Saturday, March 14, 2009

Classes Rescheduled at 1 Stop Bead Shop

I'm sorry to announce that due to circumstances beyond her control, Hannah is postponing her trip to Ohio until June. We're very sorry for the inconvenience. She has rescheduled ALL of her classes that are on the current calendar. Below I have listed the classes, date of the old class, and rescheduled date.

All About Dots Lampwork Class - Rescheduled to Tue/Wed, Jun 9 & 10 at 6:00
Freeform Bead Embroidered Pendant - Rescheduled to Thu, Jun 11 at 10:00
Nothing But Fringe Techniques Workshop - Reschedule to Thu, Jun 11 at 6:00
Passion Flower Vine Necklace - Rescheduled to Fri & Sat, Jun 12 & 13 at 10:00

New Classes at 1 Stop Bead Shop

We have just added some new classes to our regular schedule at 1 Stop Bead Shop!
Please check the class section of 1 Stop Bead Shop ( for photos.

Wire Wrapped Serving Ware Tue, Mar 31
Back by request - just in time for summer deck parties. Dress up your summer picnics on a budget. Great gifts - fast, fun and easy to make. Learn serving ware, wine glasses, napkin rings - a whole host of ideas!

NEW - Square Wire Framed Focal Bracelet Thu, Apr 2
I saw this bracelet on Ron's wife's wrist last Saturday and asked him to teach it then and there. He said YES! Learn to work with square, half-round, and twisted wire to make this unique bracelet.

Ndebele Rope Thu, May 7
Back by demand and almost full already. A versatile rope. Learn how to add a center bead. 2 spaces left!

Spring Bling Beaded Bead BraceletMon, May 11
Also back by request. Beaded beads can be used in anything. Learn how to make a really small one and Rishanna's bracelet finishing techniques.

Right Angle Weave Passion Flower May 20
Pre-req for Hannah's Passion Flower Necklace. The class filled to capacity in March. Also, just a really sweet, lightweight necklace project on it's own. Make a flower with Swarovski hearts.
NEW - Recycled Charm Necklace Thu, May 28
They just kept taking pictures of her neck! Learn basic wire wrap in this fun charm necklace. You are encouraged to bring in old charms from home (or you can buy new here of course!).

New Announcements at 1 Stop Bead Shop!

Trunk Show - Held over - Through today, Sat, Mar 14. You can still get that fabulous Hilltribe & Bali silver, copper, and Mother of Pearl Strands. It all goes away on Monday.

Maggie Meister - She is currently at a bead show in Santa Fe, where Hannah is stalking her. As soon as Lisa hears back from her we will announce her classes. Look for that announcement next week.

Jim MacIntosh - You asked for him - we got him! He's going to be teaching for 2 days in June - 26th and 27th from his new book on Wiresmithing - combining wire and metal smithing in a new cold forming technique that he invented - very new and VERY cool!

1st meeting of the central Ohio branch of the newly formed Ohio Jewelry & Metal Arts Guild will be held her Thur, Mar 25 at 6:30. Columbus needs a good jewelry guild and this is your chance to part of making something happen. Come see what it's all about and consider being a founding member.

Club Bead April - moved from 2nd Friday to 3rd Friday due to Good Friday - April 17 - 7:00-10:00

Tuesday, March 3, 2009


This Saturday ONLY
6347 Sawmill Rd. - next to Trader Joes

1 Stop Bead Shop is pulling out all the "stops" and promises you a fun-filled, bead-filled Grand Re-Opening Celebration event.

We've spent the last several weeks getting settled into our new store, and ordering many new and exciting things for you.

They include:

  • 2 New Lines of Changable Bead Jewelry and Findings:
  • Staxx Jewelry - You're going to love this innovative new line of changable jewelry. Design your own necklace, bracelet or RING in just minutes. Change the beads every day to match your outfits.
  • Ala Carte Clasps - Another exciting line of customizable jewelry - this time it's the clasp. Choose the stones to match your design.
  • New line of Swarovski - Introducing 2.5mm bicones! You asked for them - we got them! So small you can do bead weaving with them! . 14 colors. Available in quarter gross (36) or full gross (144). Mix & Match colors - Buy 4 quarter gross and get the 1 gross price
More beads from some of your favorite bead artists:
Gorgeous NEW beads from our favorite Stuart Abelman
New additions from Nikki Thornburg

New In-stock merchandise including:

  • White pearls for spring - A huge variety - $6 to $10, including 2mm seed pearls!
  • REALLY! Long Pearl Strands - 32 to 80 inches long for ONLY $12 to $18.
  • Czech Glass - new pressed glass, Fire Polish and Lucernas (bicones).
  • Sterling Silver Findings and beads - We just keep adding more!
  • Lucite Flowers - Added a lot of new flowers and leaves in a variety of spring colors
  • Awareness Ribbon Charms - Now up to 11 colors representing Melanoma, Ovarian Cancer, Autism, Leukemia, SIDS and more.
And the pièce de résistance - 2 Trunk Shows

Our first EVER Hilltribe and Copper Trunk Show including:
A huge variety of Hilltribe silver beads & findings
Copper beads & findings
Copper chain in over a dozen new shapes
Filigree Silver Pendants
AND they threw in:
Porcelain and Murano style glass beads - $3 per strand
Porcelain flowers (perfect for spring) $3 per bag of 10
16" Semi Precious Strands - $10 each or buy 10 for $6 each
Mother of Pearl, Coral, & Shell for spring
Party beads - think Mardi Gras - $1.50 a strand

Semi-Precious Revolving Trunk Show - What's a Revolving Trunk Show?

Every 30-45 days a new shipment will arrive with a fresh new variety of semi-precious beads.
Get 'em while they're here, because after 30 days, they go away to make room for new.
Best of all, they are good quality all priced at $10 a strand or less!

On top of all that there will be:
Hors d'oeuvres
Balloons for the kids
Door Prizes every 30 minutes!
Free Strand of Beads with every purchase!

This is going to be fun!
See Ya' Saturday!