Beauty and the Beads begin their 2018 Season!

After a nice winter hiatus to regroup and create new jewelry, Beauty and the Beads is back on the road.  Take a look at the Beauty and the Beads Schedule of Upcoming Events on this website.   You will see that we are in many different locations in the area between now and Christmas!


Posted on March 21, 2018 .

Summer Fun!

So Sharon and I are busy taking classes in photography, PMC clay, and booth design to up our game even more!   The Haverford Guild Show was a big success.   We enjoyed the two days  meeting new people and talking about our Kumihimo braids.  

WE are looking to begin on working our new designs for our summer ventures and fall shows.   Here are some examples of our new photos!

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Posted on May 25, 2017 .

Haverford Guild of Craftsmen Show

Sharon and I are now the co-vice presidents for the Haverford Guild of Craftsmen.  This group of dedicated artists are lovely to spend time with and are very serious about their work.   Come spend some time the weekend of April 30 at our new venue, St. Anastasia's School.  You will be impressed!

Posted on April 8, 2016 .

Season of gift giving but not Christmas!

Don't forget Beauty and the Beads Jewelry if you need a special gift for a First Communion, Graduation, Mother's Day and prom!

Here is an example of bracelet for a 7 year old making her First Communion this week! The bracelet is made of Swarovski crystal and pearls with a sterling silver cross. These bracelets are special order pieces so just contact us if you are interested. 

Posted on April 8, 2016 .

This week!!!

Anyone who is still shopping for the holidays (or can't resist buying a present for themselves)  - stop in this week at the Beauty and the Beads Holiday Shop!   Sharon and I have made many new pieces for our special home show guests.  We even have some very cute Christmas jewelry for those of you who love to wear seasonal bling!

Doors open this Wednesday (12/9) at 5:30 pm- 9:00 pm,  Friday (12/11) from 5:30 - 9:00 pm, and Saturday (12/12) from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Posted on December 6, 2015 .

Getting ready.....

Beauty and the Beads has been invited to many shows and events this holiday season.  Check out our upcoming events page for all the places you can find us between now and Christmas!

Check out this crystal and pearl necklace .... just right for holiday parties!   

Check out this crystal and pearl necklace .... just right for holiday parties!


Posted on November 4, 2015 .

New Bracelet today!

I added a fun new cuff to our collection today!   It is light to wear, is about 1.25" wide and goes nicely with your summer wardrobe!  Check it out on our products page!

Posted on July 29, 2015 .

Summer Fun!

As I spend the second part of my summer in West Cape May, I am busy beading and braiding!   I have worn this fun pair of earrings around town and received many compliments!  The resin starfish is embedded along with Swarovski chatons in crystal clay on a 1" gold or silverplate bezel.  Let me know if you want a pair!  $40 a pair!

Posted on July 27, 2015 .

Thanks for coming!

Last week our Pre-Summer Home Show was a big success!   It was so nice to see so many of you, our favorite customers!  I would like to thank Donna from DMZ Designs, Kat and Dani from Earth and Sky Soap Company and Jackie from JMG Organization and Cleaning for setting up and hanging out with us through the show!

Posted on June 16, 2015 .

Beauty and the Beads Pre-Summer Show this Week!

Beauty and the Beads Jewelry is hosting it's Pre- Summer Show this week at 36 Myrtle Avenue, Havertown, PA.   Sharon and I have been busy beading, braiding, and shining jewelry, setting up and taking inventory in order to present you with the best and latest jewelry in our line.  If you would like a sneak preview of some of our new jewelry, take a look at the slide show on the "About Us" page on this website!

This year we have added a few vendors to the fun.

Wednesday, June 10    5:00 - 9:00 PM - DMZ Designs
Thursday, June 11        5:00 - 9:00 PM - DMZ Designs
                                                        JMG Cleaning and Organization

Friday, June 12            5:00 – 9:00 PM - Earth & Sky Soap Company

About our guest vendors:

DMZ Designs - 
Personalized handcrafted home décor & gifts for every reason, every season!

JMG Cleaning and Organization - Need help to organizing and cleaning out your closets, basement, etc., JMG is the one to call!  

Earth & Sky Soap Company is run by two girls with a passion for creating handmade soaps + skin care the old fashioned way. 
Dani’s got her feet on the ground and Kat is the one with her head in the clouds. Together we’re dedicated to crafting fresh products in small batches (with lots of love and attention!) using only the best ingredients nature offers.
We truly love what we do.Our handcrafted soaps, body + facial scrubs, lip balms, and whipped body butter are available in our online shop at

Finally, in  order to upgrade our Social Media status, we are offering 10% of any piece of jewelry if you 'LIKE' the Beauty and the Beads page on Facebook.

We hope to see you at our show.  Everyone who comes has a great time checking out the jewelry, relaxing and snacking on our great treats!   

Carol and Sharon

Posted on June 9, 2015 .

What a great weekend show!

The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen Spring Craft Show was wonderful.  There were many amazing artists whose work was displayed beautifully.  The church and hall were packed with shoppers both days.  Sharon and I had a great time in our beautiful spot in the church.  We met some lovely guild members.  Thanks to all of you who came out and to the members of the guild who invited us to be a part.   The next guild show is in November.  Stay tuned!

Posted on May 4, 2015 .

New designs for new show!

This Friday and Saturday is the Haverford Guild Spring Craft Show at St. George's Episcopal Church in Havertown.  I have gone to this show many times to shop and have been so impressed by the quality of the crafts and skill of the artisans.  This is the first time  for Beauty and the Beads to participate as a vendor at this event.  Both Sharon and I have been working very hard to have many new pieces ready to go!   Stop by and see all the new jewelry.   We are stationed in the Church next to the Baptismal Font!  

Posted on April 30, 2015 .

Beauty and the Beads Home Show

Sharon and I will be hosting our semi-annual home show on Wednesday, June 10, Thursday, June 11 and Friday, June 12!   We usually host this show in April or May but our Beauty and the Beads schedule has been so busy that we could not fit it in!  (That's a good thing!)   So I hope to see as many of you as possible!  Check the website for details!!

Don't forget that we will be at the Haverford Guild of Craftsman Spring Craft Show this weekend.  It is going to be a great event with very talented crafters. The show runs on Friday, May 1 from 12:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday, May 2 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Posted on April 28, 2015 .

A special bracelet for Mother's Day

I have made a few expandable bracelets for Mother's Day!  The bracelets are made of non-tarnish silver plated wire and come with 8 different dangles - one which says "Mom." The bracelet costs $42.  If you are interested in the bracelet, just contact me and I will arrange to have it shipped or dropped off to you!  You can contact me (Carol McGarvey) by email at or right from this sight!

Posted on April 13, 2015 .

Spring is here!

After this long, very cold winter, it is wonderful to see crocus's popping up through the grass at the edge of my property.  I can even see some tulip and hyacinth leaves trying to burst through in the flower beds!  The kumihimo bracelet in this picture reflect the colors of spring.   The miyuki seed beads are enhanced with Czech pressed glass leaves and a flower brass button.  This one-of-a-kind bracelet measures 7.75" and is $42.   If you are interested, send me a Facebook message or email me at  

Posted on March 31, 2015 .

I am so sad to see Downton Abbey season ending that I created this new set!

I love watching Downton Abbey and hate that we have to wait a whole year between seasons.   I saw a piece of jewelry online and it reminded me of the show.  I added a slight modern twist to it!  Take a look at the soft green and golden shadow lariat necklace which is 28" long with a 3 1/2" focal dangle connected; matching bracelet and earrings!

You can find this lariat and the full set in the Shop!

You can find this lariat and the full set in the Shop!





Full length look!     

Full length look!


Posted on March 8, 2015 .

Local area customers pick up option!

Dear Beauty and the Beads Friends,

If you live in the local area and wish to pick up your purchase instead of having it shipped, just use the promo code "local pickup" on check out form.  This will negate the shipping fee.

Posted on March 5, 2015 .