Beads on the move – Eureka Crystal Beads has a new home

After many months of search for a perfect place Eureka Crystal Beads has¬†finally moved to a new home. Our new address is: 1005 Main Street suite 112, Pawtucket, RI 02865. We are located now in the Hope Artiste Village. Hope Artiste Village¬†is one of the largest mill restoration projects in Rhode Island. It is a … Continue reading Beads on the move – Eureka Crystal Beads has a new home

Mardi Gras Beads: Past, Present and Future

One thing that Mardi Gras is famous for is the volumes of sparkly beads that mark this annual celebration. But how did this tradition come about? Above: Mardi Gras beads on a fence in New Orleans The first Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans occurred in the 1830s but beads became associated with the festival … Continue reading Mardi Gras Beads: Past, Present and Future