Stackable Beaded Gemstone Rings

Free Project – Stretchy Beaded Rings If you couldn’t already tell, we’ve been obsessed with beaded rings! Not only are they incredibly easy to make, you can wear multiple rings and stack as many as you’d like. Whatever your preference may be, we’re confident you’ll love them as much as we do. Here’s what you’ll … Continue Reading

Seasonal HOT Trend – Anklets

With the Summer officially in full throttle, it’s time to give our ankles the attention they deserve! Today anklets draw their inspiration from all over the world. It is common to find handmade Indian style anklets alongside higher end fashion jewelry staples like gold and silver anklets.  A few different type of anklets are: Beaded … Continue Reading

We’re OPEN!

Open for Business After many long weeks on lockdown due to COVID-19, our storefront is officially open again. We’re welcoming everyone back with open arms (from 6 feet away, of course). Come say hi and shop our new and revamped selection of sparkly gemstone beads, magical charms, precious findings, and more. New Store Hours  FOR … Continue Reading

Book a Virtual Shopping Visit

Virtual Shopping Visits We’ve created a fun virtual Beadworks experience to get you laced up with pretty gems, charms, and jewelry making supplies. Jewelry designers, hobbyists, and novice beaders can now shop for beads through Virtual Shopping Visits. Here’s how it works: Select your appointment time. Hannah, Briana, or Amy will video call you via … Continue Reading

Virtual Private Lessons

Learn Jewelry Making from Home We’re now offering virtual jewelry making lessons! Now is the perfect time to learn a new creative skill from the comfort of your home. Video lessons start at $15 for a 30-minute private session. First and foremost, you’ll definitely want to be in a quiet space with good lighting (a … Continue Reading

Gemstone Quality and Grading System

Gemstone Classification First, we must learn how gemstones are grouped in order to understand their grading system. Gemstone beads are classified by three main categories: Precious gemstones exclusively allude to Diamonds, Rubies, Sapphires, and Emeralds. Synthetic gemstones are manmade stones such as Opalite and Goldstone. Lastly, semi-precious gemstone beads refer to all other gemstones that … Continue Reading