Good beads in search of their forever home! They are good beads that deserve a fair chance at life! These beads have never harmed a soul, they're simply the innocent victims of our really really incredibly good looking, yet sometimes over-zealous purchasing department. Please, give these sweet innocent little beads a chance! Bring them home with you so they can finally receive all the love and attention they truly deserve.
You just can't get the job done right without the correct tool! You are sure to find the perfect beading tool or accessory for any endeavor. Our tool and accessory selection ranges from indispensable items such as jewelers pliers and wire cutters to glues and etching solutions. Craft elegant wire jewelry designs with our wire wrapping jigs or the most intricate seed bead project with magnification tools and knotting awls or beading looms. Feeling really creative? Create your very own beads, pendants and jewelry with polymer clay and precious metal clay. Wear your jewelry with the pride of knowing that it is a truly unique and one of a kind creation. Store all of your beads, tools and other and jewelry creations with items from our great selection of storage products. Storage items range from beautiful velvet jewelry bags to big utilitarian storage cases!
Shipwreck Beads proudly offers the World's largest selection of beads! We carry thousands of intensely popular fire polished and seed beads at the world's best prices. Plus a vast selection of elegant crystals from top names like Swarovski and Preciosa. We hold an ever growing selection of beautiful gemstone beads. Check out our earthy selection of bone and horn or shell beads to add a completely natural look to your jewelry. Our fun and versatile plastic beads come in tons of vibrant colors and are great for kids. At over 80,000 square feet, our building is still nearly bursting with beads! Beads are cool. Beads are fun... for everyone!
Let your quest for guidance lead you to our media selection. We offer a good selection of instructional materials ranging from beginner to advanced levels. Start your kids off right and teach them a craft they will love for the rest of their lives with a book full of simple and fun beading projects for children. Just starting yourself? That's okay! We offer books to get you started on the path to being a true bead-head! Once you have learned the basics, we offer a great selection of instructional materials with topics ranging from necklaces, decorative accessories, cheyenne or peyote stitches to beaded flowers. What ever you want to learn to do, we have the book, dvd or software to get you going!
You asked for it, now you got it! You can now sign up for our phenomenal in store classes online! Shipwreck Beads hosts numerous classes taught by accomplished artists, ranging from basic bead stringing to advanced Precious Metal Clay workshops. The classes available are always changing so be sure to check in often to see what we have to offer!
If you live in the Pacific Northwest, or are planning a trip out this way, then don't pass up your opportunity to take a class at the World's biggest bead store! If you haven't been to our showroom, you're in for a treat; our store is amazing! We are located at Shipwreck Beads- 8560 Commerce Place Dr. Lacey Wa, 98516
If you have questions regarding a class, or would like to speak with a customer service representative regarding registration or cancellation, please call us locally at (360) 754-2323, or at (800) 950-4232.
.*Cancellation must be received 24 hrs in advance** Please notify us if you need to cancel, or your payment will not be refunded to you.
You may purchase supplies for your class online, and request to pick them up in store the day of class! Just indicate your wishes during the checkout process.
No beading project can be complete without essentials such as Earring Hooks, Head Pins and Clasps. This is where you will find often overlooked must have items such as Crimp Beads and bead bumpers that protect your beads from scratching and ensure they stay in place. Turn your favorite piece of stone into a wearable work of art with bead caps or pendant bails. Attach all you favorite beads with Jump And Split Rings. Are you a belly dancer? Or just want to jingle like one? Then you must check out our belly Dancing Bells. These little bells produce a delightful and light jingling sound when strung together in bunches. Pick up some watch faces to create fashionable and unique beaded watches! Our findings and components are available in base metal, pewter, and precious metal. We also have a shimmering selection of findings and components embellished with genuine Swarovski crystals!
We aren't just bits and pieces of a project: We also have some great finished product ready for you to take home today. What bead store would be complete without ready to go beaded curtains? Add a little melody to your world with an assortment of fun wind chimes from India, or add a touch of color with our beautiful glass flowers from China. We have some wonderfully festive pewter or czech glass christmas ornaments to brighten up your holiday tree. We also have a great selection of finished jewelry made from fantastic natural materials such as genuine shell, bone and hematite.
Give your favorite beader exactly what they've been hoping for! Everybody knows that all your favorite beader wants is more and more beads, but it's almost impossible to select the right beads for someone else. You can't go wrong with a Shipwreck Beads gift card. Whether they want beads, books, jewel tones, pastels, plastics, or crystals, it's all right there in the card, with love from you!
Absolutely charming! We've got THOUSANDS of charms and pendants all vying to be chosen as your next favorite focal! Styles range from simplistic or sophisticated, to whimsical and boho. We've got almost any charm style imaginable available in our pewter and base metal selections, our ceramic bottle pendants are topping the charts in boho designs, and the brilliant shine of our Swarovski Crystal pendants just can't be beat!
We aren't just stringing you along! You can't complete a beading project without the proper stringing materials! We have a great selection of wire, thread and chain to choose from. Whether you are wrapping your favorite gemstone in wire, or attaching shimmering crystals to fine sterling silver jewelry chain, you will find exactly what you are looking for right here! Stretch Magic is an extremely durable elastic beading cord that is great for children's stringing projects or for fun stretchy "endless" bracelets. Be sure to check out our ever popular hemp twine, it looks great with lamp beads. Don't make the mistake of stringing your seed beads onto regular weak sewing thread, be sure the material you choose is durable and specifically designed for your project.