Store Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Tuesday until 8:00 pm. Closed Sundays
1942 S. River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60018

a bit off the beadin' path but well worth the trip!

new exciting inventory


18 Delica matte opaque highly-saturated colors  


Union seed beads in 11º and 8º

rose-gold (base metal) findings, lobsters, clasps, earwires and

two pretty styles of small chain

stone strands and pendants



and some exciting changes



 Swarovski pearls are now available in half strands

 6mm Swarovski® pearls are loose along with 8-14mm


We hope this will make purchasing beads for your projects easier.


  Swarovski® has introduced a new size pearl, 2 mm, due at end of October.

and a new pearl color, iridescent Tahitian.  Both are on order.


Bead and Button Magazine, August 2018

shows peyote with a twist on the cover—the new hot stitch

which many find easier than bead crochet and, more fun. Check it out.


New Samples

Parisian Lights by Jill Wiseman,

Simple Tila Bracelet,

CRAW bracelet


Czech glass stands are 60% off.

Overstock colors & shapes of

Swarovski® crystals are 60% off.


Strands of fresh-water pearls are 40% off.


Many sterling toggle clasps are 40% off.



We repair bead jewelry.


Our Etsy store has Swarovski® crystals, vintage Swarovski® and
rare vintage Czech nail heads.