Rubies

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

Come in and support National Small Business Week!

National Small Business Week is held during the first week of May, bringing attention to all the small businesses in the US. President John F. Kennedy started it by calling for the celebration of small businesses. Every year since, there have been functions and conventions held to promote small businesses and help first time owners or … Continue Reading

Citrine: Powered by the Sun

Citrine is the birthstone of November, along with Topaz. It is a beautiful, transparent quartz with yellow-orange hues. The name comes from the French word, Citron, which translates to lemon. Citrine is found in many different shades that can range from golden yellow to honey, and even light brown. It is also sometimes found growing within … Continue Reading

Upcoming: Holiday 2016 Gemstone Show

We are ecstatic to announce that our Holiday Gemstone Show will be held Friday, Nov. 18th from 12pm-6pm and Saturday, Nov. 19th from 11am-4pm at our Beadworks Philadelphia store located on 619 E. Passyunk Ave, Phila PA, 19147. We are bringing out some of our best and sparkly gemstone strands to prep you for the upcoming holiday season. … Continue Reading

October’s Sale: Gemstone Rondelles

It’s the first day of October, and that means we are having a new sale at Beadworks. For the entire month, receive 50% off ALL gemstone rondelles. Choose from our vast selection of fine, premium quality gemstones. Create the multi-tourmaline necklace you’ve always wanted, or a beautiful aquamarine triple wrap bracelet. Mix and match your strands, … Continue Reading

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