Now Open by Appointment!

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has provided specific guidelines for retail stores regarding Coronovirus-related closings. Based on this new information, we have decided to re-open Praha Beads and Jewelry by appointment only.

Please know we value your safety. That is why upon entering the Boutique, we ask that each of you disinfect your hands with hand sanitizer that we provide.

Paying close attention to the items each customer touches, Tracey will clean the items between appointments.

We will not be offering any workshops through the month of April. However, we do have three new DIY projects available on our Etsy site for purchase.

To make an appointment for beading supplies, or her finished jewelry line, please contact Tracey at

[email protected]


We are also increasing our Etsy listings of unique Czech glass beads and our handcrafted jewelry line,

Praha Jewelry Design.

[email protected] for more information. Of course, we also provide USPS shipping throughout the US and worldwide.

We will continue to re-assess whether to remain open by appointment only, or offer shorter shopping hours and days.

Please check our website for the most current information and be sure to sign up for our email list so that you receive the most up-to-date information regarding Praha Beads and Jewelry.

Wishing each of you, your families and friends good health and safety during this stressful time.

All Workshops Temporarily Suspended

Thank you for those who registered for Praha Jewelry Design workshops. However, until further notice, all workshops are suspended until we get through the Coronavirus. Refunds will be provided. Please check back for any updated information. Additionally, to receive the most up-to-date information on all Praha Jewelry and Beads happenings, please sign up for our email list. And, a big thank you to all for your patience and understanding as we navigate through this difficult and stressful time.

Check out our DIY projects on Etsy!

Selecting beads and gemstones is a hands-on thing. Jewelry makers and designers cannot simply purchase items online. We need to touch them.

Tracey Navratil - Owner of Praha Beads and Jewelry

Czech Glass Beads

Praha Beads and Jewelry Glass Beads

Venetian Beads

Praha Beads and Jewelry Venetian Beads

Swarovski Crystals

Praha Beads and Jewelry Swarovski Crystals

Semi-Precious Gemstones Priced Individually

Praha Beads and Jewelry Semi-Precious Gemstones

Semi-Precious Gemstones, European Glass Beads,

Freshwater Pearls, Vintage Beads, Tools and Findings,

Weekly Jewelry Design Classes

Praha Beads and Jewelry

"Praha" is Czech for Prague. I am of Bohemian descent and my husband's family is from Prague. I travel to Prague and other European cities as often as I can to find glass beads that cannot be found online or at gem shows in the States. I take special pride that each piece in the boutique is hand-selected by myself and is something I would wear.

The Praha Beads and Jewelry boutique is a dream come true for me. I've always been torn between my love of purchasing fine semi-precious gemstones and specialty beads and creating my own jewelry line, so I've decided to combine them in one boutique.

In my experience, purchasing gemstones and glass beads is a form of therapy. Looking for the perfect specialty bead can be a transformative experience. And as we know, certain gemstones provide healing qualities for those who hold and wear them. For this reason, purchasing gemstones is a very intuitive thing. We offer a wide selection of jewelry components and finished jewelry in a relaxed and calming setting in a European-inspired boutique.

--Tracey Navratil

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Also, please tell us of the jewelry-making components and classes you would like Praha Beads and Jewelry to offer.

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We sincerely appreciate your interest in Praha Beads and Jewelry.

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215 S Union St., Suite # 6

Alexandria, VA 22314



[email protected]


Wed-Sat: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sun: 11:00am - 4:00 pm
Mon & Tues: Closed