So what do we do? We sell online, we have a lovely bead shop in the Midlands, we go out to craft and hobby shows around the UK, we design kits, write books and publish all sorts of free project and technique downloads to the website. We love beads and beading, wire and wirework, designing and sharing our passion for all things beady. Can't find what you're looking for? it's a big website with lots of stuff on it so if you can't find what you need, or you need some help, call us on 01543 417650 or drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll do what we can to help.
Buying From Spellbound Beads: You can buy online through our secure shopping cart site; from some of the many shows that we attend around the UK each year, or you can visit our lovely Bead Shop in the Cathedral City of Lichfield in Staffordshire which is crammed to the rafters with all things bead related. For more info on our show schedule, and a general calendar for what is coming up in the next few weeks, please see the Calendar Page; for Shop details and opening hours see the Shop Page, and for more info on buying online, including postage rates and average delivery turnaround and general product info see the Website Terms and Conditions.
Learning with Spellbound Beads: We have been teaching jewellery making for most of our 28+ years, whether in formal Workshops in Lichfield, via the instructions in our Beading Kits; on an ad hoc basis with bits and pieces of help and advice to our customers in the shop, and also via the Technique and Project Sheets that you can download free from the website.
The Spellbound Bead Co stocks an amazing range of beading products from all around the world.
We stock:- Thousands of glass beads including Chinese lampwork glass beads, some available individually, some in beautiful mixed bead strings; Czech Fire Polished faceted Beads in round, drop, cushion and rondelle shapes; Czech Cut Crystal Beads; Czech and Japanese Seed Beads in sizes 6, 8, 10, 11 and 15; Czech Bugles in size 1, 2, 3 and 5; the whole beautiful range of Miyuki Delica 11s; Miyuki Delica 15s; Glass Pearls; Preciosa twin beads; fabulous Chinese cut crystal glass beads, lots of beautiful Indian hand made Glass Beads and Czech pressed glass beads. Glass beads come in all shapes and sizes from rounds, drops and tubes to ovals and animal shapes, and in lots of finishes from plain to lustre and frosted, silver and gold lined, surface decorated with flowers and swirls. There are also lots of great value glass bead mixes too from seed and bugle mixes to facet mixes, glass pearl mixes and all sorts of different size and shape Bead Mixes.
Metal beads, in base metals in a variety of finishes - white metal in plain and coloured decorated finishes, silver and gold plate, antique gold, antique copper, antique silver and grey black; high quality Pewter Beads, Pendants and Findings from Tierracast; and Sterling Silver Beads in both plain and decorated finishes. There are also plated plastic beads - in the Metallic section of the pink menu - light weight, gorgeous quality, made in the USA.
We also stock a small range of Wooden Beads and Ceramic Beads and a wide range of Semi Precious Beads, Bead Strings and Pendants. Due to the high turnaround on the Semi Precious only a small number of lines are available to buy online, our full range of 500+ lines can be found at our shop in Lichfield, Staffordshire.
Findings - including Lobster Clasps; Bolt Rings; Toggle Fasteners; Jump Rings; Brooch Backs; Ear Fittings; Chain in finished lengths and by the metre; Headpins; Eyepins; Hat Pins; Lace Ends; Calotte Crimps; French Crimps; Bead Cups and Cones; Spacer Bars; End Bars; Hair Combs; Tiara Bands; Chandelier Fittings and Mobile Phone Cords. All of our findings comply with the EU Nickel free rules and many are available in a choice of finishes - silver plate, gold plate, antique gold, antique copper and grey black - and we also carry a range of Sterling Silver findings.
Threading materials include Nymo; Superlon; C-Lon Macrame Thread; C-Lon Tex 400 thread; Rattail; Cotton Thong; Stretch Magic, Imitation Suede Lace; Miyuki Thread, Synthetic Knotting Thread; Monofilament; Tigertail; Soft Flex; Soft Touch and Fireline.
Kits: At Spellbound we have been producing our own in-house designed Spellbound Beading Kits for over 15 years and we now have over 300 designs in the range. Spellbound Kits cover all levels from complete beginners to much more advanced pieces and we have kits for all sorts of projects. There are Necklace Kits; Bracelet Kits; Earring Kits; Tiara Kits; Needlecase Kits; Scissor Keep Kits; Brooch Kits; Christmas Bauble Kits; Beaded Tassel Kits and Animal Kits; Amulet Purse Kits and Wall Hanging Kits. Launched in 2009 our Spellbound Simples Kits are single technique kits so are great for beginners, for trying out a new technique, or for a quick and easy make in an afternoon. Spellbound Starter Boxes were launched in response to customer requests for 'a pack that has all you need, with technique instructions, but the final designs are up to me'. To date we have covered easy threading with tigertail, nymo and thonging; earring making; spiral rope; double spiral rope and square stitch with more on the way. If you are looking for inspiration there are also palette boxes . We also stock a small range of Miyuki mascot kits - too cute to resist!
And More ... Bead mats; Hand tools; Wig Jigs; Craft Kit Co Boxes; Chatons; Wire; Window Crystals; Scoops; Bead Oracle; Needlecases; Beeswax and Thread Heaven; Gift Bags and Boxes; Needles; Beading Books including three books wriiten by members of the Spellbound team; Beading Magazines ...
We are always on the lookout for new products and ideas and the web site is constantly updated with new products as they become available.
Our secure online payment service is provided by PayPal. You can also order from us by post, or by calling our mail order office on 01543 417650.