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Diane Fitzgeral presents... Beautiful Beads


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   About me.....Diane Fitzgerald is a bead collector and jewelry designer who works with a variety of beads large and small, old and new. Since 1989, Diane has taught classes at her shop, Beautiful Beads, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, across the U.S. and internationally. As a collector, she focuses on contemporary American art glass beads and European and Japanese vintage beads. Diane has traveled to South Africa to study Zulu and Xhosa beadwork and to Japan, Czech Republic, Germany, the UK and other areas to learn about the glass bead industry and meet beadworkers and beadmakers. Diane has a master's degree in Mass Communication from the University of Minnesota with a minor in Design.

Shop hours are by chance and appointment. Please call (612-333-0170) or e-mail me ( if you'd like to stop by.


Diane Fitzgerald
Beautiful Beads
115 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis MN 55401
Tel: 612-333-0170
FAX: 612-333-8122

All graphics and designs 2003 by Diane Fitzgerald