Friday, September 25, 2009

Cindy Craig Lampwork Bead Trunk Show

We will be hosting a trunk show for Cindy Craig beads from September 26th to October 8th. Cindy's work is sculptural and eclectic, her unique designs are a beautiful addition to any beadwork. Please join us to view her whimsical beads!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

PMC Certification Level III: Advanced Metal Clay

In this class the student will learn advanced metal clay techniques, including how to make a hinged pendant, applying gold leaf to a metal clay pendant, enameling, and advanced ringmaking and stone setting techniques. This class is designed by Irina Miech and recognized by the PMC Guild International.

  • Dates: October 30 & 31, 2009 (Friday 10:00am-7:00pm & Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm)

  • Class fee: $350 (includes ALL materials and a copy of Inventive Metal Clay for Beaders).

  • Tools: Tool kit from Level I Introduction to Metal Clay class.

  • Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level II Intermediate Metal Clay class.

To register call 262-641-0910

Monday, September 14, 2009

Fall Sparkling Spectacular Sale!

Join Eclectica and The Bead Studio September 18th-20th, for the Fall Sparkling Spectacular Sale! This sale starts our exciting schedule of fall events.
  • For the first time ever all Swarovski Crystals will be 20% - 40% off.
  • 20% off all strands ~ glass, stone, pearl & much, much more!
  • 20% off all kits at The Bead Studio.
With any purchase from Eclectica or The Bead Studio during this event, stop at The Bead Studio and make a Free pair of Holiday Earrings (one pair per customer).

Saturday, September 12, 2009

HAWS is coming to Eclectica!

Please join us on Saturday, September 26th when we will be sponsoring a fundraising event for the Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS) of Waukesha County. HAWS of Waukesha County leads the community in animal welfare and assures sanctuary for animals in need.

HAWS will be appearing at Eclectica, with their Mobile Adoption Center, from 12:00pm - 4:00pm. Eclectica will be donating 20% of the days sales of animal themed beads, charms, and pendants, which will be located in The Bead Studio.

In addition, participants will be able to create an animal charm bracelet, with a portion of the purchase price being donated to HAWS.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

September Free Make-n-Take Event

Stop at The Bead Studio on a Tuesday or Thursday in September for our Free Memory Wire Bracelet Make-n-Take!
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays ~ 10:15am-7:00pm
  • Ends September 29th, 2009
  • One bracelet per person ~ limited seating ~ minimum age 8yrs

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

New Kit - Fairytale Charm Bracelet

Make a bracelet fit for a princess with fairy-tale charms and colorful crystals and wear it happily ever after.

The new Fairytale Charm bracelet kit is featured on page 52 of the BeadStyle magazine special issue 52 Bracelets you can make! The kit can ordered here.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

New Kit - Gem Charm Bracelet

Create a bracelet with inspirational or themed charms to boost any mood or style.

The new Gem Charm bracelet kit is featured on page 52 of the BeadStyle magazine special issue 52 Bracelets you can make! The kit can ordered here.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

New Kit - Echoes of Venice

Bracelet color shown is Gondola Tour

The new Echoes of Venice bracelet kit is featured on the cover and on page 41 of the BeadStyle magazine special issue 52 Bracelets you can make! The kit can ordered here.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Bead Rescue for the Cure

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month; we are pleased to announce our first "Bead Rescue for the Cure," on Saturday, October 3rd, from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Local artists and beaders will have a unique opportunity to set up in front of Eclectica & The Bead Studio and sell their beads, finished jewelry and beading supplies, with 100% of the table rental fees being donated to The American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer Research.

During this event, The Bead Studio will be hosting the work of nationally known author and artist Irina Miech, who will be donating 25% of the sales of her jewelry, including jewelry samples featured in her PMC and wire books, to The American Cancer Society. In addition, class sample pieces will be offered for sale.

Space is limited reserve your table now!
For more information call 262-641-0910.

Sorry, the table spaces are sold out.
A waiting list has been started.