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Alameda Store

Alameda Bead Shop - Bead Inspirations store
Bead Inspirations is a full service retail bead shop and webstore at 1544 Park Street, Alameda, CA 94501. 

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. We are once again offering beading and jewelry-making classes, as well as private lessons. In addition, 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

We carry the best brands for jewelry making: 

  • Matubo
  • Miyuki
  • Mosaico
  • Nunn Design
  • S-Lon
  • SoftFlex
  • Swarovski
  • Tierracast
  • Vintaj
  • WigJig
  • Xuron

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

  • 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 and Eurotool
  • 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

Earring Design Ideas
Shimmering Lights Earring Kits

Ginko Wrap Bracelet with Czech glass button

Dragonfly Fantasy Necklace Kit
Mosaico Sterling Silver and Crystal Jewelry

Bead Inspirations Shop Review from Rate Point