Creative Inspiration – Where to Start?

Get creative with these tips! Being a designer sounds fun 24-7 but it is actually a lot of work and can sometimes be challenging when you get a creative block. Every great design starts with a great idea and occasionally your inner “creative well” runs dry. We have a few tips to help get the ideas flowing for … Continue Reading

Gem Show

Gem Show This Weekend! We had planned for our gemshow to be in March but we just can’t wait any longer, the gem show is happening this weekend! Friday, February 17 from 12-6pm and Saturday February 18 from 11-4pm. We have a massive selection of sparkling gemstones, a rainbow of rondelles, large hole pearls, amulets, pendants, tons … Continue Reading

Happy Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year: Year of the Fire Rooster Beadworks loves to celebrate all different holidays and the upcoming Chinese New Year is one we are especially excited about. Chinese New Year begins on January 28th, with the festivities typically starting the day before the New Year and continuing until the Lantern Festival which is February 15th. … Continue Reading

Travel for Gemstones

Taking a trip soon? Get inspired for your next travel adventure by where you can find gemstones! These winter blues have us daydreaming about warm and exotic places to go on vacation. If you decide to go on a fun vacation incorporate you love of jewelry into your trip. Here are a few locations that … Continue Reading

Make yourself a priority for 2017

Treat yourself and schedule a private class! While many of us begin a new year with resolutions to fix or improve all our defects and bad habits, we’d like to suggest some self-love and some much needed me-time. Happify.com has a wonderful post communicating me-time’s importance and ways to pursue it. Treat yourself and schedule a private lesson at … Continue Reading

February Coil Wrapped Bracelet Class

This February! Take a fun and informative class where you will learn how to use a coil wire-wrapping technique to give a polished effect to pendants and links. In this class you will create a leather bracelet with a gemstone focal bead that utilizes this technique to brilliant effect. Class is one and a half hours … Continue Reading