The store will be closed Friday April 14th for Good Friday. We will be open on Saturday April 15th regular hours 9am to 5pm.

Show Schedule

Our 2017 show schedule continues with 3 shows in Paris, ON, Montreal, QC and Toronto, ON this month.  There are many new items to show you. We hope you are able to stop this season and say hello.

Remember if there is anything that you would like us to bring specifically for you, let us know in advance so we can get them into the van.

Brantford Gem and Mineral Show

Paris Fairgrounds
139 Silver St.
Paris, ON

Saturday April 1st - 10am to 5pm
Sunday April 2nd - 10am to 5pm

Salon des Pierres, Minéraux et Fossiles de Montréal
Montreal Gem and Mineral Show

Centre Pierre Charbonneau
3000 rue Viau (metro Viau)
Montreal, QC

Friday April 7th - 3pm to 9pm
Saturday April 8th - 10am to 7pm
Sunday April 9th - 10am to 5pm

Toronto Gem and Mineral Show 

Don Mills Civitan Arena
1030 Don Mills Rd.
North York, ON

Friday April 21st - 4pm to 9pm
Saturday April 22nd - 10am to 7pm
Sunday April 23rd - 10am to 5pm


Creative Drop In

Stop by the store on Monday, Thursday or Friday afternoons for some creative fun. Bring any kind of creative project or come and look at the magazines and books in our library. It's a way to get out of the house to a warm, happy environment!


Are you looking for something creative to do this month? Why not join one of our classes and learn a new technique. We are offering 10 classes in April, from beginner Beading 101 to R.A.W. bracelet. There is something for everyone.
If there are new techniques you would like us to teach, please drop in and let us know or send us an e-mail and we would be glad to look into offering new classes.
Wednesday April 12th - 1:30-4pm - $45 *NEW*
Loom Beading 101 - Learn how to bead on a loom. You will create a small piece that could be made into a brooch or added to art work! A take home loom is included in the kit price.
Saturday April 15th - 9:30-12pm - $35
Spiral Rope Bracelet - Using seed beads, create a rope style bracelet. A great technique for necklaces and lariats. By change a few of the beads, one can achieve a completely different look.
Saturday April 15th - 1:30-3:30pm - $35
Tree of Life - Create a unique tree pendant with Artistic Wire and gemstone chips.
Wednesday April 19th - 1:30-4pm - $35
Peyote 101 - Learn beginner Peyote stitches including even count and tubular. You will be making a bracelet in this class.
Saturday April 22nd - 9:30-12pm - $60 *NEW*
Knotted Mala - Learn traditional knotting techniques to create a 108 bead Mala. Option for adding a tassel at the centre of your strand.
Saturday April 22nd - 1:30-4pm - $35
Beading 101 - Are you new to beading but not sure where to start or what all the terms mean? In this class we will clarify the basic tools needed to start beading as well as some of the stringing materials and supplies that are most commonly used. You will learn to make a pair of earrings and a bracelet complete with crimps and a clasp.
Wednesday April 26th - 1:30-4pm - $45 *NEW*
Bead Crochet - Create a tubular bracelet by crocheting beads on cotton thread. Experiment with smaller beads to make a necklace. *This class is labour intensive and projects will not be completed in class.*
Saturday April 29th - 9:30-12pm - $50
Russian Spiral Bracelet - Create a spiral bracelet with gemstone beads, crystals and seed beads.
Saturday April 29th - 1:30-4pm - $50 *NEW*
R.A.W. Tennis Bracelet - Learn to Right Angle Weave seed beads and crystals to make and elegant bracelet.
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