- Beading Classes
- Calendar & Class Dates
- Birthday Parties
- Beader's Night Out
- Third Friday Workshops
- Hours & Directions
- Contact Us
- Shop History
- Oak Park Arts District
Welcome to Bead in Hand We are a retail bead shop in Oak Park, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. We’re easy to get to by car or by public transportation. Please come visit us! If you are a beader, you won’t be disappointed – we have an extraordinary selection of all kinds of beads and beading supplies.
Classes Etc Click on the menu bar at the top for details about our classes, parties & special events. The calendar gives you a quick visual look at our upcoming schedule of classes.
Getting Here & Contacting Us The This & That tab will tell you how to get here, how to contact us, shop hours and a few other details about us.
Your email choices:
Weekly Email (the default) with reminders about classes, special events, new merchandise, etc.
Beader's Night Out Reminder: BNO is the first Tuesday of the month and we send the reminder the Monday before.
Oak Park Art's District: OPAD sends emails approx. once a month, prior to the Third Friday Gallery Walks.
More Choices: Let us know your primary interests: Polymer Clay, Precious Metal Clay, Seed Beading, Stringing, or Wire Work. We'll send maybe 4 to 6 emails a year specifically on these topics. (Please note that these are all PRE-checked, so you actually need to UN-check those that don't interest you.)
Bead In Hand is enrolled in the IGBA Green Business Certification Program, which helps businesses go green across nine areas of sustainability. The program is funded by the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation and administered by Triton College.
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