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 847-699-7959
a bit off the beadin' path but well worth the trip!
Wire: Artistic Wire® and Beadsmith® wire in many sizes
Chain: about 150 styles in eight finishes (almost all of which are nickle and lead free. Plus
vast selection of clasps, ear wires, head pins, eye pins, crimps, crimp covers,
jump rings, Snapeeze® jump rings, bead caps, and cones.
Charms: we have lots!!!!!! Shoes, food, animals,
crosses and rosary medals, Jewish symbols, Celtic symbols, Christmas, Halloween, letters and many more.
Beads: we have a large table filled with rounds, daisies, spacers,
tubes, decorative rings, oval letters and a great variety of other shapes in base-metal and
Buttons: Big, small, shanks, 2-hole, funky, pretty. At least 75 styles.
Beads: a large selection of hand-crafted Bali and Thai sterling (and vermeil) that was purchased when silver was less expensive and is still
priced accordingly – quite a bargain in today's market. In addition, there are American- manufactured
gold-filled beads and silver beads, bead caps, cones, charms and letter cubes in 4mm and
Chain: a limited variety of gold-filled and sterling silver.
Wire: sterling, silver-filled and gold-filled round
wire (28-14 gauge) is available by the foot and ounce.
tubes, bails, crimp beads, crimp covers, head pins, eye pins, bead tips, and
wires: our selection of ear wires is spectacular with lever backs, studs,
french ear-wires, in both sterling and gold-filled. We also have threaders and
Clasps: our inventory is the best in the area: hooks,
toggles, lobsters and a lovely selection of classic box clasps with glass and
stone in bezels. We have clasps in
sterling silver, bronze, gold-filled, and vermeil.
Rings: our soldered rings range from the simple to large elaborate, open, split and Snapeeze® jump