The Bead Place

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5200 N Illinois St, Fairview Heights, IL 62208 5200 N Illinois St, Fairview Heights Directions
Today 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Closed All Hours
+16182220772
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    Closed
    Mon-Fri
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Sat
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Report | a month ago
Awesome place!! Great class. Will be back to make more jewelry!!!
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Report | 7 months ago
Jill was an awesome teacher.
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Report | 2 years ago
This was a fun and informative class. The only thing I would change would be that the participants got to choose from an assortment of beads and do their own designs.
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Given The Bead Place's packed class calendar, it's a wonder the store doesn't grant degrees. If it could, customers who attend workshops regularly could have earned PhDs by now in subjects ranging from knitting and felting to silversmithing and metalwork. The scope of these skills is too broad for only a few people to handle teaching, so fortunately, the store employs more than a dozen instructors and doesn't count on a swamp creature with a giant, pulsing brain to do all the work. These staffers are experts in their respective crafts; Kara Jacob's beading work was highlighted in a Bead and Button magazine's "best of" volume, and Abbi Berta has been published as a designer in multiple magazines.

When students need materials for one of these workshops, the obvious spot to look is The Bead Place itself. The store carries semi-precious stones, vintage glass, Swarovski Crystal, and hundreds of types of yarn. It also supplies kits, patterns, and tools such as brass wire brushes and jeweler's saws.

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