Welcome to The Twisted Bead!

Inspired by Nature, Designed by You! Located in Edgewater, MD just south of Annapolis, we provide the Anne Arundel County and surrounding areas with everything needed to create beautiful, handmade jewelry. We are proud to be locally owned and operated since 2010 with the opening of our brick and mortar store. Now just four years later we have launched our new website offering you access to our fabulous inventory. We have a huge selection of findings and chain available in an assortment of metals. We have brands such as Beadsmith, Green Girl Studios, Swarovski crystals, Super-Duos, Czech, Hill Tribe Silver and many more. All of our beads are hand picked with attention to quality. We have over 6,000 different items in stock so please be patient while we continue to load them onto the website.
We always enjoy sharing completed projects and new ideas. Shop online or stop by the store, browse our beads and get inspired!

Call Us Today : (410) 956-5529 for further inquiries.

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Our Jewelry Designing Classes are geared to teach you the techniques needed to express your own creativity. The Twisted Bead’s experienced and helpful instructors will ensure that you never get left behind and leave with a wealth of new beading knowledge.

All classes are held in our design studio. We offer two to three classes a week at different times to accommodate a variety of schedules. Advanced registration and a non-refundable $10 deposit is required for all classes. Students are welcome to bring their own tools, if desired. Please be considerate of your fellow students and arrive early to select your materials. You may call 410-956-5529, send us an email, or stop by the store to reserve your spot.

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Celebrate your Birthday at The Twisted Bead!

Guests may choose from one of our pre-designed bracelet kits, or a customized project depending on your budget, age group, and size of group. Our studio is large enough to accommodate 12 – 14 people. You are welcome to bring cupcakes, beverages and presents to share in the studio. Please bring plates, napkins, or silverware as needed. Studio fees include the use of our studio, tools, and a professional finish on each jewelry piece. Reservations and a deposit are required for all parties. Please call 410-956-5529 with questions or to schedule your event.

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Gift Cards

Gift Cards from The Twisted Bead makes a great gift for any occasion or last minute idea for your favorite beader. They come in multiple denominations from $10 to $100 dollars and are redeemable in-store and on-line.