January 18, 2017
This October, Island Cove Beads & Gallery challenges you to take a creative escape. Forget about the upcoming holiday season and enjoy the here and now. Take time this month to foster your inner designer and boost your creative skills. We invite you to explore the five new Castaway Bead Mixes and to get lost in the possibilities.
The 5 Castaway Bead Mix bottles
Creative Castaways - what will you create with your bottle?
If you're trapped on a desert island...what's the one thing you'll pack with you? Your jewelry-making gear of course! Pop the cork on one of our Castaway Bead Mix bottles and start designing a new pair of earrings, making a bracelet or necklace, or start bead-embroidering a special project. There are enough goodies in each little bottle to make a few items. Each glass bottle includes: 30g of seed beads, glass pearls, 3 matching charms, genuine seashell beads, and Czech fire polished beads in various shapes and sizes. All you need to add is your stringing material and a clasp!
Each of the five Castaway Bead Mixes were inspired by one of Colleen or Sue's favorite beach locales:
The Castaway Launch Party
Join the Island Cove crew for a Castaway Launch Party on Saturday, October 22nd from 6-9pm. Come dressed in island-themed couture and enjoy our selection of tropical drinks and snacks.
Shop the Castaway Bead Mix collection and the refreshed assortment of sea glass beads and genuine seashell beads too - available in whole and half-strands.
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
October 31, 2021
Dominoes inspire artist Susan Sudnik, an instructor at Island Cove Beads in Indian Rocks Beach, FL, to create whimsical holiday-themed dolls.
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