Burke Gems and Beads

Burke Gems and Beads Custom designed jewelry, ready to wear pieces, we host classes & exciting workshops, and buy gold! Come in and we can make your dreams a reality!

Our store has many extravagant gems and gorgeous beads to purchase. We sell and can make lavish jewelry that is custom for you. Our employees will cater to your needs the second you walk in the door and give fantastic advice and assistance as requested. We offer classes for almost every craft and skill, but we are still looking to add an even wider variety to our schedule!

Operating as usual

Snowflake Pendant/Ornament by Alla Maslennikova  - Zoom class hosted by Burke Gems and Beads Two class dates offered: 11...
11/03/2021

Snowflake Pendant/Ornament by Alla Maslennikova - Zoom class hosted by Burke Gems and Beads Two class dates offered: 11/21 and 12/11 Register online at https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/product-page/sunday-november-21st-snow-flake-pendant-ornament-zoom

Snowflake Pendant/Ornament by Alla Maslennikova - Zoom class hosted by Burke Gems and Beads Two class dates offered: 11/21 and 12/11 Register online at https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/product-page/sunday-november-21st-snow-flake-pendant-ornament-zoom

My view this morning from the deck  #morningcoffee  #virginia #woodbridge
10/21/2021

My view this morning from the deck #morningcoffee #virginia #woodbridge

My view this morning from the deck #morningcoffee #virginia #woodbridge

Join us for Bead and Tea tonight to meet designer Catherine Haedrich. She will introduce her project, Watch from a Dista...
10/06/2021

Join us for Bead and Tea tonight to meet designer Catherine Haedrich. She will introduce her project, Watch from a Distance, offered via Zoom on November 6th. For more information about the class and to register visit https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/product-page/saturday-january-8th-watch-from-a-distance-bracelet-zoom

Join us for Bead and Tea tonight to meet designer Catherine Haedrich. She will introduce her project, Watch from a Distance, offered via Zoom on November 6th. For more information about the class and to register visit https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/product-page/saturday-january-8th-watch-from-a-distance-bracelet-zoom

Registration is open for Swetlana Rohlloff gorgeous roses bracelet She is teaching first time for American students
09/29/2021
Friday, October 15th, 22nd: Roses Bracelet Zoom | burkegemsbeads

Registration is open for Swetlana Rohlloff gorgeous roses bracelet
She is teaching first time for American students

Date: Friday, October 15th, 22ndTime: 2PM -5PM ETInstructor: Swetlana RohloffCost: $90Kit: $TBA Materials may be picked up at the store or can be mailed to you. If being mailed, be sure to allow 5-7 days for delivery.

Sunday, October 17th: Mini Meditrranea Necklace by Laura Giusti via Zoom (9am-4pm EST)$90.00 for class, Kit Required $TB...
09/15/2021

Sunday, October 17th: Mini Meditrranea Necklace by Laura Giusti via Zoom (9am-4pm EST)
$90.00 for class, Kit Required $TBD. Register online at https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/product-page/sunday-october-17th-mini-meditrranea-necklace-zoom. Only three spaces still available! #handmade #handmadejewelry #beadstore #beadclasses

Sunday, October 17th: Mini Meditrranea Necklace by Laura Giusti via Zoom (9am-4pm EST)
$90.00 for class, Kit Required $TBD. Register online at https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/product-page/sunday-october-17th-mini-meditrranea-necklace-zoom. Only three spaces still available! #handmade #handmadejewelry #beadstore #beadclasses

Few spots are available
09/04/2021
Sun, September 26th & Sat. October 9th : Pagoda Zoom | burkegemsbeads

Few spots are available

Make this sophisticated free standing container( or case for scissors measuring 4.5cm. x 9.2cm). The oriental Pagoda roofed lid is centred with a 30mm twisted drop Swarovski crystal and edged with Crystal Pears. It has a double layer for rigidity. An elegant outer Pe**te stitch casing is enhanced wi...

In celebration of Labor Day and Rosh Hashanah, Burke Gems and Beads will be closed Sun - Tues 5-7 September 2021. Regula...
09/01/2021

In celebration of Labor Day and Rosh Hashanah, Burke Gems and Beads will be closed Sun - Tues 5-7 September 2021. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday including Bead and Tea from 6pm-8pm. Our guest designer on 9/8 will be Swetlana Rohloff. Contact the store if you need the Zoom link for Wednesday’s Bead and Tea.

09/01/2021

Great embroidery bracelet. Few spots left

Do you like embroidery? We have many colors of Ultrasuede for you.#embroideryart #seadbeadjewellery #cabochons #zoomclas...
08/27/2021

Do you like embroidery? We have many colors of Ultrasuede for you.
#embroideryart #seadbeadjewellery #cabochons #zoomclasses #burke #beadshops #beadshopping #virginia #ultrasuede

Do you like embroidery? We have many colors of Ultrasuede for you.
#embroideryart #seadbeadjewellery #cabochons #zoomclasses #burke #beadshops #beadshopping #virginia #ultrasuede

Just couple of spots left. Call the store to pay for kit. 703-425-3366
08/06/2021
Sunday, August 22nd : Diwali Zoom | burkegemsbeads

Just couple of spots left. Call the store to pay for kit.
703-425-3366

The colours in this particular necklace were inspired by a beautiful Sari worn by a young girl attending the Festival of Diwali at the centre where I run my bead group. Of course, it looks just as good in quieter hues.DATE: Sunday, August 22ndTIME: 9:00am -4:00pmINSTRUCTOR: Fran GriffithLevel: Inter...

Zoom with Fran Griffith on Saturday, July 31st!  If you have already registered, please contact the store with your kit ...
06/30/2021

Zoom with Fran Griffith on Saturday, July 31st! If you have already registered, please contact the store with your kit color preference. There are still a few spaces left for this beautiful and ingenious box in a necklace. It’s Ridiculous! https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/product-page/saturday-july-31st-ridiculous-zoom

Zoom with Fran Griffith on Saturday, July 31st! If you have already registered, please contact the store with your kit color preference. There are still a few spaces left for this beautiful and ingenious box in a necklace. It’s Ridiculous! https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/product-page/saturday-july-31st-ridiculous-zoom

Burke Gems and Beads will be closed for the day on Friday, June 25th and on Friday, July 2nd.
06/22/2021

Burke Gems and Beads will be closed for the day on Friday, June 25th and on Friday, July 2nd.

Burke Gems and Beads will be closed for the day on Friday, June 25th and on Friday, July 2nd.

Updated availability of cabochons for Floral Sparkle Pendant by Alla Maslennikova - Zoom class on Sunday, July 11th. If ...
05/28/2021

Updated availability of cabochons for Floral Sparkle Pendant by Alla Maslennikova - Zoom class on Sunday, July 11th. If you are registered or if you would like to register for this class please contact Olya at Burke Gems and Beads to make your cabochon selection. https://www.burkegemsbeads.com

Waterfall by Alla Maslennikova beautifully beaded and proudly worn by Doris!
05/15/2021

Waterfall by Alla Maslennikova beautifully beaded and proudly worn by Doris!

Waterfall by Alla Maslennikova beautifully beaded and proudly worn by Doris!

Sparkling Flora Necklace by Alla Maslennikova. Zoom class has been rescheduled from May 22nd to July 11th. A few spaces ...
05/10/2021

Sparkling Flora Necklace by Alla Maslennikova. Zoom class has been rescheduled from May 22nd to July 11th. A few spaces still available. Contact the store or visit the website to register. https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/product-page/Sunday-July-11th-royal-garden-pendant-zoom

Sparkling Flora Necklace by Alla Maslennikova. Zoom class has been rescheduled from May 22nd to July 11th. A few spaces still available. Contact the store or visit the website to register. https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/product-page/Sunday-July-11th-royal-garden-pendant-zoom

Bead and Tea Every Wednesday via Zoom 6-8 PM. Contact the store to request the link. This week we hope to be joined by A...
05/10/2021

Bead and Tea Every Wednesday via Zoom 6-8 PM. Contact the store to request the link. This week we hope to be joined by Alexandra Sydorenko who can discuss and preview her upcoming projects being offered this summer - Poppy Magic, Potion #5 and Blooming Dogwood. https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/beading-classes

The Anchor Pendant by Apollinariya Koprivnik. Zoom class being hosted by BGB on Saturday, May 15th. This is the second o...
05/05/2021

The Anchor Pendant by Apollinariya Koprivnik. Zoom class being hosted by BGB on Saturday, May 15th. This is the second offering of this class and it is almost sold out! Register online at https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/product-page/saturday-may15th-the-anchor-pendant or call the store to reserve your spot.

The Anchor Pendant by Apollinariya Koprivnik. Zoom class being hosted by BGB on Saturday, May 15th. This is the second offering of this class and it is almost sold out! Register online at https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/product-page/saturday-may15th-the-anchor-pendant or call the store to reserve your spot.

Address

9415 A Old Burke Lake Rd
Burke, VA
22015

Opening Hours

Tuesday 12pm - 5pm
Wednesday 12pm - 5pm
Thursday 12pm - 5pm
Friday 12pm - 5pm
Saturday 12pm - 5pm

Telephone

(703) 425-3366

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Single stones, strands of stones, seed beads, yarn, wire, chain, Chinese crystals, finished pieces, and many other items for creating jewelry from all over the world! Come check us out.

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Burke Gems Beads & Knits is Northern Virginia’s premier shop for all your beading and fiber art needs! Here you’ll find the largest selection of Seed Beads, Gemstones, Pearls, findings, all types of yarn for weaving, knitting and crochet, AND fiber for spinning—we have it all. We love to have fun and educate our customers with a wide selection of classes, designer workshops, trunk shows, pot luck, trips around the world & more. Our helpful staff will be happy to get you started on your next handmade creation.

Join us every Tuesday from 6-8p.m. for open bead and stitching night. And every last Sunday of the month we invite you to join us for a potluck from 12-5pm. We can’t wait to see you!

We are located at 9415A Old Burke Lake Rd, Burke, VA 22015

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alla maslennikova olya yampolsy Here's my brooch from Oct. 2nd class. Lovely class, thank you :)
Thank you for another great class Olya Yampolsky and Alla Maslennikova! 🪡❤️
Olya at Burke Gems and Beads has a full lineup of Zoom classes for April, May and June. Laura Guisti is teaching the Fenice necklace (in the photo) on Saturday, June 19. Click on the link to the Burke Gems and Beads' website to see them all. https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/beading-classes?page=2
Stunning two-day class with Alla Maslennikova via Zoom through Burke Gems and Beads , Burke, Va. Click the link for details and registration information. https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/product-page/saturday-february-27-28th-pedant-with-anna-bronze-findings
Gorgeous new classes with Anja Schlotman being offered via Zoom via Burke Gems and Beads . More project photos can be found on Olya Yampolsky 's page. For more details, or to register, contact Olya, owner of Burke Gems and Beads in Burke, Va., at [email protected] or call her at 703-425-3366.
“Unforgettable” Necklace coming soon on Zoom. Debuting February 2021 at Burke Gems and Beads.
Bead with Carla ZOOM Workshops Aug 16, 2020 - Flower Fairy Earrings - 11am-4pm Sept 20, 2020 - Reverse"O"ble Bracelet - 11am-4pm TBD - Snap and Flip Bracelet at Burke Gems and Beads Hope to Bead with You! https://mailchi.mp/c4c78257448c/zoom-bead-with-carla-workshops-2020
I finished the bracelet from the Tuesday evening Bead and Tea. Looks nice but several issues. One length of bracelet made without consideration of the end and toggle. And the toggle pieces do not work together. I am rating this a fail.
Olya Yampolsky of Burke Gems and Beads is working with Anja Schlotman to offer a class via webinar. For details or to register, please contact the store at 703-425-3366.
What’s everyone working on today? Show us your projects!
More great classes in March, including some this weekend, at Burke Gems and Beads in Burke, Va. Plus, two trunk shows, including one by Lisa Peters Russ. Click the link to see photos of all the events and classes being offered. https://www.burkegemsbeads.com/beading-classes
Burke Gems and Beads in Burke, Va, is in the planning stages of a Lisa Peters Russ trunk show. Tentative date is March 21, but keep an eye on Burke's page for information. Or send a friend request to Lisa!