Brea Bead Works - Brea

Sept 8-10 

Sallie Licata Art Glass Trunk Show

along with Make 'n' Takes

Sept. 15-17

Gemstone Trunk Show

Sept. 22-24

Lampwork Trunk Show

More information to come


"Tassel Bracelet" that will be offered every day of the Shop Hop for $5. Many color combinations will be available to choose from. It is half gemstone and half wood beads.

Make 'n' Takes

Beadahs - Santa Monica

2017 Shop Hop Charm Bracelet

At each store you will receive a FREE charm. Visit 3 or more stores get a FREE charm bracelet and the OFFICIAL shop hop charm.

"Surfboard" earrings (or fish, someone suggested) that will be offered Sat. and Sun. 9/9 and 9/10, and also

Sat. and Sun. 9/16 and 9/17, for FREE.

Bead It! - Chino

Diane Whiting will be here on Saturday, September 9, to demo her new PRAW Starter Tool

Ocean Sky Beads - Carlsbad

Dicey Druzy
11am – 6pm ($90 + materials)
This stylish pendant with beaded cube beads converts into a dice game with collapsible cup. Students will learn to bezel a druzy bead, build perfectly fitting beaded cylinders and create dice made of beads. All skill levels and ages welcome! Previous experience with peyote stitch is recommended.

Rear View Mirror Ornament Essential Oil Diffuser. An essential oils diffuser is a tool to distribute essential oils into the air creating positive effects on the entire body. Diffusing is an effective method to address physical, mental, emotional and spiritual issues. $5.00 (super deal) Available all 3 weekends of the Bead Shop Hop

Friendship Bracelet with Silver Silk. $16

More information and a picture to come.

Open Friday-Saturday-Sunday at 9am during the Hop.

During the Hop we will feature Guest Instructor- Laura Andrews

These Make n' Takes will be taking place during the Bead Shop Hop. More information to come.

Rod will teach another wire jewelry project for the shop hop! This year it is a treble clef ring! Only $5

Come by during the hop (Sept. 8 - 24) and make yours.

$5 Pendant

Call us at 310.395.0033 to sign up. Limit of 16 students per class.

Payment of 
class fee is required to reserve your seat. Fee is refundable (minus a $5 handling fee) if canceled at least 72 hours before the event. Choose your materials and color ways well in advance of the class. We offer 10% off all class materials and of purchases on the day of the class.

Mountain Beadworks - Julian

Chandelier Earrings 

$10 (Lt. Siam, Jet, Crystal AB)

Just the Findings Kit $6.50 (purchase different crystal colors or beads

Each weekend of the hop we will feature this Adjustable Semiprecious Stone Bracelet.

Kits start at $15.

Dichroic glass trunk show, specializing in dichroic glass buttons, cabochons, and drilled pieces for earrings. A large selection of earrings and pendants will be featured.

Dream in Crystal
3pm – 6pm ($45 + materials)
Inspired by Laura’s heritage, this design echoes dream catchers of Chippewa, Lakota, Ojibiwa and other Native American nations. Crystals and gemstones provide an opportunity to re-interpret and honor our cultural predecessors. Using peyote, netting and right angle weave beadweaving techniques, we will celebrate beady history. This is an intermediate level class. Prior experience with right angle weave is essential for the fun to begin!

Gemstone trunk show with Rough & Tumbled 9/8-10
Vintage trunk show with Dara Spiotto 9/15-17

Rizo Pinwheels

1pm -4pm ($45 + materials)
Get to play with new Rizo beads. These beautiful new shapes of fringe beads stitch quickly and easily into floral links using a speedy version of square stitch. Next we’ll play with two-holed Super Duo beads. This will all come together to create a spinning garden of a necklace or bracelet. Depending on the finish of the Rizo beads, your creation can even be reversible.
All skill levels and ages welcome. A little prior experience with off loom bead weaving is helpful.

Leather n Pearl Slide Bracelet. You will have 4 color combos to choose from. Also, includes a Nifty Knot tool! $10.00 Available all 3 weekends

The Bouncing Bead - La Mesa

Dancing Bear Indian Trader - Escondido

Rock n Roll Wrapped Ring. Includes stone of choice, 10" sterling silver and ring mandrel!! Available Sept 8-10 or while supply's last $15.00

Diamonduo - Oh Bracelet & Chevron Duet bracelet

$16 for 7" bracelet + $2 for 8" bracelet

Bead Shop Hop started

Mala-style bracelet with a really easy needle tool from Beadalon. We will have kits which can include the tool or not. Or you can buy the needle separately any time. Even kids love to design bracelets on the needle, which is great if the holes are large enough. Wood, glass and even magnesite are perfect for this project.


Garden of Beaden - Upland

A Place To Bead - San Marino

$10 Chain and Cord Bracelet

   Beadology - Huntington Beach

Featuring Kits and Take & Makes by:

Bead Artistry Bead Kits
Freckled Pear
Semi Precious Trunk Show 
Unicorne Beads Trunk Show

The second weekend only (Sept. 15-17)

Annual Leslee Frumin Trunk show

Karen Nan Trunk show

All Make 'n' Take kits available all days of the hop. Kits will be available for those on the go as Take 'n' Make.

A Trunk Show will take place every day of the Bead Shop Hop. They will feature a great selection of Czech Firepolish, Pressed Glass and Buttons.

$8 Stud Bracelet

Beads and More - San Diego

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8-9  ONLY $10

Goblin bead and earring design by Sallie Licata    

Come by between 10a-7p

"Captured Shells Necklace" and is offered every day of the Shop Hop for $5. There are all different colored shells and will be on a ball chain necklace.

Southern California Local Bead Store Association

11am – 6pm ($90 + materials)
Escape to the bliss of mandalas in motion with this necklace that is also a functioning kaleidoscope. Our focus will be on beading a study cylinder of beads to house the kaleidoscope parts. Next we will move on to the joy of embellishing and enhancing. All skill levels and ages welcome! Previous experience with peyote stitch is helpful.

"Wrap Bracelet" that is offered the second weekend (9/15, 9/16 and 9/17), for $8. There will be three color combinations available.

Drawstring Locket/Essential Oil Diffuser
11am – 2pm ($45 + materials)
Learn a unique technique to create sturdy wire components with bead settings. Together these components can be used to create many different pieces of jewelry like multi-strand necklaces, bracelets, rings and best of all a drawstring locket. These components are fashioned on a surprising jig that will be yours to keep. All skill levels and ages welcome!