Briolette Beads

Welcome to Briolette Beads & More! 
Briolette Beads & More is located in the heart of downtown Forest Park. Briolette Beads, sister store to Caravan Beads of Chicago, carries a unique selection of craft supplies for the beader, altered artist, rubber stamper, or paper crafter.


We will be closing early today (probably around 3:00) due to the Blizzard.

We will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday. We will reopen for business as usual on Thursday.

Be safe, gather your beads, and work on a bead project while you’re snowed in!


Leslee Frumin will be braving the Chicago February to bring the brightness of Swarovski crystals and seed-bead weaving to us!

Five exciting workshops over three days: Friday, Feb 25, Saturday, Feb 26, Sunday, Feb 27. Dates and Decriptions are listed on the Bead Weavingpage.

Leslee Frumin, a bead and metal artist from San Juan Capistrano, California, teaches off-loom bead weaving as well as metal/jewelry techniques. She has been teaching for a number of years and truly enjoys it.

Leslee teaches at shows, bead societies, and store across the country, including the Bead & Button Show and BeadFest.


Our February Class schedule and registration is now online. Just select your interest at the buttons to the left.

Featured Class:


Boot Camp is a one-day intensive jumpstart for your beading skills. You will have the full Necklaces & Bracelets and Intro to Wire classes. You will learn about different stringing materials, wire gauges, and all sorts of findings to prepare you for your beading adventure. At the end of the day, you can proudly display a pair of wire wrapped earrings, a wire-linked bracelet and a necklace! A $75.00 value. All materials included.

Have you purchased our BeadGirl Boot Camp Class through the Groupon Special? Please read our important FAQs regarding your upcoming jewelrymaking experience!
Boot Camp is now available everyday that we are open.
Please call the store at least 24 hours in advance to register.
Tues & Thurs: 12 – 3, Wed & Fri: 5:30 – 8:30, Sat: 11 – 2, Sun: 12 – 3