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. 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

January Birthstone – Garnet

Garnet – The down to earth gemstone! Red Garnet is the birthstone for January. It channels energy to, and of, the First Chakra, Muladhara, which is our Root Chakra at the base of the spine. This Chakra establishes the deep connections to our physical body, the environment, and the Earth. This is where we find security and our … Continue Reading

Leather Cuff Class is Great for Men and Women

This deceptively easy leather cuff is a versatile accessory for men or women. Master the basics of working with leather cord ends while you make this cuff in our workshop. With these skills, you’ll be able to make a wide variety of leather jewelry. Just an hour and $40 gets you TWO cool leather cuff … Continue Reading

A Bead Store Gets Snowed In Too

Don’t let the mild weather fool you! Winter is here Getting around Philadelphia in snow or ice can be tough. Nature’s challenges sometimes mean that we just can’t open or have to open late. We ALWAYS post the news immediately on our Beadworks Facebook page. Please check before making the trek to your favorite bead store in questionable weather. … Continue Reading