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!


Just got back from a bead show with interesting stone shapes and

some pave pendants.


Many colors of small Chinese crystal beads (2x2x1mm)

8 & 10mm glue-in bamboo magnetic clasps for kumihimo and
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.