We are a Pittsburgh Area group interested in beading, wire wrapping and jewelry making in general. There is no membership fee -- and I even try to BRIBE people to show up with beads! The more people who show up, the more we can do!

We offer the best selection and best quality beads and supplies to the Pittsburgh area at mail-order/wholesale prices.  But, you have to make an appointment, or come in during our scheduled hours.  You can follow us on Twitter -- http://twitter.com/betterbeads -- to get updates and reminders as to when we are open, and what specials are going on.

We have relocated from Squirrel Hill (2001-2013) to New Kensington (2013-?)

We now own the building, so no more losing our lease!

We have a HUGE amount of space, so we can finally show off most of the stuff we have, and we have a lot of storage area to keep things in stock.

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Recent Meetups

  • 6 days ago · 10:00 AM

    Wholesale Trunk Show

    6 Beaders & Jewelry Makers

    We are again hosting the wholesale trunk show. Over a TON of beads and materials. Very high end faceted stuff to moderate machine cut standard, Often amazing quality... Learn more
  • October 23 · 3:00 PM

    Designer Day!

    3 Beaders & Jewelry Makers

    We have always supported those who make and sell jewelry for a living. We offer special services, and features just for you! One is we always had extended hours (and... Learn more
  • September 18 · 3:00 PM

    Designer Day!

    2 Beaders & Jewelry Makers

    today I need to close by 6:00, not 9:00 We have always supported those who make and sell jewelry for a living. We offer special services, and features just for you! One... Learn more
  • August 26 · 1:00 PM

    Grand Opening Week, unless we hit a major snag!

    2 Beaders & Jewelry Makers

  • August 16 · 1:00 PM

    Pre Grand re-opening Week

    2 Beaders & Jewelry Makers

    It's been a really long, and very tiring process. But I am moved into the new store, out of squirrel hill, the store rooms, etc. We will be mostly closed (randomly open)... Learn more
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