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Ayla's Originals

1511 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201


More than a fabulous bead store, Ayla's is also a haven for the creative soul in serach of instruction, support, supplies, jewelry and even repair. Come and enjoy the beauty, friendship and spirit!

When the bead shop where she purchased materials closed, this entrepreneur took a crazy chance and reopened it. The store is now a treasure trove of beads, gemstones, and jewelry for scores of designers and is also one of the top bead stores in the nation. Ayla’s own creations have been featured at Chicago's Field Museum and the Four Seasons Hotel. The shop offers with classes, support, supplies and repair.

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