Waist Beads

The history and modern uses of waist beads Waist beads have been worn by women for as long as time has been recorded. Their history dates back to the early Egyptians as well as tribes in Western Africa. They were used for many reasons, mainly to symbolize status, entice the opposite sex, celebrate a young … Continue Reading

Cage Wrap beautiful quartz points with Shawn!

We are pleased as punch to announce that the superb Shawn is back! She’s going to be teaching how to cage wrap quartz points with wire, turning the simple crystal into uniquely stunning pendants. You can apply this technique to just about anything you want to make jewelry with, from round pearls to odd shaped … Continue Reading

All Pairs and Pendants on Sale this May!

That’s right, our pairs and pendants are all on sale! Buy any 1 pair or pendant and get 10% off. Or, buy any 2 and get 20% off. Better yet, buy 3 or more and get 30% off! Our pairs and pendants are perfect for creating one of a kind sets of jewelry, whether it’s … Continue Reading

Gemstone Show

We are happy to announce our next major Gem Show will be held at Beadworks on Friday, May 20th and Saturday, May 21st. It is an All-Day, 2-Day Only event, so be sure to stop in early to see all of our newest gemstone beads, findings, clasps, pearls and accents. Whether you are new to beading … Continue Reading