People celebrate special occasions by decorating things with baubles, as evidenced by hanging ornaments on Christmas trees and emptying drums of diamonds over winning coaches. Be a gem with this Groupon.
$15 for $30 Worth of Beading Supplies and Classes
Beaders pick up Swarovski Elements bicone crystal beads ($0.06–$0.08 for 2.5mm), 1-ounce cane glass mixes ($12.56–$13.95), and beading thread ($2.77–$3.47 for clear) to create elegant jewelry. The class catalog, meanwhile, reveals the techniques of beginning beaded jewelry ($25) and the byzantine chainmaille weave ($25), and guides students through the creation of etched copper cuffs ($45).
Lined with Swarovski crystal pendants, gemstones, Japanese seed beads, sterling silver findings, and handmade glass beads, Fusion Beads seems to glimmer. For the experienced beader or maker, it's a treasure trove of all the materials necessary to create stunning pieces, and the knowledgeable staff help beginners sift through the stock to find everything they need to start a necklace, bracelet, or earrings. The team also hosts several classes each week, covering everything from the techniques of basic beading skills increasingly advanced metalsmithing, Precious Metal Clay manipulation, and bead weaving techniques. Because the shop only hires dedicated beaders, each employee has firsthand knowledge to help shoppers with their projects, from the simplest design to the glitziest statement piece.
98% of 1,272 customers recommend
“great selection: helpful, friendly. knowledgable staff!”
“Lots of friendly store help to assist you and answer all of your questions and more beads and jewelry making supplies than I'd ever be able to use, even if I DID take...”
“Lots of friendly store help to assist you and answer all of your questions and more beads and jewelry making supplies than I'd ever be able to use, even if I DID take one of the several classes they offer! It helped to have a few things in mind when I got there so I could ask for those, then I spent time browsing. They also have a nice corner for children to play/read/etc.”
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