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Boardmasters Past and Present

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music surf festival

New for 2018 is our third Boardmasters bead. The Boardmasters Festival is an annual event held in Cornwall. This years Boardmasters provides a unique festival experience combining music and extreme sports. Wellbeing is a key theme with the inclusion of yoga and holistic therapies to keep amped-up festival goers chilled out as well. You’ll have the time of your life and still… Read more »

Devon County Bead Handmade In England

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Devon county bead

Introducing the Devon County Bead… Each of our county bead collections are made a handful at a time by lamp working artisans in England. These are our first beads to be made in the UK making them even more special! They are beautifully made with a wave design embellished around their circumference and are rolled in a special ingredient… Read more »

Our Favourite Purple Beads – Royal, Magic and Mystery

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Purple Jewellery

The earliest dyes of this mystical colour date as far back as 1900BC. Purple dye was extracted from many thousands of shellfish and the result was only a few grams of purple dye. Due to this colour being difficult to make in large amounts, only royalty would have their clothes in this colour. This is… Read more »

Colour Trends for Spring 2018

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Colour Trends 2018

2018 is set to be a colourful year with on trend colours ranging from pastels, neutrals to punchy pops of colour. London Fashion Week often provides an indicator of the colours that will become popular in fashion and home interiors. This spring there’s a colour for everyone as there’s variety from bold shades to subtle… Read more »

Romantic Destinations

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Romantic Jewellery

Where is your most romantic place to be? If you missed our latest Facebook competition, we asked this question to our fans. We’ve come up with some romantic destinations. Some offer solitude, amazing experiences, a touch of adventure or awesome vistas. Here are a few of our favourite destinations with bracelet ideas for you to check out.   If… Read more »

Colours of Love – Inspiration Behind the Beads

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Valentine's Day Jewellery

Across many parts of the world St. Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14th. It’s a day where cards, flowers and gifts are exchanged between those who are in love. But why do we celebrate this day? One legend suggests that Emperor Claudius II thought that soldiers should be single. His decision was based on… Read more »

Favourite Winter Getaways – Snow & Sun

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Winter surf and snow

http://www.nalubeads.com/snow-beads/austria-snow/st-anton Swells from the open Atlantic ocean roll into the Canary Islands from three sides. The Canary Islands are home to powerful volcanic reef and point breaks that are comparable to Hawaii. These islands have lunar looking expanses due to the extinct volcanoes and arid rough terrain that protrudes out of the ocean. Pico de Teide, Tenerife… Read more »

NEW Italian Snow Beads Release

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Italian Snow Resorts

Discover our latest range of Snow beads. Feast your eyes on our Italian collection featuring cranberry pinks and frit blends encompassing pinks, violets and jade green. Livigno Ski Resort is set in a remote valley in the Italian Alps close to the Swiss border. Snow parks, trails and slopes make this resort varied and enjoyable…. Read more »

Big Wave Surf Spots Beads

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Nazrae big wave surf spot

Here’s the latest collection by Nalu. A set of beads representing the majestic big wave spots around the globe. Each big wave spot needs its own specific collection of conditions to come together in order to break and be surfable. These waves are generally quite fickle, but when all the conditions are working together a small… Read more »

It’s Teal Love with Cool Blues

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Rob Tibbles Devon Wave

Nalu Beads are loving everthing in icy colours and teal hues this December. If you want to copy our featured bracelet (above) all you need is 1 metre and 2 metre turquoise cord weaved using the simple macrame knot. The beads we’ve used are St Agnes, Porthtowan, Portballintrae, Putsborough, Saunton, Woolacombe, Watergate Bay and Maldives… Read more »