Green, Color Theory, and You

It’s that time of year again! The time of year for spring cleaning and maybe repainting a room, or two, since you’re rearranging everything, anyway. Or maybe you’re thinking of replacing a few items in your closet that’s starting to look a tad shabby. Maybe you want to start a new project and just don’t … Continue Reading

Philadelphia Museum of Art Exhibit: Lino Tagliapietra

Inspiration for Glass Bead Jewelry: Glass Painting with Lino Tagliapietra While Beadworks is known to carry a variety of gemstones and semi-precious beads we also have a huge selection of the bead classic–glass beads. Glass beads are typically more affordable than stones and have an enormous range of colors, shapes and styles. The beads are … Continue Reading

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