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Opening Hours:    If possible, please contact us in advance to provide a general timeframe and we continue to recommend wearing a facemask whilst in the shop.

Monday, Tuesday: 10am–4pm   Wednesday: Closed        Thursday, Friday: 10am–4pm      Saturday, Sunday: Closed


United Kingdom: Order Value up to £29.99 - Delivery Cost £2.00 for 48 Hour, £3.00 for 24 Hour, Order Over £30.00 - FREE Delivery Cost. For Bulky and heavy weight Parcels, Maybe sent by Royalmail 48 hour.

European Customers: Please note that orders from outside the UK are not charged VAT directly. They may be subject to VAT payments and import duties and taxes when the goods reach the country (please check your country's customs for any tax exemption limits). It is a legal requirement that we declare the full value of the goods (excluding delivery charges) on all parcels to be delivered outside the UK. We have no control over these tax and duty charges and cannot predict what they will be. We are unable to reimburse any VAT or customs costs incurred.


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Chinese Crystals

One of the largest suppliers in the UK with a huge selection of Chinese made premium quality crystal beads.


Browse our extensive range of quality jewellery chains. Our jewellery chains come in different sizes and styles, including snake chain and curb chain. Our silver plated chains are all nickel free.

Czech Beads

High quality glass beads made in Czech Republic, they are used in luxury jewellery designs and decorative embroidery by artisan and bead fans.

Miyuki Seed Beads

MIYUKI glass Seed beads are considered a "world standard" for their high quality, brilliance, and uniform shape of beads. They are highly sought after by fashion designers, artists and bead fans alike.

Kits & Patterns

Jewellery-making kits and beading patterns for all levels, beginner to advanced. All our patterns come with easy-to-follow illustrations and instructions, making it easy to create a stunning new centrepiece for yourself!

Sterling Silver

High quality, hallmarked 925 Sterling Silver clasps and findings, all at great prices! A hypoallergenic metal, Sterling Silver jewellery components are a great choice for more sensitive skin types.

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Latest Reviews
very pleased
Monday, 27 June 2022  |  Jennie

was not too sure what I was going to make with these beads, but have made earrings as gifts. added small crystal beads and the magenta bead as the centre piece.

Good quality beads, arrived as promised
Tuesday, 14 June 2022  |  Jane

My order arrived as promised following a confirmation phone call regarding availability.
Slight disappointment that there was very limited availability of this type of bead.
Other beads included in the order were available and included in the package.

Beautiful colour
Monday, 13 June 2022  |  Debra

I would highly recommend the Southampton bead shop. I needed delica beads in two different sizes to compliment these pearls. They sent me photos to help me choose the colour combinations. Excellent customer service and excellent choice of beads

Christmas wreath kit
Monday, 13 June 2022  |  Olga

I recently bought the Christmas Wreath Kit at your Fair in Haydock. I bought it for my daughter as she loves to 'fiddle', she thoroughly enjoyed making it so I have ordered another three kits from you online. I think they are very good value for money and fun to make.

great service and lovely quality beads
Sunday, 12 June 2022  |  Sue

i ordered lots of super duo beads of lots of different colours to teach 6 people a bracelet all the colours were brilliant rich and true and all my friends were so pleased with the outcome i use this bead shop lots and they always send them in good time thank you for a great service .

Good quality at a fair price together with excellent service from Southampton Bead Shop
Tuesday, 7 June 2022  |  June

Southampton Bead shop was one of the few places I found to have stocks of white pearl beads in a wide range of sizes. I found these beads to be of good quality at a fair price. There were a couple of blemishes on some but nothing untoward.

The service from this store is excellent, ordered one day and arrived the next; ideal for impatient crafters.

It is such a nice idea to sell them in smaller quantities which must make them more affordable for some but I wish they would also offer them in larger quantities at a slightly reduced price for those making bigger projects.

The best beading thread
Thursday, 2 June 2022  |  Sandy

Love this stuff, have tried all the other different types and brands, and nothing compared to this! Highly recommended 👍👍👍

Beautiful beads
Monday, 30 May 2022  |  Valerie

Have used SBS for some years now. Reasonably priced beads and findings for making your own speciality jewellery. Promp delivery and excellent service.

Earring helpfulness
Friday, 27 May 2022  |  Rosemary

Love these rubber earring backs as they stop some of my favourite earrings from falling out & being lost I use them all the time now when making earrings for friends. Fantastic product

Swarovski beads
Monday, 23 May 2022  |  Panayiota

Beautiful beads. Very quick delivery. Excellent service. Will definitely be using the website again

Crystal Cluster & Curved Tube Bracelet - Amber
Friday, 20 May 2022  |  Tricia

I was so impressed when I made it that I made two.

6mm Glass Pearls - Cream
Thursday, 19 May 2022  |  Rosie

Thank you for your help with the cream pearls, they just were perfect for the Queen's Jubilee crown decorations!
They as arrived next day - great service!

Much better than photo
Monday, 16 May 2022  |  Diana

The photo did not do the finished article justice.
When finished it was stunning
Bought more beads in a different colour to make a second one as a
birthday present for a friend

Good product and services
Friday, 13 May 2022  |  Aileen

Good quality, and just what I needed. when you're in the middle of a make and need something quick you don't want a long wait, you need a good choice and quick delivery. you've got it with The South Hampton Bead Shop. I ordered today it was on the mat next morning. Great.

Shopping at Southampton Bead shop
Monday, 2 May 2022  |  Marianne

I have had the privilege of shopping with this lovely company for 20+ if my memory serves me well.
I have always received excellent service and the staff are always polite and helpful.
Best wishes to you all for the future.
I Bynting

Great quality & value
Friday, 29 April 2022  |  Lexa

Excellent product, just what I was looking for to make earrings for a bridesmaid. Great service too, prompt delivery & value for money

4mm Pearlescent white
Wednesday, 27 April 2022  |  Joyce

they are lovely

Excellent Service
Friday, 22 April 2022  |  Rebecca

I purchased some small items (Jump rings) and a pair of cutters, everything arrived quickly, was of very good quality and was packaged well. Excellent service overall and I will definitely purchase from here in the future.

One happy customer
Thursday, 14 April 2022  |  Christine

A great relief to have these rivolis supplied so promptly. Delighted with the colour and already using the rivolis. Delighted with the service

Great earrings
Tuesday, 12 April 2022  |  Lesley

Perfect earring findings for my handmade porcelain beads

Monday, 11 April 2022  |  Ruth

Very nice choice for my project.

K.O-Gold beading thread
Friday, 8 April 2022  |  Barbara

brilliant service arrive very quickly, nice quality. lovely colour will buy from them again very pleased

Makes a difference!
Tuesday, 29 March 2022  |  Romayne

This is a lovely clasp and really does any project justice as it lifts it up to another level! Just perfect for my first ever cuff bracelet.

Pretty rhinestone clasp.
Tuesday, 15 March 2022  |  Julie

Great product! Great price!

Amazing price
Monday, 7 March 2022  |  Lyn

Such good value for fashion jewellery .rhinestone earrings.

Jump rings
Tuesday, 1 March 2022  |  Maria

Quick despatch. Happy with the quality and thickness of the jump rings.

Just beautiful
Monday, 21 February 2022  |  Carole

I received these promptly and they are gorgeous, my fault entirely would have preferred bigger for my project but none the less they are wonderful.

Beautiful Beads!
Monday, 7 February 2022  |  Julie

Good service!
Easy to order online!
Love the beads!