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Browse through each of the categories below and get the beads, jewellery making supplies and tools you need for your favourite designs, all in the best online bead shop in the UK!


We love beads, jewellery making components and crafting just as much as you do, and we work hard to help every beader make the most of their craft, whether you make to sell, gift or wear. This online bead shop and our friendly team are always ready to help with jewellery making beads recommendations, technical questions and design inspiration, so don't hesitate to get in touch if you have a query, when trying to buy beads online.

Explore an array of inspirational free, how to make jewellery - step by step tutorials as well as an amazing range of beads, gemstones, glass beads, charms, jewellery making findings, essential tools, leather cords and crystals. All in one online bead shop!

So put the kettle on, sit back and take 5 minutes to read our guide how to start making jewellery.

ONLINE Bead shop

Here at Beads Direct online bead shop, we stock a wide range of jewellery making beads including some of the leading brands such as Japanese TOHO™, Miyuki™, Czech Matubo™ and Preciosa™ to name a few. The beads we have available range in colour, size, shape, material and finish, making them usable for any type of design or technique you wish to create. Our product range is vast and ever-growing meaning our purchasing team is constantly looking to bring our customers something new, special and exciting. Explore our beads range now!

Beading supplies

Browse a huge range of useful beading supplies & tools for jewellery making, essential craft accessories and inspirational books & magazines. Whether you’re just starting your jewellery making journey or an expert in the field, you can be sure Beads Direct has everything you need to create high quality and precise jewellery with professional results. From diamond paintings to jewellery findings, stringing materials, ready-made kits, mats & boards, display & storage, we bring you the latest trends and tips so that you have everything you need to make something truly bespoke and wonderful.

How to make jewellery with beads

At Beads Direct we have all you need to create your own unique and fascinating jewellery designs. All you need is some spare time. Everything else, you can purchase at our bead shop. We specialize in beads, gemstones, jewellery findings and other jewellery supplies. We also have many online courses on how to make jewellery, bracelets, earrings, necklaces and many, many more.

If you are new to jewellery making, go ahead and read our beginners guide on how to start making jewellery. You'll find there what is the best way to start, as well as all the tips and tricks you need to start your new hobby.

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