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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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Thai Silver v. Sterling Silver – Differences and similarities

Silver is as common in jewelry as gold and it’s just as versatile. Much like gold, there are various types of silver, including plated silver, sterling silver, and Thai silver. Obviously, plated silver is just a layer of the precious metal over a base, but what are the other two? Sterling Silver Sterling silver is probably the most common type ...
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Beading Tips and Tricks

While we love teaching beading classes, we also know that a well-timed beading tip can be equally helpful to first-rate jewelry making. Here are just a few of the beading tips and tricks that we rely on. Clearly, have the right jewelry making supplies is a must! Don’t ever use clear nail polish – Use Hypo-Cement When finishing off prayer beads or ...
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Greek Worry Beads or Meditation Beads

Are Meditation Beads the same as Worry Beads? What are Worry Beads? Worry beads are traditionally from Greece. Everyone in Greece carries these glass or gemstone beads strung on a cord. They are usually strung very loose so they can be flipped around your hand throughout the day. Worry beads are very similar to the yoga bracelet and Buddhist prayer beads ...
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Anatomy of Buddhist Prayer Beads

Anatomy of Buddhist Prayer Beads Buddhist prayer beads are also known as malas and are composed We all love making long silk knotted necklaces with gemstones and even adding tassels to them. We have tons of them! When we get new rounds in- of course, we all have to make ourselves a new silk knotted tassel necklace. Have you ever called ...
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Black Friday Sales coming your way!

Thanksgiving is only a two weeks away and we’d like to give thanks for our amazing customers. Without you, we wouldn’t be able to do the things we love. We are so thankful that you allow us to talk about gemstones surrounded by gemstones all day, that we’re offering amazing Black Friday Sales! We’re opening a 10:30 am Friday, November ...
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Host your happy holidays party at Beadworks!

The happy holidays are only a few weeks away, leaving precious little time to plan your happy holidays party. Thankfully, we’re here to help! Parties at Beadworks are uniquely fun to everyone involved, so you don’t have to worry about appealing to the crowd. Even better, everyone invited can make their holiday gifts during the party, taking some of the ...
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Brand new diffuser bracelet class at Beadworks!

This month we’re introducing our brand new diffuser bracelet class! Diffuser jewelry is making a splash everywhere, and for very good reason. Diffusers can lift your mood, brighten your day, and improve your health. With our diffuser bracelet you can bring that with you wherever you go. In this class, you’ll learn how to use wood and Lava beads to ...
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Gemstone Rondelle Birthday Sale!

Norwalk’s Beadworks is turning 30 this month and we’re so excited to share this with you! We’re celebrating the whole month with events and sales every week, and this one is no different. This week, from Sept. 17 to Sept. 23,  all of our ravishing gemstone rondelles are 30% off! We have every stone, size, and shade to suit your ...
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30th Birthday Celebration: Cake for Everyone!

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF BEADWORKS! Friday, September 22, 12:00 PM We’ll be sharing our appreciation (and, of course, some delicious birthday cake) with the community that has supported Beadworks for the past 30 years. From our fellow SoNo businesses, loyal customers and employee alumni to the Norwalk fire department: our community is the wind in our sails and we want ...
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