X by Trollbeads: New links, Special Pricing!


IMG_7014There are heady days ahead, for both collectors of X by Trollbeads and the classic Trollbeads designs… so many amazing new pieces are on the horizon, and some special pricing opportunities that will make it easier than ever to update your collection!

IMG_7048We are down to the final few days of the current X by Trollbeads promotion:

Until September 30th, purchase the X lock of your choice, and receive 18 black rubber X links.

IMG_7011It’s a wonderful way to begin your X collection, and so perfectly timed, as the skeletal new designs for Halloween 2014 have just

IMG_7018launched, and they really are gorgeous.  They are strong, beautiful new additions to the collection and have already captured the hearts of our ladies.  Pictured above and at left is the “Royalty” link, featuring a jovial, if slightly dark skull, enhanced with a delicate crown and pair of brilliants.  It works beautifully on a bracelet with the petite new “Skull Me”, and the double link, “Protect”.


It is such fun to wear one of these designs over the Autumn months, when we go into the long nights and look forward to the fun chills of Halloween… but really, why consign such drama only to the Fall?  These are powerful symbols that lend an air of strength to the wearer… acknowledging our own mortality and singing through the darkness!


X bracelet promotion runs now until September 30th, please drop me a note at checkout of our online shop, Tartoofultoo, to receive your complimentary links…



X By Trollbeads Introduces Bloom X Bite


Introducing Bloom x Bite – a fresh set of ten new links to add a twist to your bracelet.

Inspired by nature, with a kick of urban glamour, Bloom x Bite is pure Spring chic.


To see all these “dangerously beautiful” new links, and shop from the comfort of your sofa, go to Tartoofultoo online shop



X By Trollbeads News: Simple is Beautiful – and now so Affordable!

Screen shot 2013-11-19 at 5.08.45 PMHere’s the hottest of hot news since Trollbeads unveiled their groundbreaking X series in September…

We just received word that we could offer our customers a very special promotion that simplifies the process of easing into X!  It’s so easy:

1.  Select a lock

2.  Select a decorative link

3.  we’ll complete the rest of your bracelet with Black Rubber X as our gift to you, so you can walk out the door wearing your beautiful new bracelet!

Simple, beautiful, affordable, irresistible.

If you’ve been mulling X, but haven’t known how to begin, this is the time.  You can find X by Trollbeads on our online gallery at tartooful.goodsie.com, drop us a line at tartooful@gmail.com, or ring us at the gallery at 604.924.0122 and we’d be happy to help you pick our just the right beginning for your X!

See you in the Village!



Trollbeads News: X By Trollbeads is Here


Imagine you could turn back time…

How many times have I heard a collector lament that they wished they had known about Trollbeads sooner?  It seems every few days one of our collectors mentions a long retired, rare and desirable bead that they would surely have picked, if only they had known Troll in time…. (sigh…)

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Once in a long while one has the chance to be there at the very beginning… in the first days of something new, brilliant and exciting.  We have that opportunity with X by Trollbeads.

It’s a completely original approach to modular jewelry, with links that slip together fluidly, yet stay together perfectly securely.  The genius is the “x” that is woven deftly into the design of each link in such a way that one wouldn’t even notice it was there.   Look closely at the join in the link, and you’ll see that the new X logo shows the heart of the design.


With links of black rubber, warm glowing bronze and classic silver one can create unlimited compositions.  The rubber is warm and tactile yet surprisingly smooth and hard.  The bronze glows like pink gold, and the silver is crisp and classic against the contrast of the black.  What’s your mood today?  Edgy urban?  Classic Scandanavian?  Ultra luxe? Pure modernist?  Or perhaps you have a look all of your own.


Astonishingly simple.


IMG_2728However, you can count on Trollbeads to create not only the perfectly simple, but also the exquisitely detailed.  Elements of nature, symbols and characters abound in the collection.  Add a well chosen few of these storytelling designs to create a piece that resonates deeply with satisfying beauty and meaning.

IMG_2720This bracelet tells a love story…

IMG_2725There is the occasional hint at a Trollbeads design… such as the new “Flower”, which is reminiscent of the silver star of the Spring 2013 Trollbeads collection, “The Messenger”.  This familiar face is sure to become a new favorite for our collectors, as its clear floral motif is so strong and lovely it could anchor an entire design.

IMG_2733I’ve always liked the silver Trollbeads that have a nubbly consistency – “Large Berry”, “Sun Circle”, “Planet”, “Urchin” and the like… so it makes sense that right away I am drawn to these two links… These are Single and Double Snow, which can together create a lovely textured pattern around a bracelet or necklace design.


“A diamond has many facets.  On your road – bumps and tailwinds will shape you through life, carry every single facet with pride.”

Designed by Nicolas Aagaard & Kåre Frandsen.

IMG_2718“Lots of Love”

We’ve only just begun to explore this intelligent and utterly lovely new design tool.  We are so inspired and hope that you will be too.  Come visit us in the village and discover X by Trollbeads for yourself… and visit Tartoofultoo Online Shop to see the entire collection online as we are loading it all there over the next day or so.


Trollbeads News: X by Trollbeads now online in Denmark….

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4033fc481f8911e3b0b622000a9e5b33_6The rave reviews are pouring in after the glamorous Trollbeads launch in Copenhagen for the fashion industry… X by Trollbeads is gorgeous!  Here on the other side of the pond we must wait (impatiently) until tomorrow to show you every detail, but for today take a peek at xbytrollbeads.com and see the new designs.

e2d47f121f8a11e3adbc22000a9e17d5_6Tune in tomorrow for all the details and juicy close up shots….


Trollbeads News: X by Trollbeads

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There’s a whole lot of cloak and dagger mystery surrounding a new project by Trollbeads, and I’ve had a number of people ask me for “insider” details… but there’s no need to pry as I really don’t know what’s coming!  However, if it’s from Trollbeads it’s bound to be something beautiful, so I can’t wait to see…

“X by Trollbeads”

Screen shot 2013-08-31 at 7.11.06 PMThis is quite apart from the Autumn 2013 Trollbeads Collection, which will be unveiled on the 6th of September.  We’ll have the full collection at Tartooful on the day, so be sure to come by and see all the new little treasures that Trollbeads has dreamed up for us!

For the new, “X” project, simple online searches turn up rumours and speculation, but no real information or images.  We are all  simply going to have to be patient and wait until launch day later in September.  If you’re like me and want to be among the first to hear about Trollbeads’ new project be sure to sign up on their webpage, www.xbytrollbeads.com to receive all the details in your email on launch day.