Come visit us during our special open hours events.   We are operating our showroom like a gem show, with specific dates open:  no minimum purchase requirements, no appointment necessary and we are guaranteed to be there on those open hours dates!!  

Also note that during our open hours, nearly ALL inventory is displayed for your shopping pleasure and convenience.  ~ Hope to see you soon!

OPEN HOURS and The Bead Warehouse Specials!!  Scroll Down

E-mail us to inquire about new open hours or directions. Keep checking back to this page, times and dates will be posted as they are arranged.
Open Hours Schedule:

See us at the Gem Miner's Holiday Gem, Bead, Jewelry, Mineral and Craft Show
November 15th - 16th 2014

Lebanon PA Fairgrounds and Expo
Go to for more information

Open Select Weekends --Our lease has been extended!

Most 16" Beads and Fresh Water Pearls - 65% off!
Round and Round Faceted Beads - 50% off!

Discounts on Glass Beads, Plated Findings and Much More!!

Thursday, October 23,    Friday, October 24,         Saturday, October 25
Thursday, November 20,      Friday, November 21,        Saturday, November 22
    Friday, November 28                   Saturday, November 29
Thursday, December 4,      Friday, December 5,       Saturday, December 6

Stay tuned for 2015  January - March hours.   We expect to be closing our Warehouse late March 2015.

We are not closing our business, but reformatting how we conduct our business - stay tuned!

 Thursday, Friday and Saturday Above Dates Only 10am to 4:00pm - Winter Hours; Weather Permitting

Call or email in advance for an appointment for other times (301) 565-0487

Open Hours times on above specific dates only:  Weekday and Saturday hours when conducting special open hours on above specific dates:  10am-4:00pm,  otherwise we are by appointment and not at the showroom regular hours;
Check if there is bad weather, especially if there could be power outages.  We are vulnerable to power outages from downed trees.

**We will be open on Sunday by appointment only with a $500 minimum purchase and one week advance notice.
Other weekday appointments, no minimum purchase, can be made as well with advance notice.**


Marvin Schwab
The Bead Warehouse
2740 Garfield Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-565-0487, Fax: 301-565-0489

We do not have regular hours except when we are having special open hours. We are not at the showroom
on a regular schedule and are operating our showroom like a gem show announcing specific dates we are open or by appointment. It is advisable to call ahead before coming to the showroom UNLESS we are having open hours. We are usually closed on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and some weekends.
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