Hi! I’m Ashley Schor, owner of Bead It, which I opened with my sister, Katy Schor in 2002! She decided to hit the road and is working at trade shows all over the U.S. and I moved into the great location that we are in now at the corner of S.Lamar & Oltorf. A born and raised Austinite, I love finding and hunting old and used everythings… from merchandise to displays, I look for things in old antique stores, flea markets, and thrift stores. The inspiration for my store would be called “Antique Shop Gone Craft Madness”!! I hope you like!
Bead It is a treasure trove of vintage trinkets, charms, beads, and oddities sourced from all over the world! Our inventory is primarily antique and vintage. We believe that if we re-use old items, we preserve our resources and can find new inspiration from the past! With the love of vintage in our hearts, we also sell all of the basic needs for beaders; a beautiful selection of stones, a variety of clasps, amazing chain, tools, and an ever changing selection of trending items for you to peruse.
Family has been an integral part of Bead It! My parents have their own amazing wholesale company out of the Dallas-Fort Worth Area. Sandy Schor & Co. has become one of the largest vintage wholesalers for designers in the world. They sell to major brands such as, Betsey Johnson, Gap, Fossil, Chan Luu, and others. We all work together at shows, shop together in other cities, and are a family that always finds time for more love and laughter! Check out their website for merchandise and details on their show locations at www.beadsbysandy.com