BDC will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day, to allow our staff and our selves to feast with Friends and Family. We will return at the Regular Time on Friday, "All Colors" Day.

Janu Gems Trunk Show at BDC

Nov 22, 2019 – Nov 24, 2019

Theodore of Janu Gems brings his trunk show back to BDC for 3 days this weekend. In addition to the Precious and Semi-Precious Gems, Pearls, and Natural Stones at Great Prices, he is bringing loose stones and finished jewelry. Also, if you like larger stones, Theodore is offering Special Pri...

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BDC Closed Labor Day.

Sep 2, 2019 – Sep 2, 2019

Yes, BDC is CLOSED Monday, Sept. 2nd for the Labor Day Holiday. So, if you are planning to spend some "you time" working on a beaded project, double check that you have all the "consumables" that you'll need. Nothing is a frustrating as getting stuck needing stringing material, or glues, or to...

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Janu Gems Trunk Show @ BDC

Aug 7, 2019 – Aug 8, 2019

International Gem buyer brings Precious & Semi-Precious Beads & Stones to Beads at Dusti Creek, this Wednesday & Thursday. 11AM - 6PM.

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Crystals Galore.

(And there's even More. They didn't all fit into the picture.)

Our Customers always want to know, "What's New?" And, to be honest, sometimes it's hard to know what the next new thing will be. But this time, we knew, because it took weeks to get everything "organized."


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Is Dad "Old School"?


Is Dad "Old School"? By that we mean, is he most comfortable relaxing with a good book? Let's say he's working his way through "The Longest Day: D-Day June 6, 1944" maybe he'd like to mark his place with a unique, hand crafted bookmark. Nothing overboard, but something that speaks to his ma...

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"Crown Jewels" for Every(wo)man

Jun 7, 2019 – Jun 8, 2019

Theodore, of Janu Gems, is returning to BDC for Two Days Only, this weekend, Friday & Saturday. (No Sunday on this visit.)

As always, Theodore is bringing Natural Stones, Pearls, Coral, and even more, as well. He says, "In addition to all the Precious gems you know, I'll have Loose stones yo...

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Larry Hermsen "Silks of Asia" Trunk Show

May 17, 2019 – May 19, 2019

Dear Friend,
Just a reminder that I'm having final "Silks of Asia" sale of silks and other textiles. My collection of exquisite handwoven silks and other textiles from Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar (Burma), India and Japan will be offered at 30% off everything. If you've been to my sales in t...

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8 months ago
The employees here are absolutely wonderful people. They were both very genuine and excited to talk about everything in the store. We happened to wander in and were instantly in love with the place. They helped us with so many different things and were incredibly knowledgeable. We aren’t from the area and they gave us a lot of recommendations of places we should visit. They were very informative of many things and seemed to genuinely really love what they do. I’d recommend anyone to stop in and at least see what they have to offer.
- Stephanie P
3 weeks ago
Good selection and nicest staff!
- Jessica N
8 months ago
I had a rainbow colored letter M on a necklace that I needed to replace because the bead broke. Since I got the original fimo clay alphabet beads from this store, I went back to ask if they had another one. They didn't have an M, but I can adapt a W, so my Morse Code necklace is still good.
- Laurie S

Our Experience is the Difference

Casual corner shop providing high-end, crystal & handmade beads, plus findings, tools & classes.

There are very few secrets in beading. But there is a lot to learn. Ancient Egyptians created & used beaded ornamentation. Other cultures beaded, even further back. She wasn't there, but Dusti has decades of beading experience, first as a hobby, and then as a business. Beading is a very broad category & she has studied virtually all of the processes & techniques in vogue in recent history. Your benefit? Simple. Dusti selects & stocks our store with the products that she herself uses for her own projects. Products that offer the best value & quality. Repairs: Long experience gives deep insight into how a piece with sentimental value can have new life. But not cost an arm a leg to repair. We invite you to come for a visit.

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4848 Southeast Division Street
Portland, OR 97206
United States

Business Hours

Mon:12:00 – 6:00 PM
Wed:11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sun:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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