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Monty’s Beads Win Summer of Independants Award 2019

With a huge vote from the public and overwhelmingly positive feedback from the mystery shopper Monty’s Beads topped the retail category. Equipped with a jewellery making studio, Monty’s Beads host regular workshops to help budding jewellery makers hone their skills – from traditional silversmithing to bead stringing and even stone setting. The workshops are a hit with customers as they can choose their jewels and stones and make a beautiful one-off piece of jewellery.

“The sheer number of votes from the public made Monty’s Beads stand out: the owners’ knowledge, passion and commitment to customer service also shone through.”

Judges of Summer of Independents 2019

Read more about our exciting win Here

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What’s on in March 2020

March already?? Wow! It’s not too late to check off that New Years Resolution to learn something new…

Lessons

Tuesday 2nd – Stone Setting

Wednesday 3rd – Stone Setting

Thursday 4th – Silversmithing

Friday 6th – Precious Metal Clay

Saturday 7th – Stacking Rings

Tuesday 10th – Stone Setting

Wednesday 11th – Stone Setting

Thursday 12th – Silversmithing

Friday 13th – Earrings Experience

Saturday 14th – Beginners Stringing & Wire Wrapping

Tuesday 17th – Stone Setting

Wednesday 18th – Pearl Knotting

Thursday 19th – Stone Setting

Friday 20th – Stacking Rings

Saturday 21st – Bangles

Tuesday 24th – Stone Setting

Wednesday 25th – Stone Setting

Thursday 26th – Stone Setting

Friday 27th – Beginners Stringing & Wire Wrapping

Tuesday 31st – Stone Setting

*Please make sure to click here or contact us on 01392 413811 to double check times, availability, booking and information on any changes (information correct as of 29/02/2020)*

Bead Fairs

Sunday 1st – Kempton Park Gem ‘n’ Bead Fair

7th & 8th – Exeter Gem ‘n’ Bead Fair

21st &22nd – Cheltenham Gem ‘n’ Bead Fair

Saturday 28th – The Big Bead Show Sandown Park

*Again, please double check times here before making any travel arrangements for updates. We look forward to seeing you there!* Open

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What’s on in March 2020

March already?? Wow! It’s not too late to check off that New Years Resolution to learn something new…

Lessons

Tuesday 2nd – Stone Setting

Wednesday 3rd – Stone Setting

Thursday 4th – Silversmithing

Friday 6th – PMC

Saturday 7th – Stacking Rings

Tuesday 10th – Stone Setting

Wednesday 11th – Stone Setting

Thursday 12th – Silversmithing

Friday 13th – Earrings Experience

Saturday 14th – Beginners Stringing & Wire Wrapping

Tuesday 17th – Stone Setting

Wednesday 18th – Pearl Knotting

Thursday 19th – Stone Setting

Friday 20th – Stacking Rings

Saturday 21st – Bangles

Tuesday 24th – Stone Setting

Wednesday 25th – Stone Setting

Thursday 26th – Stone Setting

Friday 27th – Beginners Stringing & Wire Wrapping

Tuesday 31st – Stone Setting

*Please make sure to click here or contact us on 01392 413811 to double check times, availability, booking and information on any changes (information correct as of 29/02/2020)*

Bead Fairs

Sunday 1st – Kempton Gem ‘n’ Bead Fair

7th & 8th – Exeter Gem ‘n’ Bead Fair

21st &22nd – Cheltenham Gem ‘n’ Bead Fair

Saturday 28th – The Big Bead Show Sandown Park

*Again, please double check times here before making any travel arrangements for updates. We look forward to seeing you there!*

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What’s on in February 2020

We are a very active gang at Monty’s so here’s a quick run down of what we have going on in Feb…

Lessons:

Wednesday 5th – Beginners Silversmithing

Friday 7th– Beginners Stringing & Wire Wrapping

Saturday 8th– Beginners PMC

Tuesday 11th – Intermediate Stringing

Wednesday 12th– Beginners Silversmithing

Friday 14th– Bangles Experience

Saturday 15th– Stacking Rings

Thursday 20th– Silversmithing

Thursday 27th– Silversmithing

Friday 28th– Earrings experience

Saturday 29th– Beginners Stringing & Wire Wrapping

*Please make sure to click here or contact us on 01392 413811 to double check times, availability, booking and information on any changes (information correct as of 04/02/2020)*

Bead Shows:

15th & 16th– Lyndhurst Gem ‘n’ Bead

22nd & 23rd– Harrogate Gem ‘n ‘Bead

29th & 1st March- Kempton Gem ‘n’ Bead

*Again, please double check times here before making any travel arrangements for updates. We look forward to seeing you there!*

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Zodiac Signs & Gemstones

Aquarius


20th January – 18th February
The Water-Bearer

Garnet, Amber, Amethyst, Aquamarine, Lapis Lazuli, Hematite, Turquoise

Pisces

19th February – 20th March
Two Fishes

Amethyst, Amber, Cats Eye, Jade, Crystal Quartz, Aquamarine, Blue Lace Agate, Peridot

Aries

21st March – 19th April
Charging Ram

Bloodstone, Amethyst, Carnelian, Coral, Malachite, Rose Quartz

Taurus

20th April – 20th May
The Bull

Sapphire, Coral, Agate, Carnelian, Lapis Lazuli, Crystal Quartz, Azurite, Emerald

Gemini

21st May – 20th June
The Twins

Agate, Aquamarine, Citrine, Peridot, Tiger Eye, Emerald

Cancer

21st June – 22nd July
The Crab

Emerald, Amber, Moonstone, Aventurine

Leo

23rd July – 22nd August
The Lion

Onyx, Amber, Citrine, Garnet, Peridot, Crystal Quartz

Virgo

23rd August – 22nd September
The Virgin

Carnelian, Agate, Peridot, Rhodocrosite, Ruby

Libra

23rd September – 22nd October
The Scales

Peridot, Agate, Coral, Jade, Smokey Quartz, Carnelian

Scorpio

23rd October – 22nd November
The Scorpion and Eagle

Aquamarine, Amber, Bloodstone, Jasper, Malachite, Ruby

Sagittarius

23rd November – 21st December
The Centaur

Topaz, Amber, Chrysocolla, Jasper, Malachite, Moonstone, Tourmaline, Turquoise

Capricorn

22nd December – 19th January
The Goat

Ruby, Agate, Amethyst, Cats Eye, Garnet, Crystal Quartz, Turquoise

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