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The Hawaiian islands offer an enchanting mix of waterfalls, wild volcanoes and serene coral reefs. With heavenly cobalt blue water, world class surf and beautiful beaches, Hawaii is perfect for the adventurer or the lucky Hawaiians that call this their home. We’re loving our latest designs for Hawaii, Oahu and Lanai. They’re colourful and gorgeous, just like… Read more »

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Christmas can be a time to relax with friends and family, however the build up to Christmas can be full of frantic shopping and extra commitments. Christmas day is full of cooking, entertaining, games and celebrating with alcohol which can leave us feeling a little delicate and susceptible to viruses. A smoothie can be a great… Read more »

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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 »

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Everyone needs a little inspiration to get their creative side going, and we’ve seeked out a coast loving personality, an artist who has provided us some gorgeous tropical art for our perusal and to be inspired by. We love our latest interviewee’s paintings, showcasing the worlds natural beauty, especially of wave formations and distant shores! Chris Neilson’s art… Read more »

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  We’ve been busy in the office creating some gorgeous bracelets, perfect for a Christmas gift or a cheeky treat for yourself! Our ready-made bracelets can be adjusted to fit most wrists, measuring approximately 21cm. All of our beads are lovingly handmade, so you may see some variations. We think this makes them even more… Read more »

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(Photo Credit – Mikala Wilbow) Coconuts are often found bobbing about in tropical seas such as the Indian Ocean, to be finally washed ashore. The use of coconut oil has almost become a craze. Not only can it be added to food, but has endless beauty uses, and the best bit of all is it’s… Read more »

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(Cool blues in the white wash. Image provided by Chad Adjamian under the creative commons license. The original image can be viewed here.) Commonly discovered in warm tropical lagoons, swathes of dazzling electric blue water can be seen at night on beaches across the world. So what is this phenomena found in the sea causing similar… Read more »

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  Congratulations to Juliet Price Thomas who created the winning bead design for Cromer in Norfolk. Nalu Beads were contacted earlier this year by Wet Dog surf shop who wanted to run a competition to create a bead to represent Cromer. Check out Juliet’s reasoning behind the colours and shapes she had chosen to make us… Read more »

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Elizabeth Pepin Silva is an all round exceptional creative who is not only a photographer, but is proficient in film making, writing and researching having obtained a Bachelors of Arts in Journalism. Elizabeth’s photography in particular caught our attention. Her images perfectly capture light and moods that photographing in a coastal location can produce. You… Read more »

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We recently discovered Maia Walczak’s art work and fell in love with her bold Posca pen art on surfboards and dreamy, whimsical sea characters. Not only is Maia Walczak a self taught artist, illustrator and author of children’s picture books, she also creates lovely poems. “I also dabble in a bit of water photography every now and then and… Read more »