giveaways with orders

What great ideas for decorations with beads have you had lately? Leave a comment below, I would love to hear your ideas!

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The Artisan Group is always on the lookout for really top-notch, best-of-the-best seasoned artisans who handcraft their products to join in on our celebrity gifting and TV show stylist opportunities.

Here’s additional criteria that is considered when reviewing an applicant of The Artisan Group:

  1. High-quality, handcrafted products created by YOU (No factory-made goods)
  2. Fantastic product photography
  3. Impressive branding and online presence
  4. Unique products
  5. Established, seasoned sellers with at least 25 actual products for sale online (not supplies)
  6. Products that could be easily gifted (size-wise) in our celebrity gift bags
  7. You must be at least 18 years old

Get your handmade products to the next levelAt this time The Artisan Group is not accepting any additional artisans who create children’s toys, apparel, or accessories. One-of-a-kind (OOAK) products are not the best fit for celebrity giftings, or TV product placements.

Products that are always a big hit at the celebrity events we participate in include handcrafted…

  • Jewelry
  • Bath/spa products
  • Candles
  • Small clutches, wristlets, and sewn makeup cases
  • Matted fine art photography
  • Stationery sets
  • Small bound journals
  • Trendy adult hair accessories
  • Cosmetics (eye shadows, nail polishes, etc.)
  • Pet accessories (toys, trendy collars and leashes)

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  • avatar When did the Ladies Art Company of St Louis Mo publish a bead work catalog
    • My research so far shows that a specific catalog for bead work entitled "Beads and Materials for Beadwork," was published by Ladies Art Company of St. Louis, MO circa 1920-1921, based on the addresses (3835-37 Finney Ave) of the catalogs I own and the St. Louis City Directory.
      Indian Bead Work is mentioned as early as 1903 in magazine ads, but as far as I know the first LAC catalog specifically devoted to bead work are the ones mentioned above.
      I can document the information above but, of course, there may be more information out there to be found on this subject. Hope this helps.
      Connie