We are in to the second month of our show season. You can see all our shows by clicking on the "Trade Shows" tab on our website. Some of the dates are tentative as we await for show contracts to arrive. We hope you are able to come and see us at one (or many) of our shows this year. We always love to see familiar faces and meet new people. 

Paris Gem and Mineral Show - Celebrating the 50 years!

Saturday April 6th - 10am to 5pm
Sunday April 7th - 10am to 5pm

Paris Fairgrounds
129 Silver Street
Paris, ON

Print off the below coupon to save $2 off admission. Only printed copies will be accepted, you can not show it on your phone.


Are you looking to learn a new technique this year? We are offering 8 classes in April. Classes must be paid for in advance and there is a maximum of 5 students per class. Fees include a kit.

Courses may not run if there is only one student signed up, grab a friend and make a day of it.

Saturday April 13th - 9:30 to 12pm - $65
Loom Beading 101 - Created a loomed bracelet with Czech seed beads. Kit fee includes a take home loom.

Saturday April 13th - 1pm to 3:30pm - $65
3D Mini Star - Learn to combine peyote and herringbone stitches to create warped squares. Zip them together to create a star. *This technique is labour intensive; you will  not complete the project in class.

Tuesday April 16th - 1:30 to 4pm - $45
Wrap Leather - Weave Tila and seed beads between leather to make a wrap bracelet.

Saturday April 20th - 9:30 to 12pm - $65
Beaded Scarf - Using 8/0 seed beads, create a beaded scarf with a netting technique. *This technique is labour intensive; you will  not complete the project in class.

Saturday April 20th - 1 to 3:30pm - $60
Tila & SuperDuo Wrap - Using seed beads, Tila and SuperDuo beads, create a double wrap bracelet. This pattern can also be used to make a single or triple wrap.

Tuesday April 23rd - 1:30pm to 4pm - $45
Beading 101 - Learn the basics of beading including crimping a bracelet, making earrings and an overview on stringing materials and tools.

Saturday April 27th - 9:30 to 12pm - $45
Fringe Earrings - Learn the traditional brick stitch to create a pair of fringe earrings.

Tuesday April 30th - 1:30 to 4pm - $45
Dutch Spiral - Using seed beads in different sizes, create a spiral rope bracelet. This technique can be used to make necklaces and lanyards as well.