Are you ready to hop hop hop your way to great, beadtacular prizes?

Over three consecutive weekends — September 5-7, 12-14, and 19-21 — the Southern California Local Bead Store Association has a lot up its proverbial sleeves for you during the annual Bead Shop Hop! Get a passport at your first local bead store and hop at least three stores to be eligible to win a prize. At your third store hopped, you will receive a charm bracelet on which you will hang charms from each store you hop.

Sample Make & Take

Sample Make & Take

Will be having refreshments, games, special trunk shows and make ‘n’ takes (samples pictured at right) according to our book theme (secret until this Friday).

Prizes abound:

  • One Grand Prize of a Swarovski Crystal encrusted Gum Ball Machine Trophy filled with beads from association stores, a gift basket full of goodies and a $500 shopping...
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Countdown to the 2014 Bead Shop Hop


Only a few more days before the first weekend of fun.

Download a copy of the brochure here.

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Beaders Give Back Week at Beadahs

Beadahs is collecting food stuffs for Westside Food Bank during the week of July 14 – 20. Donate cash or other items and get the same amount in a thank you discount coupon (up to 40% off). As an example, give $25 or 25 food items and get a 25% off coupon. Discounts cannot be combined with other offers.

Acceptable food items:

Cans of:

  • Tuna, Vegetables and Soup
  • Fruits and Fruit Juices
  • Pork and Beans
  • Stews and Other

Packaged Items:

  • Pasta, Lentils, Pinto and other beans.
  • Macaroni & Cheese & Packaged Dinners
  • Instant Soups
  • Hot and Cold Cereals
  • Peanut Butter & other Nut Butters
  • Nutritional Bars: protein, granola, energy or breakfast bars.

Other Misc. Items:

  • Baby food (Infant formula, jar foods, crackers, teething biscuits and cookies, raisins and fruit snacks, juices an...
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Hotdogs, hamburgers, apple pie and fireworks!


Beadahs wishes everyone a safe and happy Indpendence Day!

May your day be full of sun, great summer food, fireworks and, of course, beads.

We will be closed Friday all day and will reopen Saturday at 10 and close at 9.


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2014 Summer Workshops Are Here


Expand and enhance your beading repertoire.

Acquire new skills and hone some old ones with these inspirational projects.

Workshop prices include all materials and two hours of instruction. 10% off extra materials, day of class.

Space limited to 4 seats per session.

Call 310.395.0033 or stop by to hold your spot with a credit card. 

Cancellation fee for workshops will apply if enrollment is not cancelled at least 24 hours prior. 

Should an evening class @ 5 p.m. better suit your schedule, choose a class that is offered that day and inquire about instructor availability.

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Six Months Later…..

Thanks to you, our generous beaders, we were able to contribute to this relief effort that provides aid to our kabayan (countrymen)

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Beaders’ Night Out at Beadahs, May 2, 5-7 p.m.

Come join us for a fun night of making a chain maille pair of earrings on Friday night, May 2! We will have refreshments, perform demos, and offer kits.


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Happy Year of the Horse


We’ve got these and more all new styles of hand painted ceramic beads fresh from Tucson. Come on by and check them out.

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New Year, New (Forthcoming) Merchandise, New Store Hours

It’s all about the NEW!

Happy NEW Year! We hope your 2014 is off to a great start after a delightful holiday season.

We are excited to share some new ideas and projects that are still percolating. Sooner than later, my friends……soon!

Ermie & Shannon with "Glossy"

Some great, inspirational ideas were on display at the Craft and Hobby Association meeting in Anaheim. There we found some super cool jewelry/bead uses for embossing powders, and connected with some other great bead vendors.

  I survived.....

Next month, we will be going to Tucson, the Philippines and Thailand to see what’s new in the bead world and to restock the tried-and-true. Let us know if there’s something for which you would like us to keep an eye out.

NEWS: Starting January 27, the store hours will be Mondays – Fridays 10 a.m...

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Super Duo Peyote Bracelet

Super Duos, Peyote Style

Super Duos, Peyote Style

Learn how to make this simply elegant bracelet, using new-to-us two-holed beads, assembled together in a tried-and-true stitch.

This class is offered every Tuesday night at 6 p.m., Oct. 22 until Nov. 26.

All materials and 2 hours of instruction are $45.

Should you not be able to make it on a Tuesday evening, do not be discouraged; Shannon will teach this class privately for $55, based on your schedule and her availability.

Call us to sign up.

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