• Gem Grading: What is important?

    What is involved with Gem Grading?

    Gems are graded by four characteristics known as the “four C’s.” Color, Clarity, Cut, and Carat, (size). Learning a bit about gem grading is helpful for assessing how valuable a gemstone is. In our …

  • Creative Inspiration – Where to Start?

    Get creative with these tips!

    Being a designer sounds fun 24-7 but it is actually a lot of work and can sometimes be challenging when you get a creative block. Every great design starts with a great idea and occasionally …

  • Gem Show

    Gem Show This Weekend!

    We had planned for our gemshow to be in March but we just can’t wait any longer, the gem show is happening this weekend! Friday, February 17 from 12-6pm and Saturday February 18 from 11-4pm. We …

  • Love and Sparkle on Valentine’s Day

     

    We love our customers so we are giving a free demo for Valentine’s Day!

    It’s no doubt that people have been pretty tense and divided lately with the current state of affairs of our government. We think love is …

  • Celebrate Chinese New Year!

     

    Chinese New Year: Year of the Fire Rooster

    Beadworks loves celebrating multi-cultural holidays and we are anticipating the upcoming Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year begins on January 28th, with the festivities typically starting the day before the New

  • Happy Chinese New Year

     

    Chinese New Year: Year of the Fire Rooster

    Beadworks loves to celebrate all different holidays and the upcoming Chinese New Year is one we are especially excited about. Chinese New Year begins on January 28th, with the festivities typically

  • Tricky Turquoise

     

    How do you tell the difference between genuine Turquoise and Dyed Howlite or Dyed Magnesite?

    Turquoise is one of the most common gemstones that gets imitated in the jewelry design industry. It is often dyed Howlite or dyed Magnesite.…

  • Super Bored By the Super Bowl?

     

    Come in and have a Super Jewelry Party instead!

    The Super Bowl is a time to get your friends together, have some beers, eat junk food and watch football. While we love having a good time with our friends …

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