If it is selection that you are looking for, you will not be disappointed when you visit Planet Bead. We carry a huge selection of Czech seed beads including size 13 Charlottes. Our Japanese seed bead line is extensive and includes a giant selection of Miyuki Beads. We also carry a variety of Toho beads.
We specialize in Fresh water pearls and carry over 150 different shapes and sizes in our inventory. Unlike what you may find at gem shows, Planet Bead’s selective purchasing process ensures consistent quality. All of our pearls are carefully chosen to insure the highest quality on every level including luster, color, shape and size. Our long standing relationship with our suppliers allows us to bring you the cream of the crop at the best possible prices. That means that we get first choice before the pearls even hit the gem shows, thus saving you the trouble of “picking through the dregs”. That way, you wind up with a great pearl strand at a great price.
You will find hundreds of different gemstones in every shape and size when you visit Planet Bead. Whether you are looking for a special high end strand of gemstones, or a great quality gemstone at an unbeatable price, there is something here for you. There is a great selection of beads here at an amazing low price.
Come in and feast your eyes on our amazing selection of Swarovski crystals and Swarovski pearls. You will find bicones and squares with a great selection of Swarovski pearls to match your crystals beautifully.
Czech Glass & Other Bead strands
Planet Bead carries a wide selection of Czech strands in many unusual shapes and colors. You will also find many cat eye beads in a rainbow of colors along with foil and lamp work beads and other great surprises. Our inventory is constantly changing, so there is always something new and exciting in stock!
We carry a large selection of beading supplies. Whether you are looking for storage containers, bead boards or mats, or jewelry displays for jewelry designers who sell their jewelry, you will find it here. We also carry a big selection of other supplies such as polishing cloths, magnifiers and lap desks.
Findings & Wire
Our extensive selection of findings includes silver and gold plated, pewter, copper, sterling silver, gold filled and 14 karat gold. We carry a large variety of clasps, earwire, head pins, eye pins, crimp beads and other jewelry making components. Planet Bead also has a great selection of wire including craft, silver filled and gold filled wire ranging from 16 to 28 gauges.
We carry a large selection of stringing supplies including silk and nylon cord, Nymo, Superlon, Hemp, satin, ribbon, Flex-rite, Acculon, and leather, just to name a few.
Whether you are looking for basic pliers for everyday beading or specialty pliers for specific bead or wire work, you can find it here. Planet Bead offers a wide selection of tools for everyone from the casual hobbyist to the professional jewelry designer.
Bead Kits and Instructions
Are you unable to attend a class? Many of our class projects are available in bead kits complete with instructions. We also have many instruction sheets available to help you create your favorite class project.