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Posted by Happy Mango Beads on 3rd Jul 2018
It's really as easy as 1-2-3! Wrap the chain around the pendant, string 3 beads through the chain, and add the clasp of your choice. There is a wide variety of pendants, beads and chain you can use but for this particular necklace, we used the following items:
Get FREE Summer Solstice Beads!
On June 21st this year we will celebrate the June Solstice, also known as the Summer Solstice. This day marks the start of summer and the longest day of the year, as well as the shortest night.The Summer Solstice holds a few fun facts you may or may not know: The Earth is farthest away from [...]
Beads, Bows or Both?
Here’s something you don’t hear often, one of my absolute favorite things about the holidays is wrapping presents! I believe if a recipient sees my gift and doesn’t say, “it’s too pretty to unwrap”, I’ve stolen half the magic of opening a present. Perfectly creased edges of unique wrapping paper adorned with coordinating ribbon twisted [...]
Where Does Happy Mango Beads Live?
Have you ever wondered exactly where Happy Mango Beads is located?This picture shows our building (before and after). We purchased this 100 year old building 4 1/2 years ago in beautiful, historic downtown Berthoud, Colorado and we renovated it. We completely gutted it, stripped paint off the brick, even excavated the ground underneath, a tremendous [...]
Lessons Learned from the GPS Lady
We’ve traveled a lot but we’ve never used GPS. There was always an additional charge for it when renting a car, and, quite honestly, I’m a map-person, I love maps, and I’m also a great navigator (aka nagrivator). The car we are currently renting came with GPS, it was a free upgrade and we were stuck with it. We [...]
Happy Earth Day!
Happy Earth Day! From the beads we sell to the packaging we use to ship the beads, we strive to be as environmentally friendly as possible. All of our recycled glass beads and sandcast beads from Africa and Indonesia are crafted using old, discarded and broken glass such as bottles, windshields, mirrors, etc. Most of the [...]
99 Reasons to Bead
1. Improves fine motor skills. 2. Because I can’t stop buying beads. 3. It’s FUN! 4. It’s raining… again! 5. Reruns on TV 6. Need to unwind. 7. Self-expression 8. It’s my job! 9. Builds self-confidence. 10. Avoiding the family 11. Mommy needs to play too! 12. Teacher appreciation day. 13. Considering plaiting my hair. 14. Avoiding housework. 15. Beads are fat-free. 16. [...]