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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.

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.

Leatherette and PVC Cord

Snake Effect leatherette Cord with Cotton Core, also Braided Multi Coloured PVC Cord.

Lampwork & Foil Glass Beads

large range of gorgeous, yummy Lampwork and Foil Glass Beads.

Preciosa Czech Fire Polished Beads

Preciosa Czech Fire Polished beads are high-quality glass beads, machine faceted and heated at extremely high temperatures so that the edges are smoothed to a uniform, beautiful and glossy finish.

Swarovski Crystals

A combination of a secret chemical formula and the highest degree of precision cuts produces the world-renowned Swarovski crystals, the benchmark to which all others are compared to.

Preciosa Crystals

Preciosa Crystal is a world leading producer of cut Bohemian crystal, specializing in the production of machine cut chatons, beads, stones and other fashion jewelry components of top quality and in a broad variety of shapes, colors and sizes.

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.

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Featured Products

Project Kit - 3010 Beaded Snowflake Kit (Make 2) - (Silver/White)

Lampwork & Foil Glass Beads - Red 28mm Heart with Rose

Project Kit - 3008 Christmas Wreath (Red & Green)

Project Kit – 3012
Christmas Bauble 004

Project kit - 2009 Old Town Square Necklace (Aztec Gold)

Project Kit - 1014 Festive Zigzag Bracelet

6328 Swarovski Top Drilled Bicone 8mm - Amethyst

Project Kit – 4007 (Make 2 pairs) (Emerald)

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Featured Reviews
First Class Service
Monday, 3 May 2021  |  Shirley

Such a helpful store, brilliant service

Good company
Monday, 3 May 2021  |  Carolyn

Ordered twice in one week delivery was amazing could not have been faster items were all good these are a very pretty colour as were all the other beads highly recommend for service and prices

Gold leaves
Monday, 3 May 2021  |  Hazel

Lovely product. Excellent service

beautiful rivoli beads
Friday, 30 April 2021  |  Linda

so sparkly, so bright. Will make a beautiful pendant to go with my earrings

Fantastic Service
Monday, 26 April 2021  |  Jane

Always top quality beads; always friendly advice and always excellent fast delivery. It’s a pleasure to shop here and I can’t wait to see Southampton Beads back at bead and craft fairs.

Love the colour
Friday, 23 April 2021  |  Sally

I am making beaded boxes and the colour is perfect for what I need

Friday, 23 April 2021  |  Ala

Very happy with the purchase! Excellent value for money and quality! Fast delivery. This is very encouraging.

Swarovski Crystal Pearls 6mm - Night Blue
Thursday, 22 April 2021  |  S

These are just what I needed and will be getting some more.

Glass Pearl beads
Wednesday, 14 April 2021  |  Helen

Exact colour I was looking for.

Good quality
Tuesday, 13 April 2021  |  Sarah

These are very sparkly and are high quality so look more expensive than they are. They will go with pretty much any colour.

Saturday, 10 April 2021  |  Rita

unable to thread with Fireline 8lb without squashing the thread in pliers

Swarovski emerald bicones
Thursday, 1 April 2021  |  Pauline

Exactly what I wanted great quality and colour and always great service thank you

First Class Service
Monday, 29 March 2021  |  Shirley

Brilliant help and service from this company and the beads I bought were exactly what I wanted. This is the best bead company that I have found.

S hooks
Thursday, 25 March 2021  |  Pauline

These S hooks are great for people with dexterity problems so easy to do up especially if they are unable to use magnetic clasps because of heart rhythm implants

Great beads
Tuesday, 23 March 2021  |  Lorraine

Value for money

So cute
Friday, 19 March 2021  |  Kathleen

I so love this dolls heads they are so cute and make such a difference to certain things I make would buy again.

Friday, 19 March 2021  |  Kathleen

These are just what I needed to complete a project they are lovely a sparkly, only wish they could be slightly bigger

Everything I have bought
Monday, 15 March 2021  |  Pauline

Everything I have bought from your bead shop exceeds my expectations I will always buy from you! sevice is great and staff are so helpful and stock is amazing thank you.

Miyuki seed beads
Monday, 15 March 2021  |  Terri

I've just started a new beading technique called PWAT and needed to increase my seed bead stash. I ordered multiple colours for my project. They arrived a few days after I placed my order, well packaged and lovely colours. A very speedy service, thank you.

Friday, 12 March 2021  |  Valerie

Gorgeous stones, great value and fast service

Season sky top drilled bicones
Friday, 12 March 2021  |  Pauline

Not exactly what I wanted but ideal for a set of jewelry for my sisters special berthday

Snow flake kit and caps
Friday, 12 March 2021  |  Peter

Good service, just what I wanted

Wednesday, 10 March 2021  |  Carol

Southampton bead shop is the best shop for beads - forget other shops as this one ALWAYS delivers within 24 to 48 hours of ordering. The quality of the beads and findings are amazing and such a selection of sizes and colours in all departments. I do not hesitate to recommend this shop unreservedly.

Sparkly cubes
Sunday, 7 March 2021  |  Rachael

Bright strong red sparkly cubes with a hint of orange

Lovely crystals
Friday, 5 March 2021  |  Valerie

Thank you for these lovely crystals. I am an avid bead weaver and appreciate good quality beads, which I know you will appreciate. I have used your shop in the past and have always been pleased with the excellent service. I highly recommend.

Really good beads
Friday, 5 March 2021  |  Charlotte

Great beads and exactly what I wanted

Nice, very nice
Wednesday, 3 March 2021  |  Wendy

Lovely crystal beads and just what I wanted.

Excellent value for money
Wednesday, 3 March 2021  |  Vivienne

Lovely little spacers, brilliant for use with sewn cards

Monday, 1 March 2021  |  Tracy

Such a pretty little bear. Such a low price. Absolute bargain thank you .

Monday, 1 March 2021  |  Sharon

Beautiful beads and, as always, excellent service.