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2012-03-20 23:03:09

Kim´s beaded lanyards make wonderful gifts for those employees who must wear an ID badge at work. Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 Kim Arendt, owner and designer of WI Girl Designs, designs two styles: Birthstone and Silver lanyards and Birthstone and Pearl lanyards. The first lanyard is created with Swarovski crystals, clear flat beads, and sterling silver spacers. The second style of lanyard utilizes clear plastic beads and white pearls instead of the sterling silver spacers. Each...

2011-11-09 08:00:00

âœTorch-Fired Enamel Jewelry: a Workshop in Painting with Fireâ rides the wave of top selling books in Crafts and Hobbies Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 With the price of silver continuing to sky-rocket, Washington, D. C. Area artist, Barbara Lewis, pioneers the enameling of inexpensive steel beads that gives added value to jewelry. Enamel is experiencing a resurgence in popularity as continuing economic realities engage Do-It-Yourself-ers to...

2011-07-12 07:05:00

HONG KONG, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A total trade volume of $1.2 million made the past HK Jewelry & Gem Fair in June a great success of Milky Way Jewelry, China's largest jewelry accessories supplier. According to Ivy Cao, General Manager of Milky Way Jewelry, sales growth has increased by more than 3 million US dollars after the trade fair. In addition to the trade show marketing, what on earth has stimulated the increasing popularity among worldwide jewelry wholesalers?...

2011-06-22 08:05:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioGenics Holdings Inc. (CGNH.OB) announced today the transfer of its magnetic beads business unit, which develops ultra sensitive magnetic beads for use in diagnostic devices, into its Canadian subsidiary, Luxspheres Inc. The beads business unit, which was previously operated out of the Company's CardioGenics Inc. Canadian subsidiary ("CardioGenics"), will now be operated exclusively out of Luxspheres, while CardioGenics concentrates...

2011-05-09 12:26:27

As the world's leading authority on beads manufactured from shells by California's Chumash Indians, UCLA archaeologist Jeanne Arnold was stumped by a series of anomalous artifacts excavated at former settlements on the Channel Islands. Pierced with more than one hole, often at unconventional angles or too close to the edges, the oddly configured multi-hole beads differ considerably from the smooth, round, precisely drilled beauties that served as currency among the Chumash prior to the...

2011-03-11 15:01:00

NEWBURY, Ohio, March 11, 2011 BooJee Beads, a leading retailer of ID badge holders and fashion accessories, recently unveiled a fresh new lineup of badge holders designed for displaying conference or convention credentials, employee ID badges and more. The full product lineup is immediately available on the BooJeeBeads.com website. Beaded lanyards for badges are available in a number of designs including the popular Gold Star, Traveler, Diversity, and Wisdom conference twin sets....

2011-03-07 00:00:03

Glass bead manufacturers support efforts by FHWA and AASHTO to determine appropriate heavy metal content levels for glass beads used in roadway markings Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) March 6, 2011 Citing the findings from research sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Transportation and the American Glass Bead Manufacturers' Association, the Fair Glass Bead Market Access Coalition renewed its support for regulatory efforts to determine appropriate heavy metal concentrations for arsenic,...

2011-02-28 12:19:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A juried fine art exhibition at the Lighthouse ArtCenter, featuring wildlife photographs from around the world, has awarded BallenIsles Member Malcolm MacKenzie with "Best of Show" for a photograph taken while travelling in Africa. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110228/FL55794 ) A nature and fine art photographer since retiring and a member of BallenIsles Photography Club, the photograph holds especially fond memories...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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