October 20th, 2014Get Creative at New Union Square Bead Shop
Somerville, MA – Somerville Ave. is looking a little brighter these days thanks to BeadKreative, a cheerful new store selling, you guessed it, beads. While the shop has beads of all types, it’s more than just a retail space. BeadKreative also sells jewelry and other local, handmade crafts, holds classes and birthday parties and seeks to be a gathering space for the community.
“We want to be a center for those that love beads,” said BeadKreative founder Mila Marcano.
Marcano has been besotted by beads since she was a child in Venezuela, making jewelry that she then gifted to friends and family or sold on consignment. But beading was just a hobby when she moved to the U.S. five years ago and then to the Somerville area to attend grad school at Tufts University three years ago.Continue Reading »