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Alameda Store

Alameda Bead Shop - Bead Inspirations store
Bead Inspirations is a full service retail bead shop and webstore in Alameda, CA. See our COVID-19 update page for the latest information regarding shipping, curbside pickup, and private appointments.

A favorite store for creative people from Oakland, Berkeley, East Bay, and all over San Francisco Bay Area have visited us for beautiful beads, kits, findings, supplies, ready-to-wear jewelry, and the best selection of gemstone beads. Many take advantage of our Wholesale Gemstone Program. Our beading and jewelry-making classes are not currently being offered during the pandemic. However, we have lots of super-fun beading kits, from easy-peasy to advanced. We also provide jewelry repair services.
Carved Mother of Pearl Beads
ginko mermaid bracelet

Our retail store has many more items than our webstore. Some of what we carry:

  • Ready-to-wear jewelry
  • Jewelry findings in sterling, gold-filled, brass, pewter, plated
  • Magnetic clasps, clasp converters, extenders
  • Earring components: rubber stoppers, earwires, clip-ons
  • Jewelry-making tools, including Beadsmith
  • Metal stamping supplies
  • SoftFlex beading wire
  • Artistic Wire
  • Leather: round & flat
  • Waxed cotton & waxed linen
  • Griffin Silk Thread
  • Nymo thread
  • Fireline
  • Beading needles
 

Bird's Nest Bracelet Kits

Vintage Style Watchesmetal stamping supplies bay area

Earring Design Ideas
Shimmering Lights Earring Kits


Ginko Wrap Bracelet with Czech glass button

Dragonfly Fantasy Necklace Kit
Mosaico Sterling Silver and Crystal Jewelry

Mosaico Necklace
Bead Inspirations Shop Review from Rate Point