Coming this April: Gemstone Strand Sale and Brand New Classes!

We love spring! Just to prove it, this April we’re having a sale to jump start creativity and, if that doesn’t work, we’ve got brand new classes coming your way. Sale on All Gemstone Strands! Nope, that’s not an April Fool’s joke. This month, all our gemstone strands are on sale. If you buy 2, you get … Continue Reading

What is a bindrune? How does it work?

Runes are everywhere. The strange “B” symbol for Bluetooth is made up of runes. Videogames use them in their skill trees. They are everywhere in the form of tattoos. So, what are they used for? They’re largely used for talismans, a token to help the user find better luck, love, or their missing keys. There … Continue Reading

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