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Fancy trying out a new creative project using cord and any Nalu beads you have lying around the house? This is a great quick little project to try out over the festive break. Macrame has made a come back recently and bohemian styling especially in homes is making a come back, so we’ve decided to… Read more »

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Winter is here and we’re always looking for new ways to get creative with our gorgeous beads.  We’ve gone ‘old skool’ and brought back the macrame hanging plant basket but with our own bold bright Nalu twist!  These are so much fun to make but depending on the knots you choose, can certainly be challenging!… Read more »

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Kem McNair’s surf art stems from the 60’s. Having lived by the coast his whole life and being a former East Coast and Florida State surfing champion his art works and photography have been influenced strongly by the ocean. His talents and passions do not just lay with art and surfing, Kem is also a professional… Read more »

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The central European country of Switzerland is an adventurers dream. The Swiss have enviable sights from calm lakes, villages and the dramatic snowy peaks of the Alps. There is lots to do with many ski resorts and hiking trails to meander around. Switzerland is made for adventure with 208 mountains over 3,000 feet high. There… Read more »

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Creating new jewellery using a different material to what we usually work with involves lots of research to find the right artisans and needs good communication. Our silver jewellery starts from sketched ideas, drawing on inspiration from beautiful photographs or from our local scenery here in North Devon, UK. Texture, forms and words can be chosen… Read more »

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Our latest Snow beads are inspired by the gorgeous Swiss snow resorts. We’ve included Davos, Verbier and Zermatt as pictured below which share gorgeous blue hues and a crisp white. Zermatt is a busy resort town in Switzerland that lies below the iconic Matterhorn peak. This town is renowned for great skiing, climbing and hiking. The… Read more »

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We couldn’t resist making a Snowflake Toggle to compliment our snow bead collection. Our Snowflake Toggles can be used on both necklaces and bracelets and make taking your jewellery on and off easier and they look beautiful too! Once you have braided your jewellery simply tie a knot and thread on your Snowflake Toggle. Leave about… Read more »

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Winter is coming, so get your heart pumping by going for surfs, taking walks and heading out for adventures. Then get rid of the winter chills by getting cosy at home with a brew in hand. Winter makes us think of cold crisp whites and rich warm copper tones and berry pinks. We’ve put together… Read more »

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Nalu were featured in a Rupert and Buckley photo shoot last spring which took place in the dunes of the award winning North Devon surfing beach of Woolacombe. Rupert and Buckley was started by James Buckley Thorpe with his vision of providing simple and great quality clothing that is contemporary and inspired by colours from Great… Read more »

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Our latest beads have been created for popular snow resorts in Italy. It’s fitting that we include these stunning resorts as the glass we use is named after the Murano island situated off mainland Italy. Glass making was moved to this island in fear that making glass and creating glass objects could set Venice on fire with its… Read more »