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20% of sales this March go to victims of the 3/11/11 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami

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This March, out of anything we sell, 20% will be donated to charity for the victims of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami that happened in Japan on 11th March 2011. For many people… Continue reading

In which Dandereneko tries her hand at silverclay jewellery

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It’s been a long time now since I’ve been curious about working with silver. But since I was never really good at working with my whole body, banging on metals and that kind… Continue reading

Meet us at Luoyang Market: Asian Market Festival

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This Saturday, 12th September, you’ll find us in the market in front of Östasiatiska Bergrummet, celebrating the opening of the exhibition about Luoyang, the city by the Silk Road. There’s going to be… Continue reading

Black, White and Red Necktie for the Etsy Beadweavers September Challenge

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We proudly announce our first entry into a Beadweavers Team challenge: number 7, the beaded necktie below. Vote for us or any other entry that you fancy on the Beadweavers Team blog. If… Continue reading

Underwater Pearls

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Preparing for the Asian Market Festival, we take inspiration from ancient China to bring you the Underwater Pearls bracelet.

DereDere tests beads from Grofova.design

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If you’re following us on Facebook (and if you’re not, you’re missing out), you may remember that some time ago, in May, we went to a launch party by Grofova Design.  You can… Continue reading

A tale of two sisters

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I’m always happy when I get compliments on my work. I’m positively ecstatic if they buy some of it and wear it regularly. But there is no comparing how I feel when someone deems it good… Continue reading

DereDere is celebrating Swedish National Day at Blasieholmstorg Loppis

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Tomorrow, 6th June, Stockholm turns into one big outdoor party. Here’s some places where you can enjoy the National Day. We’re having our own celebration at Blasieholmstorgets Loppis and you’re invited to join us.

Etsy Thursdays featuring Ouroboros Jewels

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Today we’re talking about a one-technique-shop again: Ouroboros Jewels. And what a technique it is indeed! Ouroboros uses the crochet beaded rope technique to create bracelets and necklaces that you can easily confuse… Continue reading

Etsy Thursdays with St. Petersburg stitch

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If it’s Thursday, we’re roaming around Etsy to show you some pretty beaded jewellery. This week we’re talking about the St. Petersburg stitch. It’s a relatively simple stitch to do, relatively easy to… Continue reading