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Here you will find a wealth of UK suppliers both online, mail order, and retail shops. Wholesalers are also included.

Please read members reviews and recommendations remembering this is just an individual's experience.

Info on shipping prices, if the company offers wholesale and types of supplies will be added where possible.
Stockists of a large variety of silver and gold findings, bullion - wires and sheets, semi-precious stones, beads and tools, with a large range of silver chains.
An easy to navigate site with a range of beads, findings, tools and more.

Recommendation: Supplier of a great range of quality Toho, Miyuki, Czech glass and other beads.
You can find seed beads from size 15 to size 3. Also has a wide selection of other beading products and tools available, with great service and quick delivery.
Recommendation: A beautiful catalogue, slightly more expensive than the norm in my experience, but some stunning stuff.
Stockist of a range of seed beads from size 15 to 6. Also sells a selected range of beads, findings and tools.
Offers a huge range of beads and findings from their eBay store. 
Recommendation: Very helpful and quick with dispatching. Excellent value for money.
Stocks a wide range of Swarovski crystals and pearls, as well as as many interesting beads, findings, wire, and jewellery kits. Also runs workshops in jewellery and tiara making.
Stocks mainly semi precious stones, sterling silver beads, Swarovski crystal beads and jewellery components. Also has a selection of unusual glass and other beads.
Offers a small range of beads and findings on their site with a wider range available in their shop.
Stocks a wide rage of beads, findings and supplies, including watch faces, and some very nice clasps and Crystal Innovations components.
Stocks a wide range of beautiful beads, pendants and findings.
Stockists of over 400 books about beading. Also has a fully illustrated 36 page catalogue of books, beads, and jewellery making supplies available.
Offers a selection of seed beads, and glass beads. Recommendation: Has some great kits.
Offers a wide range of beads, tools and supplies including Art Clay products.
Stitchncraft Beads are a leading supplier of beads, Swarovski Crystals, knitting yarns, books, craft goods and associated beading accessories. They also run an extensive and varied workshop programme throughout the year incorporating in excess of 90 workshops.
Offers a small selection of unusual, fancy glass beads, and tools.
Visit the bead company's website to find full details of their shop in Glasgow and the classes they run.
Offers a good selection of beads & findings. Recommendation: Excellent service & fast delivery. eBay store:
Offers a wide range of beads, pendants, findings and more.
The bead shop offers a wide range of beads, jewellery making tools and findings, which is being added to weekly. Buy online from their website or by visiting their shops in Manchester and Chester.
Stockists of a wide range of beads, findings, tools, accessories and more for your jewellery making. Try the Interactive Colour Wheel to help you to pick the colours for your jewellery designs, and the great "Quick Bead Finders" to search for beads by colour, shape or size.
Suppliers of glass, lampwork, sterling silver, semi-precious, and wooden beads. Findings, tools wire and more.
Offers a wide range of beads, finding, tools, accessories and more on their clear and easy to navigate site.
Suppliers of Miyuki, Swarovski, Matsuno, Czech beads and quality findings.
Offers a small but interesting selection of beads and findings.
Offers a selection of beading tools, books, findings, beads and other supplies, on a clear and easy to navigate site.
Specialises in Thai Karen Hill Tribe Silver products with lots more exciting products (that are sometimes hard to find in the UK) being added regularly.
Recommendation: They are very good, and they deliver promptly. Their customer service is very good too. They have a good range of Murano beads and have recently added vermeil beads and findings in their range.
Offers a wide range of beads, finding, tools, supplies and more both online and in their shop.
Recommendation: I would like to recommend Jane and Paul at The Store in Devon for seed beads and for lovely and easy transaction. Stocks a wide range of value beads, charms, findings and beading supplies.
Really good site for peyote/brick stitch charts at low cost. They send you pdf files and you can also download from the site. They also will create a design for you.
Recommendation: Some nice and unusual beads. I was so pleased to find they have the  size 6 seed beads I was looking for! They also accept paypal payments.
Teresa and Martin Tuffnell run lampworking classes from their studio in Driffield. As lampworkers they also sell a great range of the tools, equipment and consumables that they know lampworkers want and need! They also sell their beads and a selection of jewellery components too.

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