We Will be Closed for Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day Monday, May 28th is Memorial Day, which means Beadworks will be closed. This just gives you an excuse to spend the day outside with friends and family. Or take advantage of the long weekend and our Metal Beads Sale while staying cool inside planning your next handmade jewelry project 🙂 We will open our doors … 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

Philly AIDS Thrift Block Party!

Our neighbors at Philly AIDS Thrift will be celebrating their 11th anniversary block party this Saturday, October 1st from 12pm-6pm. There will be live music, DJ’s, food trucks, a moon bounce, games, vendors, and much more. 5th street from Fitzwater to Bainbridge and Passyunk Ave from Fitzwater to Bainbridge will be blocked for this fun-filled … Continue Reading

Upcoming Event: Fall Gemstone Show

With Summer finally coming to an end, we are counting down the days to our Fall ’16 Gemstone Show. The changing season means new fashion trends, and new fashion trends calls for new beads. Join us Friday, Sept. 16th from 12pm – 6pm and Saturday, Sept. 17th from 11am – 7pm, to shop our new selection … Continue Reading

Creative Spotlight: Jim Loewer Glass Co.

Philadelphia’s art scene is filled with talented artists of many different fields. We are lucky to be within the same vicinity as Jim Loewer’s glass blowing studio. Located at 1241 Carpenter St., Jim Loewer Glass Co. offers a variety of lampworking classes. For beginners with little to no experience, Loewer offers a glass pendant class … 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