Tuesday, September 29, 2009

New at 1 Stop Bead Shop - 3 and 6mm Chinese Crystal

You loved the 4mm Chinese Crystal Bottles...
Now you will also love the 3mm and 6mm Bottles!
These just arrived yesterday and we have worked quickly to bring them to you!

We have 12 colors available in the 3mm Crystals with 144 per Bottle for ONLY $7.95!
51 colors available in the 6mm Crystals with 72 per Bottle for ONLY $8.95!

PLUS, Don't forget about DOUBLE MARKS on your Frequent Beader Cards through tomorrow!

AND, we still have Tierra Cast and Chinese Crystal strands carried over from the weekend...

Monday, September 28, 2009

End of the Month Customer Appreciation Days at 1 Stop Bead Shop

End of the Month Customer Appreciation Days

For the next 3 days only
Monday through Wednesday
September 28 - 30

Receive Double Marks on your Frequent Beader Card with every purchase over $15!

That means:

Spend $15-$99 get 2 marks
Spend $100-$249 get 4 marks
Spend $250-$499 you get 8 which automatically gives you 10% on that purchase
Spend $500+ you get 16 marks = 10% off this purchase and a full card for your next purchase!

Don't forget - only 3 days left to redeem your 50% off coupons from our Anniversary Sale.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Classes Available at 1 Stop Bead Shop

Classes still available next week:

X's & O's Bracelet - Mon, Sep 28 - Pretty version of a Right Angle Weave w/ embellishments. Simple enough to wear everyday, but dressy enough to wear for the holidays. Should be finished in class!

Shooting Stars Byzantine Chain Maille Earrings - Mon, Sep 28 - Learn Byzantine CM weave. (Once learned, can be expanded into bracelet or other projects.) Then add chain to make pretty star earrings.

Reversable Crystal Weave- Tue, Sep 29 - Learn to do the Right Angle Weave w/ Crystals and a Rose Montee embellishment to make it reversable. BOUNUS: Sign up for this class and get entered into a drawing for $5 off another Robin class.

Jig Components- Wed, Sep 30- Learn to make a Thing-a-ma-jig to make basic jewelry components. Then learn how those components can be made into complete projects.

Intro to Wire- Thur, Oct 1- Pre-req for ALL our wire, metal & soldering classes. A must have foundational class in wire, guage, terminology, tools, and basic wire components.

Polymer Clay Cane Making - Celtic Knot "Cheat" Cane- Sat, Oct 3- Learn the "cheat" for cutting cane to be able to rearrange for nearly infinate variations.

For more information check the September and October Classes on our website! http://www.1stopbeadshop.com

Chinese Crystals Overrun & Tierra Cast Overstock SALE! at 1 Stop Bead Shop

Chinese Crystals Overrun & Tierra Cast Overstock SALE!
Friday & Saturday. September 25 & 26. 10:00 - 6:00 both days

Selected merchandise, all priced at WHOLESALE prices!

ALSO, we're doing another weekend of BUCKEYE MADNESS!

$5 off your purchase to the first 25 people through the door who are wearing their Buckeye Pride - ie. jewelry, spirit wear.



Don't forget to redeem your 50% off coupons from your receipts from our Anniversary Sale. Coupons expire 9/30/2009. Coupons not valid toward trunk show merchandise.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Ohio Jewelry and Metal Arts Guild at 1 Stop Bead Shop

We will be hosting the Ohio Jewelry and Metal Arts Guild meeting at 1 Stop Bead Shop at 6:30 on Oct 23.

Come join us!

The Ohio JMAG strives to offer opportunity, camaraderie, and technical support to the jewelry and metal arts community. The group was founded to provide artists a network of information, education and support.

We provide demos with respected local and visiting artists to encourage and assist members in developing their skills and improving their standards.

Membership is open to anyone interested in jewelry and metal arts; students, professional metalsmiths, gallery owners, retailers, collectors, novices, manufacturers or any individual who wishes to be a contributing member of the group.

For more information, call the store! 614-573-6452

Classes Available at 1 Stop Bead Shop

Classes still available this week & next:

Several of our classes next week are already full. Don't miss your chance to get into one of these fun classes!

Embellished Netted Cuff - Sat, Sep 19 - Learn to do flat netting and embellish w/ crystals. Can be used as a pre-req for Jeannette Cook's Third Eye Pendant.

Wire Wrapped Cab- Tue, Sep 22 - Learn how to do wire wrap around a "bead without a hole." Great finishing techniques and a fun class with Robin

Right Angle Weave Pearl & Crystal Bracelet - Thu, Sep 24- Pretty, delicate, quick, simple and sparkly - which word do you like the best? Check out her OSU version - classy Buckeye!

Fall Foliage Necklace- Sat, Sep 26- Dripping w/ leaves. Right Angle Weave stitches up fast when you use large beads

For pictures, or to sign up, visit the September classes on our website!

NEW Specialty Beads at 1 Stop Bead Shop

Go Bucks, Trick-or-Treat, & Ho, Ho, Ho!

It's that time of year again. Time to celebrate our favorite team and get ready for our favorite holidays. Time to make things for craft shows, and for friends, family, teachers and co-works. And 1 Stop is here to make it easy for you.

In addition to the selection of beads and charms we have had in the past, here are some of the new specialty beads/charms you will find:

EXCLUSIVE from Perl Amore - 1 Stop contracted the makers of Perl Amore to make a Buckeye bead w/a sterling silver core for your Pandora/Chamilla/Troll and Perl Amore bracelets. They turned out AWESOME and 1 Stop is your exclusive source!

New from Beth Curran in Polymer clay - OSU themed color striped large hole, sterling core beads. Also don't forget to check out her awesome new "Script Ohio" focal beads!

Received today - 25 new styles of Halloween & Christmas themed beads - cute ghosts, pumpkins, scare crows, spiders, bats, and harvest themed colors. For Christmas/winter - snowball textured rounds, penguins, Santas, trees, and red & green themed beads

On order - More holiday charms and beads including some from one of your favorite lampwork designers - Nikki Thornburg & Hannah Rosner

The selection is bigger and better than ever!

Friday, September 11, 2009

Class Available at 1 Stop Bead Shop

Classes still available this week & next:

PMC Falling Leaves Charms - Sat, Sep 12 - Make a charm bracelet by creating your own PMC charms. The perfect introduction to working w/ Precious Metal Clay silver.

Pearl Dreams Bracelet - Mon, Sep 14 - Learn 2-needle ladder stitch & then embellish w/ crystals. Delicate and not over-the-top. Materials & $18 pattern fee.

Beginning Beadweaving Bracelet - Mon, Sep 14 - Where to begin if you've never done beadweaving. Fantastic, super-fast gift bracelet just in time for the holidays. Last class sold out with a waiting list.

Intro to Soldering - Jump Rings & Chain - Tue, Sep 15 - Learn how to make and solder your own jump rings in different shapes and how to combine them to make chain.
Pearls w/ Seed Bead Crystal Icing - Wed, Sep 16 - Right Angle Weave w/ larger pearls & embellish - easy, fast and elegant.

Coiled Seed Bead & Wire Necklace - Thu, Sep 17- Learn to coil wire, add beads to wire and coil, and then coil it again. Then finish into a necklace that can go from casual to elegant.

Embellished Netted Cuff - Sat, Sep 19 - Learn to do flat netting and embellish w/ crystals. Can be used as a pre-req for Jeannette Cook's Third Eye Pendant.

For more information, check our website:

1 Stop Bead Shop 4th Year Birthday Sale AND Club Bead TONIGHT!

Extra Extra
Read all About it!
of the
4th Anniversary Celebration

Friday & Saturday

September 11 & 12

10:00 - 6:00 both days

Seed Beaders your day is finally here!
TODAY (Friday) ONLY!
40% off Seed Beads


Grand Finale Day
Saturday, September 12
We're celebrating in sparkling style with:

40% off Preciosa & Swarovski Crystal - strands & loose(excluding 2.5mm Bicones)
40% off Semi-Precious & Pearls - strands & loose (excluding Cabochons)
40% off ALL stranded items - including Czech Glass, Hand-painted Wood
Free Strand of selected Semi-Precious w/ every $20 purchase
Door Prizes every 30 minutes (must be present to win)
Sweets & Treats
Come enjoy our birthday gifts to you - extra special savings, yummies & prizes!


Club Bead TONIGHT!

7:00-10:00 at the store

What is Club Bead? It's 1 Stop Bead Shop's Girl's Night out - a chance to come hang out with other beaders in the store, make and show off your creations and share ideas. Relaxing and so much fun!

Benefits & Membership:
Membership fee is $15 - PAYS ALL the way through DECEMBER 2010!
10% off all purchases on Club Bead night - cannot be combined w/ other discounts or sales - good on all non-sale merchandise.
Join on-line, over the phone, or in person on Club Bead Night

Tuesday, September 8, 2009


Happy Birthday to 1 Stop
Happy Birthday to 1 Stop
Happy Birthday dear 1 Stop
Happy Birthday to you!

We're 4 years old!
So we're havin' a celebration
And you're invited!

We're offering specials each day
AND, a coupon with EVERY purchase!
How many coupons will you collect?

For 4 years of loyal patronage, you deserve 40% off - right?!

Wednesday, Sep 9
40 % off Tierra Cast
Coupon w/ EVERY purchase

Thursday, Sep 10
40% off Silver & Gold beads & findings
Coupon w/ EVRERY purchase

Friday, Sep 11
Yes Seed Beaders - it's finally your day!
40% off Seed Beads
Coupon w/ EVERY purchase

Saturday, Sep 12
After all that, what could we possibly do for a grand finale?
Stay tuned THIS week for the Grand Finale announcement!

Whew! I dropped the ball on this one; this posting should have gone up on Monday. Sorry!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Featuring: Dot Lewallen at 1 Stop Bead Shop

We wanted to share a wonderful purse with you that was begun in one of our classes. Dot Lewallen has been featured in "Doll Crafter and Costuming." She uses Beanie Babies and recycles them into art!

Dot writes: It all started with a class at 1 Stop Bead Shop here in Columbus. I got to take a class with Sherry Serafini: the beaded purse class. Well, after working on and off for this whole total month, it is DONE as of late last night.

Want to see more of her work? Here's her blog: