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Sundancer Sessions
...a line of modern and simplistic summer inspired jewelry...
Rose Vine Bracelet
Rose Vine Bracelet - August 6th, 13th, & 20th, 1pm

Join us in August for the Sundancer Sessions.  We're hosting a variety of easy and low cost classes meant to get your creativity going wild.  Check out our class calendar to see when we're teaching your favorites (or request a class at a time more convenient for you and your friends)!

Button Hole Bracelet
Button Hole Bracelet - August 6th, 7pm

Stop in to see all of our (Limited Time Only) Sundancer Sessions Projects or view photos online here!
New Bead Stuff!
Paracord Display
Paracord and Paracord Accessories!

Lots of New Swarovski Rivolis!

TierraCast Kits
TierraCast Quick Kits (one of which is designed by yours truly)!  By the way, thanks to your support over the years, we are now able to offer EVEN LOWER prices on our TierraCast charms, beads, and findings!

Swarovski Pearls
New Colors of Swarovski Pearls (Also Available Individually)!

We also have new colors of SuperDuos, Rizos, Toho Triangles, Luxury Seed Mixes, and Gilder's Paste.  There are new shapes of C-Koop Beads and Charms, Diane Hawkey Beads, Lisa Peters Art, and metal stamping and enameling blanks.  We have fun new tools like the 1-Step Looper, EZ Riveting Tool, and Macrame Boards.  If you're a leather fan, but prefer stronger or more animal friendly cords, check out our new Genya Cord, which is a plant based leather.  It holds knots beautifully!
New Yarn Stuff!
Fiber Finch Ponchos
These beautiful hand-woven Fiber Finch ponchos are just flying off the mannequins!  We can't keep them here!  They're just perfect for summer nights.  Want to make your own?  Jill offers classes frequently!

Monte Donegal
Monte Donegal by Plymouth Yarns!

European Buttons
More New European Glass Buttons!
(This is paracord, by the way.)

Revel by Plymouth Yarns!

Splatter Dash
Splatter Dash by Jojoland Yarns!

Tecido Trico
Tecido Trico Fabric Ruffle Yarn by Circulo!

We also have cute new sew-on felt embellishments.  There are more needle-felting and nuno-felting blanks as well as new roving color packs.  We have new metal buttons that are perfect for sweaters or bracelets.  Next time you're in, make sure to also check out our sassy knit, crochet, and beading button pins!
In The Press...
Get The Look with Art Metal Components
Our line, Art Metal Components by Anju, was featured in the "Get The Look" section of the current issue of Jewelry Stringing Magazine!

Earrings by Jill Kettler
Our very own, Jill Kettler, also has an earring feature in the same issue of Jewelry Stringing Magazine!  Great job, Jill!

Easy Wire
I (Abbi) was lucky enough to be a contributor to this year's Easy Wire Magazine which is a special annual publication put out by Step by Step Wire Magazine.  I designed two projects for this issue.  There are tons of great projects featured in this magazine!  Stop by and pick up your copy today!
101 BNE
I also was lucky to be one of the designers in this year's 101 Bracelets, Necklaces, and Earrings presented by Beadwork Magazine I just have to say, I've never seen such a beautifully laid out publication in my life. It's art. I love all of the pieces in it as well as how beautifully they're displayed. When you get your copy, you can check out some of my work: Smoke and Mirror Earrings pg. 15 and 17; Golden Hearted Necklace pg. 20 and 23; A Twist of Lavender Bracelet pg. 110 and 113; and Strands of Cocoa Necklace pg. 119 and 121. I feel honored to be included in such a beautiful collection of art jewelry.

The Bead Place will also have advertisements featured in upcoming Bead&Button Magazines and will have more projects in various jewelry magazines this year.  We thank you for your support and for sharing in our excitement!
Visit Your Local Bead Shop Month!
Kalmbach Publishing Company is hosting a WHOLE MONTH'S worth of fun events in October.  We will be participating in a number of ways.  The first way you can join in the fun is by voting for us as your favorite locally owned bead shop.
Visit Your Local Bead Shop Month Logo
Thanks for your vote!

We'll also be hosting special events like daily workshops and a book signing with the very famous Kate McKinnon (Saturday, October 15th, 2-5pm) so mark your calendars now!
Check In for a Free Bead!
Check In
Here's a reminder:  
Next time you're here,
"check in" on Facebook or Yelp, show it to us, and you'll get to pick out a free bead from the bead bowl!  It's a pretty sweet deal, right?  While you're at it, we'd appreciate it if you'd tell your friends how cool you think we are. ;-) 
One Last Note...
We will be closed on Labor Day.
Don't forget to buy local & from independent retailers whenever possible. To find out more about this important movement, please click The 3/50 Project. You can & do make a difference!  Check out news from other awesome local businesses like us by liking 618 Shop Local on Facebook! 


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