Stress-Free Gemstone: Amethyst

Amethyst is a beautiful, semi-precious gemstone that varies in different shades of purple. It is supportive of the emotional body, thus restoring balance to those who are overworked and stressed. It is believed that amethyst has the power to protect its wearer from drunkenness and can calm those who are hot-tempered. Many people believe this … Continue Reading

September ONLY: Mega Sale on Gemstone Strands

With Summer finally coming to an end and Fall arriving, we are getting a huge shipment of NEW beads straight from India. Our fabulous, new gemstone strands will be available at our Fall ’16 Gemstone Show later this month. In the meantime, we will need to make room for our new inventory of glorious beads, … Continue Reading

Upcoming Event: Fall Gemstone Show

With Summer finally coming to an end, we are counting down the days to our Fall ’16 Gemstone Show. The changing season means new fashion trends, and new fashion trends calls for new beads. Join us Friday, Sept. 16th from 12pm – 6pm and Saturday, Sept. 17th from 11am – 7pm, to shop our new selection … Continue Reading

Know Your Gemstones: Tourmaline

Tourmaline is a beautiful gemstone known for its varying colors. Its name originates from the Singhalese phrase “tura mali”, which means “stone mixed with vibrant colors.”  This magical gem can be found in shades of blue, pink, green, and even black. Tourmaline can also have a chatoyancy similar to a cat’s eye or tiger’s eye. … Continue Reading

NEW Class: Semi-Precious Wire Wrapped Ring

Expand your jewelry making skills in our new, intermediate wire wrapped ring class. Beadworks’ instructor Nour Qutyan will be teaching students how to create this unique, wire wrapped piece in a 2 hour workshop Saturday afternoon, 8/27 and 9/10, at 1pm. Due to the difficulty level of this class, we recommend taking our Introductory to Wire … Continue Reading

Expert Guide to Beadalon Wire

Beadworks is proud to carry Beadalon because we believe it is the best beading wire in the industry. It is the only company that manufactures its own beading wire and micro cable. Choosing the right Beadalon spool can be a tricky task, but we’ve got tips and tricks that will help you make the right … Continue Reading