Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Thunder Crystal Sale!

May 28th-30th

Friday ~ Saturday ~ Sunday

30% OFF Thunder Crystal!

50% OFF Selected
Sterling Silver Components!

In-Store sale only

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Eco-friendly Butterfly Wing Pendants & Earrings

This jewelry is handmade in America with sterling silver and real butterfly wings. No butterflies are harmed. They are grown on tropical butterfly farms within the South American rain forests and collected only after dying naturally. This is a sustainable product and helps save the rain forests.

Friday, May 21, 2010

New Mesh Chains!

These mesh necklaces can be worn a variety of ways. Roll them to turn them into a rope, pull them apart for a ruffled look, or wear flat. When you wish to change the look, they easily smooth out.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Tool Sale & Demo Weekend

All Tools 20% Off

  • Friday, May 21, 4:00-8:00pm
  • Saturday, May 22nd ~ All Day
  • Sunday, May 23rd ~ All Day
Come and see demonstrations of specialty tools such as dapping blocks, hammers, The Coiling Gizmo and many more! You will be amazed how easy it is to dome, stamp and texture metal blanks and make coiled wire beads!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

New Class Session - Celtic Visions Bracelet

Make a statement with this Celtic Bracelet!
  • Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 5:30pm-8:00pm
  • Class fee: $30. All bead supplies included. Color selections may vary.
  • Technique: Beginning Chain Maille project.
  • Tools Required: Chain nose pliers, Flat nose pliers or (2) Chain nose pliers.
To register call 262-641-0910

Saturday, May 15, 2010

New Kit - Victorian Filigree Earrings

Dangle luxurious crystals and pearls from a delicate filigree component, for chandelier earrings with a vintage Victorian style.

Colors Available:
  • Plush Velvet (rich, dark purple)
  • Oolong Tea (dark chocolate brown)
  • Atlantic Mist (dark teal, aqua green)
  • Candelabra (bronze, iridescent beige)
  • Misty Dream (soft powder green, aqua/yellow)
  • Romantic Rose (soft powder rose, dull rose)
  • Navy Waterfall (dark blue, navy)
  • Vanilla Sachet (cream, crystal luster)
  • Wrought Iron (steel gray, soft gray/beige)
  • Wild Currant (dark maroon, dark red)
  • Garden Topiary (light green, yellow/green)
For more information on this kit, visit our website.

Friday, May 14, 2010

New Kit - Flirty Knotted Pearl Necklace

This necklace uses a variety of shapes and colors, and a fresh approach to a simple knotting technique, to create a lustrous wave of freshwater pearls.

Featured in Bead Style special issue magazine, Pearls

  • Watercolor Pearl
  • (shades of pink, peach, white, green, blue, purple, and brown)

    For more information on this kit, visit our website.

    Thursday, May 13, 2010

    New Kit - Jet Set Necklace

    This necklace can be worn three ways making it extremely versatile. Wear the necklace alone, clip on the dangle for a quick pendant, or add the enhancer strand for a faux lariat look.

    Featured in Bead Unique magazine, Winter of 2010.

    • Cosmo Jet - features Swarovski Cosmo jet crystals, jet black crystals and sterling silver findings.
    For more information on this kit, visit our website.

    Wednesday, May 12, 2010

    Spring Faire, Garden & Market

    Eclectica will be exhibiting at the University Lake School Spring Faire - Garden & Boutique Market, May 14th (10am-6pm) & 15th (10am-3pm). It will be held at the Spruced-Up Barn and will feature a select group of vendors from the Midwest and other areas around the country.
    • Beads & Jewelry
    • Art & Antiques
    • Children’s & Women’s Boutiques
    • Spring & Summer Gardening Items
    • Summer Toys
    For a map & directions or more information on this fun event,
    visit University Lake School website.

    Tuesday, May 11, 2010

    Sterling Silver Sale!

    May 12th-16th

    30% OFF
    Sterling Silver
    and Vermeil
    by Weight
    at Eclectica

    (in store sale only)

    Monday, May 10, 2010

    Elmbrook Humane Society Benefit

    Please join us at Eclectica for our special event to benefit the Elmbrook Humane Society on May 12th, from 12-7pm. With the attached coupon you will receive a 10% discount on all animal related beads, charms and pendants. An additional 10% will be donated to the Elmbrook Humane Society. Also, The Bead Studio will sponsor a special Free Make-n-Take earring project to support this great event!

    Adoption animals will be available 5-7pm.

    Please print & bring this coupon to receive 10% off.

    Sunday, May 9, 2010

    Happy Mother's Day!

    Happy Mother's Day!

    Saturday, May 8, 2010

    New Subtle Elegance Bracelet Session added!

    Saturday, May 29th, 2:00pm-4:00pm

    Learn tubular herringbone stitch
    while making this elegant bracelet.

    To register call 262-641-0910

    Friday, May 7, 2010

    PMC Level I Certification - April 30 & May 1

    We just finished PMC Level I. Everyone had a lot of fun in the class!

    Thursday, May 6, 2010

    New Stitching Club Project!

    New Stitching Club Project
    Kumi Crystal Bracelet
    May 17th ~ 5:30-8:00pm

    to register ~ 262-641-0910

    Wednesday, May 5, 2010

    Glass by Tammy Rae Trunk Show

    May 8th - June 15th

    Tammy's creations are all made from borosilicate glass in her beautiful little studio in historic downtown Waukesha, WI. She produces marbles, paperweights, pendants and beads using many techniques. These techniques include fuming with real gold and silver for ethereal colors and imploding colored rods containing high amounts of copper and silver that produce beautiful and sometimes unexpected color combinations.

    Tuesday, May 4, 2010

    Mother's Day Kit Sale - May 5th-9th!

    Buy any Adult kit and get one
    Young Beader kit for 50% Off.

    Earth Girl Necklace

    Atlantis Set

    Pearl Garden Bracelet

    Monday, May 3, 2010

    Two New Earring Kits!

    Seashell Cone Earrings

    Top off a brilliant Swarovski crystal bead with a simple seashell-inspired sterling silver cone. Color shown: Seashore Treasure

    Featured in the May 2010 issue of Bead Style magazine.

    For more information on this kit, visit our website.

    Blooming Fuchsia Earrings

    A Thai silver cone resembles a Fuchsia blossom in these colorful earrings.

    Featured in the May 2010 issue of Bead Style magazine.

  • Pink Rain (Rose, purple/red)
  • Deep Purple (Amethyst, light purple iridescent)
  • Dew Drop (light aqua, blue/green)

  • For more information on this kit, visit our website.

    Sunday, May 2, 2010

    Great Gift Idea for Mother's Day!

    Looking for a great Mother's Day gift? The Bell Collection pendants make fabulous gifts. The gentle ring of a silver pendant can evoke ones deepest sentiments and remind us of all we hold dear; faith, family, love and friendship. Made in the lost wax method, each silver bell is truly unique crafted by hand, one-at-a-time insuring no detail is overlooked. This beautiful collection is produced in a twelve step process that uses only the finest sterling silver and gold alloys, the silver bell pendants are truly heirloom quality.

    Saturday, May 1, 2010

    May Free Make-n-Take - Floral Earrings for Mom!

    Join us May 3rd - 7th, 10:15am - 7:00pm for our special Mother's Day Earrings Free Make and Take Event! Make a pair of Floral Earrings for Mom.
    • Limited seating
    • One pair per person
    • Minimum age 12 years
    *Special Note* ~ For all future Make-n-Take Events, an invitation will be sent via email. This is The Bead Studio's last "Walk-in" Make-n-Take. Due to the popularity of these events RSVPs will now be required. If you haven't already, please be sure to sign up for our email updates next time you are at the store and tell your friends!