Join Meant to Bead in celebrating our 10th anniversary!
To Celebrate there will be:
A Chain Maile Extravaganza
Featuring Sue Ripsch. 3 classes in two Days
PLUS BONUS she will be signing her NEW BOOK!
Oct 10th Bullseye Chain Maile Bracelet
Oct 10th Ladder in Maile w Twist Bracelet
Oct 11th Dreaming in Maile Bracelet

Saturday ONLY!
A Czech Bead Dealer will be in House with all their beads. Buy like a store and pick right from the vendor!
Pearls 1/2 off!

Both Saturday & Sunday
Artist Trunkshows
Make -n- Takes (while supplies last)
Mystery discounts at the register
Hourly Door Prizes!
Grand Prize a Chain Maile kit
from Sue Ripsch!

Hosea Heart will be collecting Orphan beads tat you can not use anymore. You will get an extra ticket for the door prizes if you donate.

Welcome to Meant to Bead, Sun Prairie/ Madison area's largest upscale bead store. We offer a wide selection of quality beads such as:

  • Semi-Precious Stones
  • Sterling Silver and Gold Filled
  • Czech Glass
  • Artist Lampwork
  • Fire Polished
  • Swarovski Crystals
  • Vintage German
  • Seed Beads and Delicas

Meant to Bead has a Beading room for:

  • Beginner Classes
  • Intermediate Classes
  • Custom made Parties
  • Working on personal projects when classes are not in session

Please support Beads for Hope!

Please consider donating (1) any beads you no longer need to the cause, (2) a gift certificate to our store which will be given to Beads for Hope, (3) $20 to make a high-quality bracelet for a child with cancer, or (4) your time to bead lanyards. We will do all the finishing work. You may also buy a lanyard to support the effort. Proceeds from the sale of the lanyards will be used to continue Katie's mission-creating bracelets (and hope!) for children with cancer. Read about Katie here.



"I love the selection of beads and how organized the store is layed out."

-Susan Johansson


Store Hours:

Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm