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

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

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

New Class: Cage Wrapping

Guest Instructor and Beadworks Alumni, Shawn Rybacki, has been cage wrapping stones for many years. She is hands down one of the best, self-taught wire wrappers in the Philly scene. With her love for stones and her keen eye for design, her pieces are truly a work of art. We are pleased to announce that … Continue Reading