With years of experience in education and a passion for all things creative, Mrs Bead [aka Rachael Brennan] came to life when I decided to combine my love of teaching and learning with my fun jewellery-making hobby – it was a natural progression that was just meant to be!
I have a large range of specialist jewellery-making tools and 1000s of sparkling beads and I am really excited about helping you to create some amazing pieces of jewellery of your own!
1997 BA Hons Media with Management at Leeds University
2001 Launched the Schools Recording Project
2002 Certificate in Basic Web Design [HTML]
2002 Certificate in Small Business Financial Management]
2003 Top 10 Finalist in HSBC Start Up Stars National Business Awards
2003 Shell Livewire Entrepreneur of The Year Award
2004 Teaching Assistant
2005 Had a baby!
2008 Higher Level Teaching Assistant
2012 Best Teacher Award [Southpost Pleasure Beach Design A Ride Competition]
2013 Had another baby!
2013 Launched Mrs Bead jewellery making parties and workshops! / Higher Level Teaching Assistant
I wouldn’t be where I am today without the support of Mr Bead, Curly Pearl and Baby Bead (not their real names of course!) who have helped me to fulfil my dreams……