25th Birthday Gem Show

Announcing: Our Birthday Gem Show! September 29-30 Beadworks Philadelphia is celebrating our 25th anniversary as part of the South Street business community — and of course, no Beadworks celebration would be complete without a Gem Show! Grab some bubbly and get lost in an extended, extra-special birthday selection of gemstone strands, pendants and pairs on Friday, … Continue Reading

Celebrating 25 Years of Beadworks!

Hey Philly, ready to party? Beadworks is turning 25! …and we can’t wait to show our gratitude to our community for your many years of support! To thank our customers, we’re celebrating the occasion with a month of pop-ups, special sales and events, culminating on Friday, September 29 with an evening of FREE WORKSHOPS to educate and empower … Continue Reading


The shining red birthstone of July is one of the most popular gemstones in the world. Rubies are counted among the original cardinal gemstones, the most highly valued gemstones in history. They’re joined by amethyst, diamonds, emeralds, and sapphires. Ruby is part of the Corundum family, along with Sapphires. The difference between the two is … Continue Reading

Happy Independence Day!

Enjoying your independence!?!? We hope so! Independence Day is celebrated across the nation every July 4th with fireworks, food, family, and fun. The first place in the USA to hold any kind of celebration for the holiday was Philadelphia, PA in 1777. Tensions were high and tempers short in the decade leading up to the … Continue Reading

Shimmering Sunstone for Summertime

Lighten your load and amplify your smile with Sunstone 🙂 The Summer Solstice this year was June 21. We began the season filled with the sun shining brightly, so it’s fitting that we discuss one of the brightest gemstones, Sunstone. It is said to uplift and amplify the spirit, opening the heart to the Universal … Continue Reading

Pearls, Pearls, Pearls!

The brokers of Beadworks are the best in the business of bringing breathtaking beads to you. To prove we are the paramount purveyors you know us to be, we’re giving you a brilliant bargain. Just for June, all of our pulchritudinous Pearl strands are on sale! Buy any 1 strand of Pearls and get 30% off, … Continue Reading