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SPECIAL JANUARY STUDIO HOURS - closed Sundays, Mondays*, Tuesdays, Open every Friday 10am to 530pm and Saturday 9am to 5pm, Open by appointment only on Wednesdays and Thursdays.  *Open January 16th 10am to 530pm for MLK Day. Normal Studio hours resume in February.  These are our normal January hours for the past 5 years, as we match open hours with retail shopping patterns in downtown Stoughton. 
 
Scheduling a class is an appointment, and last year we were practically full every Wednesday and Thursday with classes, so don't forget to schedule your "cabin fever" class early.   You just need one friend to join you, and you can pick any class at any time.

BEADS & BREWS - Premium Chevron Bracelet – Jan 18th

Enjoy free appetizers and one free drink in a friendly and social setting as you learn to make jewelry!

Diakonos Designs will host this new event again on Wednesday, JANUARY 18th, we will meet at VIKing Brew Pub in downtown Stoughton from 530pm to 8pm.   Bring a friend and stay afterwards for dinner.  Tickets are still available.  

Make TWO bracelets like examples shown below for just $35! This class includes all instruction and materials  - NEW Chevron bead choices for 2017!- which are artfully strung on leather with metal rings and a button clasp – no tools needed. Learn design, layout, stringing, and sizing.  

NEW PRODUCTS
SHORTY CHEVY BRACELET KITS NOW AVAILABLE!
As seen in February 2017 Bead and Button Magazine.  This kit makes three separate "shorty" Chevron Bracelets.  Ideal for groups of friends, sisters, bridesmaids and more. We use artisan bead mixes paired alternately with textured rings to form a chevron (zig zag) pattern - the possibilities are endless!  As with all our kits, we assure all components are sized properly to work with each other. TURQUOISE VERDE is shown.

Details:  Kits come with all materials needed and complete instructions to make three shorty bracelets with up to 2.5 inches of focal beads. We use artisan beads, and 6mm rings strung on natural leather cording.  We take a standard Chevron bracelet kit and add 2 more buttons, and 2 more pieces of leather.  If 19 choices are not enough, be sure to check out sister bracelets: Big Chevy, Leafy Chevron, and Chevron with Focal. Priced $20 - $24.



Diakonos Designs
art inspired by faith
   
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Believe   Create   Inspire
For we are God's masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.      -- Ephesians 2:10
 


Diakonos Design Studio is dedicated to creating beautiful clay beads and jewelry that make a unique faith statement.  Becky Guzman is the founder of Diakonos Designs and each piece of jewelry made at her studio is unique, like people -- no two are exactly alike.  "I love the idea that each of us is like a poem or handmade creation that is especially created by God for His specific purposes on earth."  In the same way, each piece of jewelry is unique and specially created for a specific purpose.

Diakonos Designs derives its name from the Greek word "diakonos," (pronounced 'dee-ak'-on-os') which means "servant of a king."  It embodies the intention to serve others with beautiful jewelry that can inspire the wearer and create opportunities to talk about their faith. 

Diakonos Designs jewelry pieces are created using hand-made earthen clay focal beads combined with copper and brass accent beads, semi-precious stones and leather cording.  We use the highest quality components including Vintaj Brass charms and findings, and natural Greek leather.  

We specialize in prophetic jewelry that testifies to the truth of Jesus Christ - or you can design your own unique jewelry that boldly declares your faith, and depicts Christ's transformation in you - by using our studios custom tools and supplies. We offer a wide selection of Christian symbols including crosses, fish, hearts, doves, butterflies, and dozens more.  Check out the Symbolism page for details about the various charms and components that can be a part of your new jewelry!

Located at 187 E Main Street in Stoughton, WI (above Cheesers), our retail store serves South-Central WI.

JANUARY STORE HOURS
FRI 10AM-530PM
SATURDAY 9AM-5PM
SUNDAY, MONDAY*, TUESDAY - CLOSED
WED & THURS - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
*=OPEN 10AM-530 MLK MONDAY 16TH

PLEASE click HERE and scroll down for all exceptions to hours, and store holidays before driving here.

STORE phone number is 608-873-0210.
Emergency cell phone numbers:
Becky:  608-575-5642  Ed: 608-515-6973

Visit our retail locations:
Malabar Coast Coffee- Stoughton
ProBuColls Bookstore - Milwaukee
Cornerstone Gallery - Baraboo
Elmbrook Church Bookstore- Brookfield
Redemption Bookstore, Onalaska, WI
UW Health Gift Shops, Madison/Sun Prairie
Brushwood Folklore Center, Sherman, NY
Hospital Gift Shop - Stoughton
Wollersheim Winery - Prairie Du Sac 
The Agora at Waldo's Hill- Antwerp,OH
Galena Cellars Winery, Galena, IL
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