Tuesday, January 25, 2011

BeadstoGo.com is Caravan Beads Chicago's online source for the best selection and latest trends in the beading community.

Our online store is just beginning. While we may only have a few categories to start, we will be adding more beads and product lines in the following weeks. We hope you find our selection, prices and customer service the best in the biz!

Please select below to see our available categories:



Sunday, December 5, 2010

Our Promise To You From Caravan Beads Chicago

We will be open late (until 8 pm) every Wednesday evening in December to help you with your holiday shopping and projects.

Remember, the staff here at Caravan are available at all times to help you with your projects.

Overwhelmed? Don't know where to begin? Just need a little advice? Just ask! We're here to help! Don't forget, we have a large worktable and tools that you can use any time the store is open. And as always, our advice, service, worktable, and the use of our tools are free!

Monday, October 4, 2010

Fall Show Schedule for Caravan Beads Chicago

See us at the following shows:

Sunday Oct. 10
Great Lakes Beadworkers Guild Bead Bonanza, Southfield Michigan.

Friday & Saturday Oct. 15 & 16.
Des Moines Area Bead Expo, State Fairgrounds, Des Moines Iowa.

Sun Nov 7.
Ayla's Originals International Bead Bazaar. Evanston, IL

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

We Still Have Room In Our Classes This Weekend

We still have room in our classes this weekend.

Freeform Wire Cuff
Friday, July 30 from 6:00 to 8:30

Beadgirl Bootcamp
Saturday or Sunday July 31 or Aug. 1, from 10:00 to 1:00

Crystal Spiral Rope Bracelet (photo above)
Saturday July 31 from 3:00 to 5:30

Star of India Bracelet
Sunday August 1 from 2 to 4:30

Sign up online at
www.caravanchicago.com or call 773-248-9555 to reserve your spot!

Hope to see you soon!

This Weekend's Free Lesson

This weekend's free lesson is
"Caged Pendant on Leather"

This weekend you'll learn how to cage a pendant with wire. You'll finish it off by attaching it to a leather or cotton cord, and we'll show you how to make the adjustable knot.
Kit: $15.00

Saturday July 31 from 1:30 to 2:30
Sunday August from 1:30 to 2:30

Call 773-248-9555 to reserve your spot as space is limited for these classes.

*Since we offer you the instruction for free, we require that you purchase the kits for each lesson when you attend each class.

Please do not bring guests or children to class. In fairness to your fellow students we do not allow "observers." All participants must purchase a kit as the lesson is free!

Upcoming Trunk Shows!

PerlAmore & Fancy Beads Trunk Show

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 13, 14, & 15.

Italian craftsman built empires and captured our imaginations with refined design skills and quests for beauty. These commitments through the ages have earned Italy the reputation as the world leader in fashion and jewelry design.

PERLAMORE brings these traditions to the personal expression trend of modular jewelry. The results are nothing short of spectacular!

Find the finest Murano glass bead designs, lined with sterling silver or 18k gold, and unique birthstone crystal-set beads - to work with other popular brand pieces, or to create something entirely new. PERLAMORE offers many exclusive products, to make your creations uniquely and beautifully yours. PERLAMORE also offers popular styles, to provide a complete line for your creation or collection.

Semi-Precious Trunk Show

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, July 30, 31 & Aug. 1.

Da Beads is showing off their new arrival of semi precious beads.
Lots of beautiful new sizes, colors, stones and shapes.

This weekend only...take 20% off all of our semi-precious strands including the semi-precious trunk show!