Season's Beads

Welcome to our website. Our goal is to make and share beautiful unique beaded jewelry and ornaments for all life's seasons. If you find something you or your special someone will enjoy or are looking for custom-made pieces -- please contact the artist at margret@margret-a.com.

 

  • Aqua Waters

    Aqua Waters

    This aqua blue and green kumihimo necklace is braided in the Japanese tradition with satin cord and magatama beads. It is 18 inches long, with a 2-1/2 inch glass leaf pendant. Matching earrings highlight the aqua blue and green in the necklace. The 7-1/2 inch cuff is handwoven with seed beads and secured with a button and elastic loop.

  • Rosie Posie

    Rosie Posie

    A mauve-colored porcelain rose pendant is the focus of this 16-inch necklace with white, rose, and mauve porcelain and antique-silver spacer beads. Coordinating earrings and cuff with chevron design complete the set.

  • Kazuri Silver

    Kazuri Silver

    This 16-inch necklace includes black with platinum swirl free-trade beads from Kenya. Kazuri means "small and beautiful" and reflects the hand-dug, hand-shaped, and hand-painted clay beads that are an investment in women to change lives. Embellished with brushed silver focal beads and silver pearls, the necklace set also includes black and silver earrings and black and silver cube cuff.

  • Laguna Lace

    Laguna Lace

    A beautiful red, grey, and black-veined Laguna Lace gemstone adorns this 18-inch necklace embellished with red coral, black porcelain, and black and white Zebra Jasper beads. Earrings complement the set.

  • Silver Flowers

    Silver Flowers

    This cuff and complementary earrings are hand woven with black Tila beads as the base, gold seed beads, and silver stardust acrylic flowers "floating" on the top. A box-style tab clasp secures the 7-1/2 inch cuff.

  • Pink Flower Boxes

    Pink Flower Boxes

    This cuff (and complementary earrings not shown) are hand woven with pink Tila beads as the base, silver and black seed beads, and silver acrylic flowers "floating" on the top. A box-style tab clasp secures the 7-1/2 inch cuff.

Upcoming Events

If you are in the Chicago area this fall (2018), visit us for all-handmade, unique jewelry and ornaments for yourself or for gifting:

Oct. 20, 9:00 - 4:00, Conant High School, 700 East Cougar Trail, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

Oct. 27, 9:00 - 3:00, St. Alexander Parish Hall, 230 S. Cornell Ave., Villa Park, IL 60181  

Nov. 2 (5:00 - 8:00 PM) & Nov. 3 (9:00 - 2:00), Lake Barrington Shores, 64 Old Barn Rd., Lake Barrington, IL 60010

Nov. 10, 9:00 - 3:00, Darien Park District, 7301 Fairview Ave., Darien, IL 60561

Nov. 17 (10:00 - 4:00) & Nov. 18 (10:00 - 3:00), Village of Island Lake Parks & Recreation, 3720 Greenleaf Ave., Island Lake, IL 60042

Nov. 24 & Nov. 25 (10:00 - 4:00), Spring Valley Nature Center, 111 E. Schaumburg Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60193

Dec. 1 (8:00 - 3:00), Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1320 Dean Street, Woodstock, IL 60098 

 

 

 

 

 

Testimonials

Jean Van Horn from Colorado . . The necklace and earrings are beautiful, stunning, elegant, gorgeous. The colors are perfect for the holidays. I love homemade jewelry because it is unique and comes from the heart.

Merida Johns from Illinois . . . Margret A’s creative designs are more than jewelry….they are keepsakes!  Each piece resonates with a life and a soul of its own….a true gift from an artist’s eye.

Peggy Campbell from Michigan . . . Thank you for the wonderful jewelry. Your eye for color combinations is awesome. I always receive complements when wearing the pieces.