Norwalk

About Norwalk Store

Beadworks Norwalk celebrates over 27 years of creativity in historic South Norwalk! Come in and experience this landmark bead store for yourself. Beadworks is very close to the popular Maritime Aquarium and some of the best restaurants in Fairfield County so bring the family and make a day of it.

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Learn how versatile Traditional Silk Knotting really is!

Knotting string is one of the easiest techniques to learn if you’re a beginner. It can also make beautiful statement pieces that look far more complicated than they actually are. Silk knotting can be used to create bracelets, necklaces, or earrings with any bead that can fit on silk, cotton, or even leather cord. It can be used to create ...
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Everything you didn’t know about emeralds

Emeralds are renowned for their beautiful green color and unique cut. They’re a popular gemstone that looks fantastic against every skin tone and suits every occasion. Emeralds are a beryl crystal, putting them in the same family as aquamarines and morganite, and are naturally hexagonal in shape. Emeralds get their color from trace amounts of other elements, just like diamonds or ...
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Marvelous May Sale! – Gemstone Pairs and Gemstone Pendants

All of our gemstone pairs and pendants are on sale for May! Buy any one pair of gemstones or pendant and get 10% off. If you find a matching pendant to a pair of citrine tear drops, you can buy the 2 for 20% off. If you can’t help yourself, you can buy three or more of our pairs and ...
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Support small businesses during National Small Business Week!

What better way to bring attention to small businesses in the US than a national holiday week? President John F. Kennedy started National Small Business Week in 1963 by calling for the celebration of the backbone of our economy. Every year since, there have been functions and conventions held to promote small businesses and help first time owners or start-ups ...
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The Powers of the Waxing Moon – Growth and Healing

The waxing moon is probably more important than the full moon for certain things. It’s the time for growing and building, as well as mending. Growth Use this time to make a charm or talisman dedicated to growth, personal or otherwise. This period is a fantastic time to keep at those new things you started last week during the new ...
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Amber – More than just a pretty stone

In honor of Arbor Day, let’s discuss amber. Amber is one of the rare semi-precious gemstones created by plants. Resin is a substance found in most plants and is used much like platelets in to scab over wounds. It protects the plant from invading bacteria and insects trying to get under the bark to eat the delicious wood. Ever touch a ...
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Classes, Consultations, and Sales, oh my! – April Announcements

April may bring showers, but we’re celebrating spring with wonderful classes, exciting sales, and unbelievable deals all month! Massive Gemstone Strand Sale! It’s that time of year. Time to clean out your stash and restock for all your upcoming projects. Luckily for you, all our gemstone strands are on sale. Yes, all. The rondelles, faceted strands, rounds, even the ones in ...
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Things you didn’t know about Pyrite: (April) Fool’s Gold

Fool’s gold, or “pyrite”, fools fools who are looking for gold in all the wrong places. It has a brassy color that can appear yellow, but that’s where the similarities end. Part of the reason fool’s gold can fool an untrained eye is because it can be found near or in small deposits of gold. Those deposits also tend to ...
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The Power of the New Moon – New Beginnings and Fresh Starts

The new moon is all about new things. A surprise, I know, but stick with me. Just like the full moon, the new moon refers to the three days before, day of, and three days after the actual new moon. It’s the perfect time for fresh starts and finding new hobbies, as well as starting things. Starting something is not ...
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