UK Bead Suppliers

This page has UK based suppliers of beads. All suppliers will ship internationally unless otherwise stated. All links open in a new window. Content checked February 2018.

The African Fabric Shop

UK supplier of African beads including recycled glass, plastic, paper and brass beads, shell beads, banana fibre and bone beads.

Alchemy and Ice

UK supplier with a wide range of Sterling Silver – Gold Filled – Thai Karen Hill Tribe Silver – Balinese Sterling Silver, Gold Vermeil – 24kt Gold Plated Sterling Silver – Bali Gold – Thai Gold Rose Gold Vermeil – Pink Gold Plated Sterling Silver in Thai & Bali Silver English/Australian Artisan Glass Lampwork – handmade here in own workshop. Semi-Precious Gemstones – Freshwater Pearls – Swarovski Crystals Czech Firepolished – Glass Pressed Beads – Beadalon – Beadsmith Vintaj Natural Brass – Tierracast Precious Plated Pewter Jewellers Bench Tools for Metal Working – Chasing Hammers and Mandrels.

Aldridge Crafts

UK supplier of craft items including beads, findings, rubber stamps, stringing materials, wire and tools.

Anita’s Beads – Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex

UK retail shop and online supplier of beads including miracle beads, polymer beads, freshwater pearls, glass pearls, glass beads, Miyuki beads, Chinese crystal, Millefiori, Swarovski crystals, Venetian glass beads, shell beads, semi precious beads, beading kits, Shamballa beads. They also run beading workshops.

Bamba Beads

UK supplier of beads including glass beads, semi-precious beads, freshwater pearls, shells, wood beads, Peruvian seeds, Ghanian filigree beads, Kashmiri beads, Thai Hilltribe beads, ceramic beads, bone and horn beads, vegetable ivory beads, metal beads, sterling silver beads, acrylic beads, coconut and banana leaf beads, bells and charms. Also supply findings, tools, cord, wire and beading magazines.

Bead Addict

UK supplier of beads including Murano glass, crystal pearls, Czech glass, dichroic, enamelled, fused glass, freshwater pearls, metal beads, semi precious beads, Swarovski crystals, Miyuki cubes. Findings, wire and thread, tools and watch faces.


UK supplier of acrylic beads, ceramic beads, glass beads, metal beads, Pandora style beads, semi precious beads, wood beads, seed beads, pearls and shell beads, chips and nuggets, pendants, findings, crystals, charms and components.

Bead and Button Bazaar – Solihull, West Midlands

This retail bead shop also runs jewellery making classes from beginners through to advanced. Off loom beading classes, tiara making classes, knotting course, polymer clay bead class, chainmail workshops.

Bead Aura – Covent Garden, London

UK supplier of bone beads, ceramic beads, cloisonne beads, crystal beads, glass beads, metal beads, metal charms, plastic beads, silk flowers, Venetian style beads, wood beads, glass pearls, semi precious beads and stones, findings and clasps, chains, ribbon, wire and threading materials, jump rings, tools, storage and gift boxes, kits, books and magazines. Retail store and online shop

The Bead Base – Basingstoke

UK retail shop selling beads and beading accessories. They also run workshops.

Bead Boutique

UK online shop supplying hundreds of beautiful beads of various shapes and sizes in glass, crackle glass, polymer, wood, acrylic, fabric, silver plate, metal alloys, crystal, hematite, red agate, purple agate, black agate, white agate, blue agate, red jade, green jade, white jade, green onyx, black onyx, blue quartz, rose quartz, coral, amethyst, pyrite, lapis lazuli, aventurine, stringing materials, eg tiger tail, elastic, nymo, nylon, waxed cord (15 different colours, 1mm, 1.5mm and 2mm), leather cord, silver plated wire, gold plated wire, coloured aluminium wire, memory wire, copper wire, brass wire etc, handcrafted fashion jewellery, gemstone jewellery, sterling silver jewellery and fine silver jewellery.

Bead Crazy – Perth and Aberdeen, Scotland

UK Retail bead shop with online sales. Stocking a wide range of beads including fabric beads, acrylic beads, clay beads, metal beads, glass beads, wooden beads, vintage acrylic beads, chain, stringing and threading materials and findings. They also run workshops.

Beadiful Supplies

UK supplier of acrylic beads, strands of beads, gemstone beads, glass beads, pearls, resin beads, seed beads, Swarovski crystals, Vintaj components, stringing materials, findings, tools, craft wire, boxes and bags, books.

Beading Amazing

UK supplier of acrylic beads, European beads, glass beads, metal beads, seed beads, wooden beads, gemstone beads, pendants, charms, chains, clasps, findings, links and connectors, stringing materials and tools. Free delivery on orders over £30.

Beading Fantastic

Beading Fantastic not only stock a wide range of excellent quality beads and findings such as Cezch fire polish beads, Miyuki seed beads, Swarovski crystals and semi-precious gemstones, but also has a selection of craft products for jewellery making including resin and enamels.

Bead Master

UK supplier of gemstone beads and cabochons, Czech glass beads, bone beads, metal beads, porcelain beads, wooden beads, plastic beads, acrylic beads and cabochons, Swarovski crystals, pearls, metal findings and components, chain, wire and cord, tools, packaging and wedding accessories.

The Bead Pot – Canterbury

UK retail store with an online shop. Supplying bags and jewellery boxes, books, buttons, cameo pendants, charms, dog tags, plated findings, storage, threads, tools, watch faces, acrylic beads, bone beads, burnt horn beads, ceramic beads, coconut beads, cotton stripy beads, crochet round beads, fabric covered beads, glass beads, metal beads, polymer clay beads, resin beads, shell beads, wood beads, kakuri nut beads, Pandora/Troll style glass beads, seed and bugle beads, semi precious stone beads, tagua nut beads, Swarovski crystals, sterling silver findings, chain and beads.

Beads and Bows

UK bead supplier stocking a wide range including wooden beads, crochet beads, 361L stainless steel beads, 925 sterling silver beads, glass beads, seed beads, gemstones,  cloisonné beads, material covered beads, number beads and buttons for beads. On top of that they have a great selection of findings, crystals, feathers, glass cats eyes, haematite pendants, jewellery bags, pearls, ready made jewellery, rose buds & flowers, sterling silver jewellery, hair bows, pendants and shells.

Beads and Crystals

UK specialist suppliers of Swarovski® Crystal Fashion Components. Also supply findings, glue, leather thongs, ribbon, stringing wire, chain, tools.

Beads and More

UK supplier of glass beads, metal beads, millefiori beads and crystal beads. They also sell findings, packaging, stringing materials, chain and tools.

UK supplier of gemstone beads, metal beads, cabochons, pearls, glass beads, shell beads, wooden beads, Swarovski crystals, tools, thread and wire, and gold and silver findings, beads, tube and components. Wholesale and retail sales online.

Beads Shop Wigan – Wigan

UK supplier of gemstone beads and nuggets, Murano glass beads, Mother of Pearl and shell beads, porcelain flower beads, lampwork beads, fossil beads, acrylic beads, artwood beads, Spectra glass beads, millefiori beads, Desert sunglass beads, pendants and focal beads, Swarovski crystals, tiara making supplies, memory wire, cord and thread, chain and findings.

The Bead Scene Studio

UK supplier of beads, findings and tools. Seed beads, glass beads, crystals, pearls, charms, Czech fire polished beads, watch faces, kits, Japanese seed beads, silver plated findings, end caps, chains, clasps, bookmarks, wire and wire mesh, storage and accessories.

Beads Direct

UK supplier of Art Clay, acrylic, resin and plastic beads, bone and horn beads, ceramic and clay beads, fabric beads, glass beads, metal beads, Miyuki beads, pearls, seed beads, semi precious beads, shell beads, wooden beads, Swarovski crystals, chain, findings, components, stringing materials, wire, gift boxes, tools.


UK based bead and component supplier with glass beads, Swarovski crystals, lampwork beads, Pandora style beads, pearl glass beads, Czech glass beads, seed beads, semi precious gemstone beads, pendants and charms, sterling silver findings, silver plated findings, gold filled findings, stringing materials and tools

The Bead Shop – Manchester

UK supplier of glass beads, spacer beads, wooden beads, pearl beads, Pandora style beads, Swarovski crystals, Kashmiri beads, semi precious beads, seed beads, rondelles, wire beads, buttons, cloisonne beads, catseye beads, bone beads, ceramic beads, cameos, letter beads, miracle beads, plastic beads, fimo beads, animal beads, shell beads, bells. Findings, pendants and charms, stringing materials, tools. They also run beading classes.

The Bead Shop – Nottingham

UK based supplier of beads including glass, metal, ceramic and wooden, Swarovski crystals, tools, wire and stringing supplies and tiara making supplies.

Bead Shop UK

UK based supplier of semi-precious stone beads, free form cabochons, freshwater and Akoya pearls and Sterling Silver Bali beads. Hand crafted designer jewellery by “Reflections”. Wholesale prices with no minimum order.


UK supplier of beads, findings and beading accessories, chain mail and jump rings. Large selection of jump rings including aluminium, stainless steel, silver and gold tone, brass, copper and bronze, sterling silver, anodized titanium and niobium, rubber o-rings. Huge selection of beads including metallic and stone effect glass, crackle beads, glass pearls, fire polished glass beads, leaves, spacers, daggers and drops, Japanese Tensha beads, Greek metal beads, Greek ceramic beads, Porcelain beads, Murano focal beads in a wide range, Czech lampwork beads, Bali silver beads, precious metal beads, toggles and clasps, cones, caps and bails, findings, gemstone beads and focals, Cubic Zirconia, wire, tools, stringing materials and kits.


This specialist UK bead site provides unusual copper, gold, bronze and fine silver coated Greek ceramic beads (sometimes known as Mykonos beads) and 925 silver findings. The beads they stock include one-of-a-kind lampwork glass beads, handmade polymer clay beads, Murano glass beads and Greek and Bulgarian ceramic beads.

Beads Jar

Beads Jar is an online supplier for all of your jewellery making and beading supplies. They supply high quality beads sourced from around the world and are continuously updating their site with brand new products to meet the current trends and feed your imagination. They have a huge range of seed beads, glass beads, soutache cord, kumihimo braiding, semi-precious gemstones and more.

Bead Solutions – Paignton, Devon

UK supplier of Crystallized™ Swarovski Element, Bohemian Crystal, Czech Glass Beads, Freshwater Pearls, Seed Beads and Delica Beads, Metal Components, Tiara Bands, Hair Combs, Wire and Cord, Tools. Retail store and online sales. Also offer classes.

Bead Stampede

Bead Stampede offers a range of gorgeous beads and useful tools including Miyuki and Toho seed beads: 6/0, 8/0, 11/0 and 15/0, Miyuki and Toho cylinder beads: Delicas and Treasures, Miyuki and Toho shaped beads: drops, magatamas, triangles and Tilas, Czech beads: fire-polished, daggers, Rizos, round druks, teardrops and spikes, Focal and accent beads: stone and gemstone, ceramic, glass and silver-plated, Needles: Tulip of Japan beading needles and Beadsmith Big-Eye needles, Beading Threads and Cords: S-Lon (Superlon) and C-Lon, Tools and Accessories: Tulip of Japan bead crochet hooks and awls, storage, bead mats, clippers, and more.

The Bead Store – Mevagissey, Cornwall

This UK supplier carries a wide range of beads and jewellery findings, including glass beads, gemstone beads, shell beads, pendants, settings, cabochons, chokers, rings, charms, stringing materials, books and tools.

Beads Unlimited

UK based wholesale and retail supplier of beads of all varieties, findings and components, chain and wire, packaging and display items.

Bead Supermarket

UK supplier of bugle beads, Swarovski and Chinese Crystals, glass beads in a variety of colours and designs, Miyuki and Matsuno beads, plastic beads, spacer beads, wooden beads, threads and wires, tools, books, findings, clasps and chains.

Beads with a Twist – Sturminster Newton, Dorset

UK retail bead shop offering jewellery making classes.

Beadz Bazaar – Frome, Somerset

UK supplier of beads, charms and pendants, findings, chain and stringing materials, kits and tools. They also run classes and beading parties.

Bejewelled with Crystals

UK supplier of Preciosa beads and crystals.

Bellore Rashbel – Hatton Garden, London

UK supplier of beads including semi precious beads, glass beads, silver beads, gold beads, gold and silver clasps and findings, leather cord and tools.

Big Bead Little Bead

UK supplier of acrylic beads, bugle beads, ceramic beads, crystal beads, glass beads, metal beads, natural beads, vintage beads, seed beads, semi precious beads, charms, cords, thread and wire, findings, chain and tools.

Bijoux Beads

UK supplier of ceramic beads, metal beads, acrylic beads, semi precious beads, crystal beads, pearls and shell beads, wood and natural beads. Useful catagorisation by colour. Also supply findings, chain, threads, wire, chain and tools.

Blueberri Beads

UK supplier of hand made ceramic beads and jewellery. Also have some useful tutorials.

Bluestreak Beads

UK supplier of bali beads, Swarovski Crystal beads, glass beads, pearls, silver findings, shell beads, gemstone beads, Venetian glass beads, sterling silver beads, Pandora style beads, lampwork beads, seed beads, pendants, bugle beads, bead stringing, foiled glass beads, jewellery making kits, jewellery tools and findings.

Bonkers Beads – Wolverley, Kidderminster

UK supplier of beads including seed beads, glass beads, ceramic beads, dichroic beads, metal beads, resin beads, findings, thread and tools. They also run wirework, chainmaille and jewellery making classes.

Bunyip Beads and Buttons

UK supplier of shell beads, resin beads, glass beads, foil lined glass beads, bone beads, buttons, charms, findings, cotton, leather and Accuflex thread. Also run workshops.

Burhouse Beads

UK wholesale supplier of beads, pearls, tools, packaging, display items, components and findings. You have to open a trade account to buy from them which requires you to provide proof of your business.

By Keiara – Folkestone, Kent

Lampwork glass bead making classes for all levels. Also sell unique glass beads.

Candy Crystal

The UK and Europe’s largest supplier of Japanese style, kawaii deco craft supplies and cabochons! Plus we now sell a wide range of rhinestones, pearls, jewellery making findings, embroidered patches and much much more.

C J Beaders

UK suppliers of TOHO beads, Beadalon and Griffin products, findings, components and clasps, tools, bead stringing supplies, wire and cords.

Chameleon Designs

Hand made lampwork beads, some with silver cores, bead sets and focal beads.

Charisma Beads

UK bead supplier with Miyuki Delica cylinder beads, Miyuki Double Delica cylinder beads, Miyuki Rocailles, Miyuki hex-cut rocailles, Miyuki Bugles, Miyuki 4mm cubes, Toho 11/00 triangles, Miyuki triangles, threads including Nymo and C-Lon. John James Beading Needles. Beadlooms. Findings. Books and Magazines.

Charming Beads

UK bead supplier with semi precious beads, Czech Crystal beads, Indian handmade beads, Pandora style beads, mother of pearl beads, synthetic beads, seed beads, glass pearls, porcelain beads, fancy glass beads, findings, chain, wire and components.

Charm Supplies

UK supplier of charms, metal and glass beads, jewellery making components and findings and jewellery making tools.

Choosy Beads

UK supplier of beads including crystals, rondelles, fire polished glass beads, pressed glass beads, lampwork and foil beads, glass pearls, Czech pearls, gemstone and shell beads, Toho seed beads, Tibetan silver beads, acrylic beads, metal beads, Swarovski crystals, wood and rubber beads, threads, tools, charms, chain, spacers and findings.

Chrystal Rose Design Crafts

UK supplier of acrylic beads, acrylic flowers, bails and connectors, bead caps and cones, clasps, metal beads, charms and pendants, lampwork beads, chains, wire, cable, thread, rubber tubing, enamelled copper wire, glass beads, focal beads, findings and kits.

Cookson Gold

UK supplier with a full range of Art Clay, PMC, copper clay, bronze clay, kits, tool and moulds. Also sell wire and sheet metal, a huge selection of beads, findings and packaging.

Craft Jam

UK supplier of beads, cabochons, charms, components, findings, chain, cord, elastic, wire and tools. They also provide an acrylic laser cutting service.

The Crafty Beggar

UK supplier of acrylic beads, resin beads, glass pearls, semi-precious beads, toggles and clasps, seed beads, crackle beads, shell beads, chain, cord and thread, findings, tools and charms.

Create Your Style

UK supplier of Crystallized™ Swarovski Elements, beads, pendants, pearls, crystal yarn, cupchains and findings, buttons and fasteners, zippers, metal trimmings and plastic trimmings.

Creative Beadcraft

UK supplier of bone, shell and horn beads, acrylic beads, ceramic beads, Czech glass beads, metal beads, plastic beads, wooden beads, semi precious beads, Swarovski crystals, pearls, wire and chain including sterling silver and antique chain, findings, jewellery components and tools.

Crystal Parade

Crystal Parade specialize in Rhinestone Crystals selling through wholesale and retail trade. Although less than one year old we are already one of the leading suppliers in the UK supplying Swarovski Crystals to individuals and businesses alike.

The Crystal Phoenix

UK supplier of jewellery making findings and tools, wire and chain, Bali beads, Czech glass beads, hematite beads, ceramic beads, Miyuki beads, seed beads, silver plated beads and sterling silver beads.

Crystals and Ice Bead Shop

UK supplier of Art Clay, Art Clay Copper Clay, glass beads, Miyuki beads, Pandora style beads, Swarovski crystals, metal beads, freshwater pearls, plastic and acrylic beads, rubber beads, semi-precious beads, shell and coral beads, findings, tools, stringing materials, brass and Vintaj. They also have a retail store in Cardiff.

The Curious Bead Shop

US supplier of Czech glass beads and waxed linen cord in rich and saturated hues from this Etsy shop.

The Curious Gem

UK supplier of beads and findings. Gemstone beads, Thai silver, sterling silver and gold filled.

Deborah Beads – Colchester Essex

Retail bead shop, no online sales. They also run silver metal clay classes, jewellery making classes, wirework classes and beginners classes.

Dizzy Beads

UK supplier of Shamballa style beads, plastic beads, resin beads, Fimo beads, ceramic beads, glass beads, seed and bugle beads, metal beads, fabric beads, beaded beads, rhinestone beads, shell beads, wooden beads, nut and coconut beads, gemstone beads, findings, tools and equipment, thread, wire and chain, charms, cabochons and buttons. They also have a range of moulds. Free UK delivery on orders over £10.

Eastern Character Beads

UK based Ebay shop selling all kinds of beads including porcelain, crystal and gemstone beads, mother of pearl and pearls.

E Beads and Crafts

UK supplier of beads and jewellery making supplies, wedding craft supplies and ready made jewellery.

EJR Beads

UK supplier of Art Clay, beads, pearls, sterling silver beads, copper beads, polymer clay beads, ceramic clay beads, lampwork glass beads, vintage beads, Baltic amber, niobium and titanium findings, sterling silver and copper findings.

Eternal Flow

UK stockists of sterling silver 925 charms, beads, findings, pendants, 24 k gold vermeil beads and findings, gemstone and murano glass beads, cords and ribbons.


UK supplier of unique Peruvian ceramic beads. They also supply leather and hemp cord, findings and jewellery.

The Gallery Bead Shop – Tollcross, Edinburgh

The Gallery Beadshop is Scotland’s largest independent bead shop, stocking over 3000 beading delights including fabulous freshwater pearls, gorgeous gem strands, striking sterling silver and various vintage beads and findings, as well as all your usual beading needs like threads, wires, plated findings, tools etc. 

Gemstone Boutique – Leeds

Gemstone Boutique is a small business run by mother and daughter team Mary and Tamsin.  They exhibit regularly at bead fairs throughout the country from Perth to Uxbridge and run small workshops/classes in North Leeds. They stock Czech Peacock Beads; Swarovski bicones and rivolis (many in hard-to-come-by colours); jewellery findings in silver ,gilt, black, copper, brass and sterling silver; Czech size 15’s and size 15 charlottes; also coming shortly online Czech size 9’s, 5’s and large 32’s; gemstone cabochons and focal beads;  a small range of stunning dichroic glass cabochons; Kumihimo supplies, PMC and polymer clay. Accredited PMC training centre.

GJ Beads – Hayle, Cornwall

UK suppliers of bone beads, glass beads, ceramic beads, acrylic beads, metal beads, plastic beads, semi precious beads, wooden beads, seed and bugle beads, findings, stringing materials, cord and wire, tools. Retail store and online sales.

Halfpenney’s – Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington, Lancashire

UK mail order bead supplier. Also run beading workshops.

Heath Morgan

UK supplier of Pandora stye beads, Swarovski crystals, glass beads, semi precious beads, Shamballa style beads, Toho seed beads, tools, accessories and findings.


UK supplier of PMC, metal clay tools, Swarovski crystals, semi-precious gemstone beads, Toho seed beads, wood beads, shell beads, beadalon wire, Bohemian crystals, glass beads, sterling silver beads, metal beads, tools, ribbon, cord, chain, findings and components.

Ilona Biggins

UK supplier of semi-precious stones, fresh water pearls and semi-precious beads, shells, glass and findings.

Impressions Crafts

UK supplier of jewellery and beading kits and acrylic beads. They also run jewellery making and craft classes.

Infinite Crafts

UK supplier of craft items including wooden beads, glass beads, Greek clay beads, plastic beads, metal beads, findings, glass paint and enameling supplies including kilns and kiln furniture, enamels, millefiori and copper blanks in a wide variety of shapes and sizes.

International Craft

UK wholesale supplier of semi precious stone beads, beads and glass cabochons, pearls, coral and shell beads, Swarovski crystals, jewellery findings, wire and threading materials, tools, packaging and display supplies. Minimum order £25.

JED Jewellery Supplies

UK supplier of vintage glass especially faceted glass rhinestones, chatons, foiled and non-foiled and flat back cabochons including beautiful Swarovski Crystal.


UK supplier of beads, threads, findings and gemstone beads. Swarovski crystals, pearls, silver plated beads, Czech glass beads, seed beads, chain, wire and tools.

Jewellery Maker

UK supplier of gemstone beads, findings, threading materials, chains, jewellery making kits, tools and accessories. They also have a number of video tutorials showing basic wire working and beading techniques.

Jewels and Tools

UK supplier of crystals, gemstones, findings, silver sheet, wire and tools.

Jewel Toolcraft

UK supplier of jewellery tools, beads and cabochons, enamelling supplies, findings, kilns, metal and wire. Also supplies PMC kits.


UK supplier with an eBay shop selling a wide range of Glass Pendants, Czech Glass Beads, Lampwork Glass Beads, Silver & Gold Foil Glass Beads, Swarovski Pendants, Gemstone Pendants, Gemstone Beads, Findings and some handcrafted Jewellery.


UK supplier of lampwork beads, chunky beads, acrylic beads, connector beads, woven beads, porcelain beads, unusual beads, charm beads, Swarovski crystals, wood, clay and shell beads, spacer beads, metallic beads, findings, components, wire and chain, knitted wire and stringing materials, tools.

Josephine Wadman

UK supplier of handmade lampwork beads.


UK based supplier Kernowcraft sells everything from PMC, natural gems and crystals to tools, findings and a huge range of beads.

Kerrie Berrie – North Laines, Brighton

UK based retail and online shop supplying beads including Czech glass beads, Lucite beads, frame beads, shell beads, table cut beads, handmade lampwork beads, metal beads, porcelain beads, acrylic beads, Indian glass beads, wooden beads, bicone beads, fresh water pearls, semi precious beads, bead caps, spacers, tools, findings, chain and wire. They also run jewellery making classes.

Little Beader – Rayleigh, Essex

Retail shop and online supplier of beads including metal beads, glass beads, fire polished beads, Swarovski crystals, seed beads, glass pearls, plastic beads and pearls, lucite beads, wood, bone and shell beads, gemstone chips and beads, bags, boxes and display, tools and accessories. They also run beading and jewellery making workshops.

The London Bead Shop – Kentish Town, London

This retail store in London also has some stock for sale online. It’s a rather frustrating site to use until you find the things for sale but when you get there it has some nice seed and delica beads, Swarovski beads, stones and pearls, sterling silver beads and findings, silver cast beads, findings and components, watch faces and purse frames


UK supplier of acrylic beads, cats eye beads, cloisonne beads, fresh water pearls, gemstone beads, glass beads, gold plated beads, millefiori beads, seed beads, rocailles, silver plated beads, Pandora style beads and wooden beads. Chains in sterling silver and plated, findings, charms, pendants, threads and wires.

Mr Bead

Large selection of beads and pearls. Beads include semi precious stones, metal and gothic beads, cloissone beads, coral beads, lava beads and wonderful amber beads. Tools, jewelry beading thread and wire, components and findings are also supplied.

Nebula Beads

UK online bead shop specializing in high quality Japanese seed beads, like Toho and Miyuki.  Also stocking a range of Czech glass fire polished and pressed glass beads, as well as Indian lampwork, cabochons and much more.

Northern Beads – Darlington

Retail bead shop.

Nosek’s – Just Gems

UK supplier of jewellery findings and components, Swarovski crystals, Preciosa, Czech glass beads, Matsuno seed beads, Miyuki, magnetic beads, Millefiori, tools, stringing materials.  

Oaks Jewellery Crafts

UK supplier. Jewellery findings and components. Gold and Silver plated earring fittings, ear wires, jump rings and headpins to metal beads, eye pins, crimps, bails and pendant mounts, magnetic clasps & catches, lobster clasps, bolt rings, barrel screws, barrel clasps, butterfly backs, ear clips. High quality Sterling Silver jewellery findings and components, including silver jump rings, headpins, silver bails, silver pendant mounts, lobster claws, earring posts, butterfly backs, triangles, crimps. Jewellery making tools, flush cutting pliers, rosary pliers, round nose pliers, flat nose pliers, crimp pliers, jump ring tools. Tool Kits. Swarovski beads with Swarovski Crystallized ™ – Elements, Swarovski bicone beads and round beads,  flat back cabouchons, tube beads, coloured crystal rondelles , white and cream coloured imitation pearl beads, spacer beads, faceted glass beads, glass foil beads, glass beads, hot fix Swarovksi crystals. Swarovski crystal buttons. Sterling Silver and Gold and Silver Plated pendant chains, curb and trace chains, soft flex wire, suedette cord, leather cord, Sterling Silver chains, gold plated, chains, box and Figaro chains, Belcher chain.

Oaktree Crafts

UK supplier of beads, cabochons, findings and threads.

Old Bicycle Shop

This UK mail order company specialises in hard to find vintage beads from 1900-1980, vintage metal pieces, Claspgarten clasps, Czech charlottes and a wide selection of modern Czech faceted beads. 

Oriental Direct

UK based oriental bead and handicraft supplier. Semi precious gemstone beads, pearl beads, ceramic/porcelain beads, Chinese lampwork beads, cloisonne beads, buttons and other interesting items. They also sell wholesale.

The Oxford Bead Shop – Cowley, Oxford

UK retail bead shop in Oxford. Runs classes in introduction to PMC, PMC rings and pendants, PMC Certification classes from the PMC Studio. Also runs silver work, beading, enamelling and jewellery making classes.

Pandahall Beads

UK supplier of glass beads, sterling silver beads, woven beads, acrylic beads, alloy beads, foil glass beads, bone beads, fimo beads, wood beads, coral beads, cloisonne beads, gemstone beads, Czech glass beads, lampwork beads, millefiori beads, pearl beads, porcelain beads, shell beads, Swarovski beads, Tibetan silver beads, findings and wire, toggles and clasps, chains and tools.


UK supplier of pearls with a huge range including pearl jewellery and loose pearls. Also supply clasps and catches, findings, wire, cord and tools.

Pink Cat Charms and Crafts

UK suppliers of a range of craft charms along with other crafts and jewellery making supplies. They also have their unique Message in a Bottle gifts, the alternative to greeting cards. Browse through their site and take a look at the wide range of charms and jewellery findings, including Message in a Bottle gifts, Enamel Charms, Tibetan Silver charms, Acrylic or Alloy charms for sale or other jewellery making supplies.

The Place to Bead

UK supplier of Thai Hill Tribe Silver products, which include beads, charms, pendants, toggles and clasps, Bali Silver beads, charms, copper beads and findings, freshwater pearls, ceramic beads, lava beads, lucite beads, Vintaj natural brass, semi-precious gemstones and glass beads.

Pony Beads

UK supplier of pony beads, acrylic beads, clay beads, fabric beads, glass beads, metal beads, resin beads, seed beads, shell beads, wires and threads, tools, storage and craft items.

Precious Sparkle Beads

UK supplier of gemstones, semi-precious stones, pearls and some one-off speciality beads in sets of three for pendants and earrings. Offers discount on larger orders and free shipping in the UK for orders over £50.

Puffafish Lampwork Beads

UK supplier of hand made lampwork beads.

Rashbel – Hatton Garden, London

UK supplier of PMC, Art Clay, tools, beads, chains, metal etc.

Rebecca Weddell

Gorgeous lampwork beads hand made by Rebecca. She also runs classes in lamp working in her Sussex studio.

Regal Crafts

UK supplier of bugle beads, crystal beads, glass beads, gem beads, metal beads, plastic beads, seed beads, semi precious beads, wooden beads, findings, thread, chain, wire, tools.

Riverside Beads – Market Deeping, Peterborough

Bead and findings retail shop with online supply of metal beads, glass and freshwater pearls, Swarovski crystals, Indian glass beads, Czech glass beads, acrylic beads, wooden beads, cotton wrapped beads, crackle glass beads, crystal rondells, Pandora beads, seed beads, shell chips, fabric beads, Fimo beads, kits, findings, tools, charms, chain and cord, books. They also run regular jewellery making and Art Clay classes.

Robin’s Beads

UK supplier of Japanese seed beads made by Toho in sizes 3, 6, 8, 11 and 15, triangles, hex cut, magatamas, Treasures, Miyuki drops and mixes, Czech glass beads, lucite beads, Swarovski Elements, needles, tools, quality findings, Artistic wire, threads, cord, wire, magazines and lots more.

Rock Shop Wholesale

UK based wholesale supplier of crystals. Cash and carry showrooms in Huddersfield. Currently no on-line sales but you can call or email them from the web page to order a free catalogue.

Rosarama Beadcraft

UK supplier of beads, pearls, glass beads, Miyuki beads, Pandora beads, tools, knitted wire and findings.

Seasons Wholesale

UK wholesale supplier of beads and jewellery findings as well as a range of ready made jewellery items. Minimum order size £50. Trade only.

She Beadz

UK manufacturers of polymer clay beads, charms and pendants at wholesale prices. They also supplier metal, acrylic, resin and wooden beads, findings and components, tools, glue etc.

Shiney Rocks

UK supplier of hand made lampwork beads, crystallised Swarovski elements, semi precious gemstones, glass beads and pendants, shell beads, Miyuki beads, findings, wire and stringing materials, chain and tools.

The Silver Corporation

UK supplier of beads including copper beads, porcelain beads, semi precious beads, glass beads, seed beads, Venetian beads, gold filled beads and Swarovski crystals. Vermeil gold, silver findings, copper chain, thread and tools. Free postage to UK addresses.

Silver Moon Beads

UK supplier of beads including gemstone beads, pearls, shell and mother of pearl beads, Hill Tribe sterling silver beads, sterling silver beads and charms, silver plated beads and charms, Swarovski crystal beads and pendants, glass beads and pendants, acrylic beads, chains and loose chain, clasps and bails, findings and earwires, thread, cord, ribbon and wire, tools.

Smitten Beads

UK supplier of charms, clasps, connectors, glass beads, pearls, metal beads, semi precious beads, crystal beads, glass focal beads, silver beads, resin beads, natural beads, chain and wire, tools, stringing materials and findings.

Somerset Beads

UK supplier who stock a wide range of beads and beading supplies for jewellery making, crafting and other beading projects, including semi precious gemstones, glass beads, glass crystals, acrylic beads, metal beads, sterling silver, findings and more. 

Sophie and Toffee

UK craft supplier with pearls, cabochons, findings, aluminium and crystal chain, beads, molds and kits.

Soul Silver

UK supplier of lampworked beads and jewellery from this Etsy shop.

The Southampton Bead Shop – Southampton, UK

UK bead supplier with an online and retail shop. Large selection of beads from their online shop. They also run workshops.


UK supplier of beads, tools, findings, wire, glue, books and kits for the beader.

The Spellbound Bead Company – Lichfield, Staffordshire

UK online and retail bead shop supplying Chinese lampwork glass beads,Czech Fire Polished faceted Beads, Czech Cut Crystal Beads, Czech and Japanese Seed Beads, Czech Bugles, Miyuki Delica, Glass Pearls, lots of beautiful Indian hand made Glass Beads and Czech pressed glass beads, glass bead mixes, metal beads, in base metals in a variety of finishes – white metal in plain and coloured decorated finishes, silver and gold plate, antique gold, antique copper, antique silver and grey black; high quality Pewter Beads, Pendants and Findings from Tierracast; and Sterling Silver Beads in both plain and decorated finishes, Wooden Beads and Ceramic Beads and a wide range of Semi Precious Beads, Bead Strings and Pendants. 

Spoilt Rotten Beads – Haddenham, Ely, Cambridge

UK based supplier of beads, pearls, Swarovski crystals, findings, chain, watch faces, tools, kilns and Art Clay. They also run beading, jewellery making and metal clay classes and workshops.

Stephen Arnold Ltd

UK bead and stone supplier. A wide variety of Swarovski Elements and crystal beads, crystal pearls, stones and beading tools.

Stitch ‘n’ Craft

UK supplier of beads, Swarovski crystals, findings, tools and supplies for beading. Also supply Art Clay. Also offer bead classes and chain maille classes.

Sunny Beads North East

UK based wholesale distributor of jewellery, beads and findings with direct links from China, America, Brazil, India and Hong Kong.

Tanzee Designs

UK supplier of Peruvian beads, metal beads and glass beads. Also supply Patera (shapes cast in lead-free Pewter), cord and thread and findings.


UK supplier of fire polished beads, lampwork beads, Miyuki Delica, Swarovski crystals, findings, tools and bead patterns.

Tiara Making

UK supplier of tiara making supplies including tiara head bands, hair combs and pins, non tarnish silver and gold wire, silver and gold plated wire, brass wire, coloured wire, chain, beads, pearls and crystals, diamante findings, feathers, dyes, fabrics, tools, flowers and kits.

Tiddly Beads

UK supplier of Czech fire polished beads, pressed beads, both Matsuno and Toho Japanese seed beads, and Swarovski crystal beads.

Totally Beads

UK supplier of all kinds of beads and supplies. Acrylic and plastic beads, aluminium beads, ceramic beads, charms, crystals, gemstones, glass beads, Indian lampwork beads, Japanese beads, Lave beads, Millefiori glass beads, pearls and coral, shell beads, sterling silver beads, Tibetan beads, wool beads, chain, tools and findings. Free delivery on orders over £50.

Tumi Crafts

UK supplier of fair trade jewellery and beads. They supply hand made quality items from Mexico and Latin America including 925 sterling silver Mexican jewellery; rainforest and tagua ranges from Peru and Ecuador, hand painted bead earrings, bracelets and necklaces from Peru and much more. Their fair trade bead ranges include a huge variety of hand painted Peruvian clay beads, acai beads from the Amazon, glass beads in wonderful colour ranges from India.


UK supplier of jewellery making and craft items including beads, cabochons, power tools, enamelling equipment and kilns, gemstones, glass and plastic beads, jewellers tools, jewellery kits, ruer stamps and jewellery findings.

Wholesale Beads

UK wholesale bead and component supplier with a wide range of the best known brands.

Witch Beads – Milton Keynes, Bedford and York

UK supplier of Miyuki beads, Swarovski crystal, Czech beads, Toho beads, semi precious beads, diamante and glass beads, clasps and findings, tools and equipment, wire, thread and ribbon, kits. They also run beading workshops.

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