Interesting Bead Links

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Beading is experiencing an expanding global fashion - but it is important to find new ideas and to keep ahead of trends.

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Beading Reference
History of bead links    Amazon's Bead Books    Bead Bookstore   

Bead Shows

For the UK bead shows MrBead will be exhibiting click here    
Other UK Bead Fairs

The Big Bead Show   Hobby Crafts, NEC  US & International Shows    Whole Bead Shows-US   Bead & Button-US
Beadworkers Guild-UK    Craft Fairs-UK    

Download a list of UK Bead Societies here or the list online here

Bead Magazines

Bead & jewelry magazine links   Lapidary Journal    Bead Bugle
Bead Work    Bead & Button    BeadStyle    Back-dated Mags
Bead Mag Swaps    Step by Step Beads

Bead Sources

Many bead & craft shops at Craft
 Craftland Beads, Beading & Jewelry Making Supplies - Jewelry making findings, beading supply, stringing materials, Czech and Swarovski crystal glass beads and stones, Beadalon wires and jewellery tools, pliers, base metal and sterling silver parts.
Rashbel UK, Gold & Silver Jewelry making supplier - Findings and equipment for jewelry. Silver beads, Gold Beads, Gold Filled, Silver Parts, tubes, Silver & Gold Sheets, Wires & Findings - Create beautiful beading designs from scratch or from an image, with an easy to bead pattern with our BeadCreator Pro software.
For African Trade Beads click here
We sell loose beads and handmade necklaces for men and women. Free postage to
UK mainland addresses!
Blanchard's Beads and Beyond -
 Bead Patterns: BeadPatterns4You

Festival of Japan, North Yorkshire - Japanese beads & all things Japanese


UK sites    Crafts

Jewellery Links

Jewellery Handcrafted with Love & Style - The Bead Queen

Skyblue Designs is the home of beautiful contemporary jewellery for any occasion. All pieces are individually designed and handmade by Michelle Bungay, in her Nottinghamshire studio.  Working in both Sterling Silver and Gold to create a range of feminine contemporary jewellery, inspired by beautiful natural objects, shapes and textures

Spangles & Bangle - Handmade Gemstone Jewellery:

Unique pieces of art
- Beautiful hand-crafted jewellery by Nicola Hardy: Charmed Jewellery - Handcrafted Leather - Druid, Shamanic & Pagan objects created in Wales

1 Of A Kind Jewelry Mall - One of the webs largest online shopping malls for beautiful, unique, one of a kind handcrafted jewelry. Regular free to enter $25 prize draws and many other free customer features. Shop until you drop without the sore feet. Do you design jewelry? Become one of our designers today no setup fees just one low monthly rent.

Sterling Silver Rings (please link this title to
Description:  Huge selection of highest quality sterling silver rings with genuine gemstones, birthstones, cubic zironia!  Free shipping!  25% off your first order:

LISA'S HANDMADE JEWELLERY - Original handmade wire & bead designs at: