Changes to Site Navigation

In order to make it easier to navigate our many, many pages, we thought we’d add images – to help you quickly determine what sort of items are on each page. We figure that you’re really pretty visually oriented – why else would you be so attracted to all the pretty beads? So, we’re pleased to show off our new main category menu pages. One other change, because it is now soooo much easier to see, we have combined all the metal beads on one page, including the sterling and the gold filled, along with the copper, brass, silvertone and …

Exciting Stuff at the Bead & Button Show

Actually, it got a bit too exciting in Milwaukee, as we were twice on tornado alert. On Saturday, everyone at the Convention Center was herded into the main, windowless show floor as they were afraid the outside windows might blow in. Of course, they encouraged everyone to shop while we waited out the storm. 😉 I brought back lots of restock stuff that we have been out of for a while, such as sterling silver clasps, the beautiful repro Czech buttons, and Uber Curly Pigtails among other things. I found a new supplier of sterling clasps set with Swarovski crystals …