The Bead Works – Lancaster, PA

The Bead Works is located in downtown Lancaster at 52 North Queen Street. The entrance to The Bead Works is inside a small shopping center, but the storefront is visible from the street. It’s located beside the Gem Den.

Bead Works Storefront
The Bead Works Storefront

The Bead Works Parking

While there is some on-street parking in the city, it may be easier to park in the Prince Street Parking Garage and take a short walk to The Bead Works. The walk takes about two minutes from the Prince Street Parking Garage. It’s about a block and a half walk.

Hanging Beads
Beads to Choose From at The Bead Works

The Bead Works Process

The Bead Works is a bead shop and jewelry making studio. Beads can be bought “to go”. You can also create your jewelry onsite and leave with a custom necklace, bracelet, or earrings that you designed yourself!

Bead Works Earrings
Custom-made Earrings at Bead Works

To ensure a table is available for making your own jewelry, it’s best to call ahead. Walk-ins are accepted, but tables can fill, especially on weekends.

The Bead Works has a wide-variety of beads to choose. Choose from a variety of colors, shapes, and even letters to add to your jewelry. Keep track of your stones and prices using a worksheet.

Bead Worksheet

There’s also wire, chain, and other types of cords to finish your bracelet or necklace.

Bead Works Cords
Necklace and Bracelet Cords

Once you choose the beads and the pattern, they will create the necklace, earrings or bracelet for you from the wire, cord, or chain that you choose!

Bead Works Necklace
Custom Necklace Examples

The Bead Works also takes groups and birthday parties. Check out their website for more information.

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