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Women's Beading Cooperative

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Definitely worth the trip

Women were beading when we were there. It is a very small shop with many items. They do not take... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2019
Karen M
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Made sure to stop here. Love that a portion of what you buy (80%!) goes to support the artists. The... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2019
Elizabeth B
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
La Gloria, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
+52 1 998 161 9659
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

Women were beading when we were there. It is a very small shop with many items. They do not take credit cards, so be prepared with cash. Prices are very reasonable and for an excellent cause. You will see the women working who benefit from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Karen M
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Made sure to stop here. Love that a portion of what you buy (80%!) goes to support the artists. The jewelry is beautiful and the lovely earring I got (3 pairs, some for gifts) were only $50MXN! Shop is a little hot. There is a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

We stop here every year we return to Isla. Just love all their wonderful pieces of jewelry. This year I brought two girlfriends and we purchased several pieces. They also re-sized some of our pieces to fit us. Also we found one larger necklace and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank gottavacation
Reviewed May 22, 2019

There were beautiful crafts made from beads and it seems that it's a very worthwhile program that helps women on the island make ends meet.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mrjettahead
Reviewed May 16, 2019

We made a trip specifically here once we heard of their mission. All of the items are hand beaded by local women and they get 80% off the money made off their pieces. What a great way to support the local families! And the jewelry...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank michelleH1838WI
Reviewed April 26, 2019

bought a great necklace, they are very flexible and can adjust or even bead your own request same day.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Rouane I
Reviewed April 23, 2019

Small shop with local woman beading and making beautiful jewelery. A great place to find a small gift and support these local woman.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank flipflopjunkies
Reviewed April 16, 2019

Beautiful, handmade beaded jewelry for a great price that helps local women! I bought 4 pieces from them (two for me and two for family members).

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank lyneelou811
Reviewed April 14, 2019

I enjoyed looking at the jewelry the women were making. There are some nice pieces for souvenirs to take home. I would rather give them money than a store owner in the marketplace, just to help them out. No pressure sale here and you only...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mootheart
Reviewed April 9, 2019

Wow, these ladies make beautiful jewelry. Great value. Excellent quality. Huge inventory. Don’t miss this.

Date of experience: February 2019
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December 21, 2016|
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Response from kfrlisw | Property representative |
The women's bead coop is open 9 - 5 Monday - Saturday. Closed Sunday!
June 13, 2016|
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Response from FSD17 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply. Like others said depends where you are staying. We found Isla to be very safe. We took taxis for the first few days and then opted to rent a golf cart for 5 + days. We stayed in a condo that was located... More
Gabrielle H
December 15, 2015|
Response from kfrlisw | Property representative |
I just saw your post! The bead coop is in La Gloria on the same piece of land as the Cruz Roja (Red Cross). Take the eastern Caribbean road past La Gloria and when you come to a divided road that goes east/west, (right... More