January 31, 2018
Originally published in 1922 in a booklet of postcard style photographs, Florida has been referred to as "The Winter Playground of the Nation" -- and as both locals and snowbirds can attest, Florida's beaches and natural beauty can't be beat.
If you've browsed the eclectic collection of art and jewelry at Island Cove Beads and Gallery over the past six years, you'll surely recall our unique Florida flair! The flowers, trees, birds, and sea creatures that call Florida home have inspired the many artists whose work we proudly display in our gallery.
This February, as we celebrate our 6th anniversary, we'll feature a collection of new Florida Flora & Fauna themed beads, art, and jewelry. Below is a summary of the official state symbols of Florida and a preview of what's in store for the Anniversary Party on February 24th!
Mark your calendars and join us on Saturday, February 24th to celebrate the 6th anniversary of Island Cove Beads. Fresh new art, beads, and jewelry will make their debut. And as Island Cove regulars can attest, many of these pieces are one-of-a-kind. Be sure to RSVP to the party and be one of the first to shop the new Florida Flora and Fauna collection. Oh, and we'll be serving key lime pie too - the official state dessert!
October 18, 2023
May 29, 2022
This month, Island Cove is featuring the Herringbone stitch. A geometric, versatile pattern for using different sizes and shapes of beads to create beautiful beaded jewelry!
Named after the backbone of the Herring fish, the 2 bead pattern creates a shape like a “v” similar to a chevron but not the same, and is then...
November 27, 2021
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