Beadalon Announces Hot New Line by Katie Hacker

Katie Hacker, the new host of the public TV show, Beads, Baubles & Jewels announced that she will be co-branding a new line of of components that are specially designed to give jewelry makers the power to customize their creations. The new line, called Katiedids, is being co-branded with CHA member Beadalon. Katie will be the moderator for Social Networking For Designers: Making the Most of Your Online Presence at the CHA Summer Show.

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Beadalon® Introduces Katiedids Creative Components by Katie Hacker

COATESVILLE, PA (June 17, 2010) Katiedids™ by Katie Hacker is a line of components that are specially designed to give jewelry makers the power to customize their creations. Each piece provides a channel-set effect for beads, flatbacks, fibers, polymer clay, resin, and more. The donuts, sticks and pendants can be filled in a simple manner, allowing beginners to easily add a high fashion look to their hand beaded jewelry. Or, designers can use more advanced techniques with Katiedids™ to personalize and set their work apart. The channels in the components provide a framework, and you can customize it with beads, wire, fibers, polymer clay, resin and more. Imagine the possibilities!

Katie Hacker is a Beadalon Design Team Member, jewelry designer and author whose books have sold more than half a million copies. She is also the new host of the public television show, Beads, Baubles & Jewels, and a columnist for Beadwork magazine.  Hacker states, “I’m thrilled to announce that I’m partnering with Beadalon on a new line of co-branded products for beading. I designed these components to give beaders the power to completely customize your designs – right down to the findings! The sticks and scallops make great earrings or dangles and the circles are perfect for pendants. The channels in the components provide a framework, but you make it yours.”

There are 7 tarnish resistant silver plated variations: short stick, long stick, scallop, donut, donut with bezel, donut with drilled bezel, double-circle pendant.  MSRP is $6.99 each pack.

“I’m sure digging your new line of Katiedids™ findings–they all have such great possibilities.” – Jean Campbell, Beading Daily Contributor

“Katiedids™ rock…I made them into toggles!” – Heather Powers, Art Bead Scene Founder & Editor

Ask your favorite bead shop or supplier for Beadalon products. Beadalon is the originator of flexible bead stringing wires and has been manufacturing wire in the USA since 1976. Beadalon offers high quality beading products, competitive prices, friendly and knowledgeable customer service, and prompt delivery. For more information, please call toll free (866) 423-2325 or visit our website at High-resolution images of all Beadalon products are available upon request.

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Yvette Rodriguez

Beadalon Event Manager/Marketing Coordinator

(866)  423-2325 ext. 102

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