Philadelphia

About Philadelphia Store

Beadworks Philadelphia is celebrating over 20 years in the South Street /Queens Village area. A full service bead store with fresh ideas and a knowledgeable and helpful staff, Beadworks Philadelphia has everything you need to create the jewelry you want to wear.

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Pearls, Pearls, Pearls!

The brokers of Beadworks are the best in the business of bringing breathtaking beads to you. To prove we are the paramount purveyors you know us to be, we’re giving you a brilliant bargain. Just for June, all of our pulchritudinous Pearl strands are on sale! Buy any 1 strand of Pearls and get 30% off, or buy any 2 or ...
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Marvelous Malachite: Green never looked so good

Malachite, the other beautiful green gemstone, has been linked to emeralds for almost as long as it’s been known. People have been mining it for about as long as emeralds, though malachite was originally found in Israel instead of Egypt. In ancient Egyptian mythology, green had a strong association with death and resurrection, and life and fertility. Their afterlife was ...
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Introducing the brand new Shamballa Workshop!

Shamballa bracelets, much like their close cousin the mala, are used to help the wearer with focus and meditation. They use basic macrame techniques to create beautiful, intricate pieces of jewelry that suit any occasion. A shamballa can be made with leather or silk or cord in just about any color. They use color theory and gemstones to help channel ...
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Learn how to make your own Tree of Life!

As the seasons evolve, so should your creativity! We’re introducing a brand new wire wrapping class this month, taught by the notable Nour. In this class, you’ll learn how to use wire and beads of your choice to create a terrific Tree of Life! The Tree of Life has been a symbol of knowledge and the interconnections of different worlds ...
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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 agate slices to bronze figurines ...
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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 a perfect pair of earrings ...
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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 start-ups with networking and learning ...
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Jet – The other coal you can wear as jewelry

Today’s Arbor Day! The day to celebrate trees and their many gifts to humankind. Everyone knows they produce amber, even if it is over the course of millions of years. Not everyone knows that they are also the source of the black gemstone jet. Jet differs from a lot of gemstones because it’s not actually a rock. It’s one of the ...
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April Cuspians

April 21 was the first day of Taurus, the first earth sign of the Greek Zodiac. People born between April 20 and May 20 are generally patient, reliable, honest as they are practical, and welcome hard work. However, this patience can turn to an uncompromising stubbornness, since they will never quit, even when they really should. They’re considered “fixed” because ...
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