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Welcome to WSW, Where the Magic is in the Details

Since 2014, WomanShopsWorld has been a powerful force in the creative industry, providing our famous tassels, bone beads, and jewelry-making supplies to professional creators located in every corner of the globe. We’re here to provide you with uncommonly cohesive, high-quality materials that are ethically sourced from our handmade artisans in India and Africa.

Learn our story, explore our products, and step into the WomanShopsWorld lifestyle - one filled with color, delight, and creativity.

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A Short Cultural History of Tie Dye

Like many things in popular American culture, tie dye had a history before it came to America. Chances are, when someone mentions tie dye, you think of colorful summer camp wear and concert fashion. And though the brightly colored, fluid and patterned style of dying clothing was made popular in the US during the hippie movements in the 1960’s and 1970’s, it has been around since ancient times in China and Japan.
Read on to learn more about the origins of tie dye, and it's current popularity in American fashion.

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DIY Enamel Candy Disc Necklace Tutorial by HonestlyWTF

Project, Photos, and Blog by Erica Chan Coffman, HonestlyWTFI can't tell you how excited I was to discover these candy-like enamel tube beads. Not only are they vibrant and colorful, the metal and coats of enamel makes them feel wonderfully luxurious and weighty. This necklace has already been in heavy rotation...

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Vinyl en Vogue: From Traditional African Waist Beads to Netflix Fashion Trend

True story: Vinyl Record Beads were one of the first products we offered at WSW, and have long been some of my personal favorite beads.  From the time I first encountered these strands comprised of thousands of thin disc beads, I've been fascinated by them. As a collector and dealer of beads, I am always eager to learn more about their origin and history.  At WSW, we encourage all forms of creativity, whether that comes in the form of using goods as they are intended, or repurposing them.  But we also think it's important to understand the origin of goods, as that gives them more meaning and it gives the wearer a greater understanding and appreciation of them. Let's take a look at the history of these traditional African waist beads, as well as their movement into a current trend, fueled by Netflix.

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The Art of Mala Making

Sign-up here to download The Art of Mala Making Guide, a step-by-step visual tutorial that teaches you how to create your own mala, and how to use it in your spiritual practice. Making a mala by hand allows you the opportunity to create a meaningful and powerful adornment infused with your own devotion and energy!

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