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

  • December 4 · 3:00 PM

    Designer Day!

    2 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
  • November 15 · 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

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    "Meetup has finally raised their fees "over the top". I've been on Meetup since about 2006, and with the last renewal, it was $15/month just to have a meetup if you paid 6 months at a time...."

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    December 5
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    Kerry H. Kerry H. RSVPed Yes for Designer Day!
    November 27
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    Kerry H. Kerry H. joined
    November 27
    Kerry H.
    "new to the area and interested in learning more about this group as a make and sell jewerly myself but looking to meet other people with some interests."
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    November 17
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    PUGDOG PUGDOG started Updates, for the holidays
    November 17
    PUGDOG

    "We are working on the holiday schedule now. I do know we will be closed the day before thanksgiving, and thanksgiving, but will be open that Friday and Saturday. Too much to do before Turkey day, and I'm sure you are all the same...."

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    ReNau ReNau commented on Wholesale Trunk Show
    November 15
    ReNau

    "This was my first time at the new store and my first time getting to shop this particular trunk show since they are usually during the week when I am working. I was very excited finding the rutilated quartz pentagrams!­..."

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    Joe G Joe G commented on Wholesale Trunk Show
    November 15
    Joe G

    "Great buys! Thanks! Pittsburgh needs to catch up with the times lol"

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    donnalee_kiss donnalee_kiss commented on Wholesale Trunk Show
    November 15
    donnalee_kiss

    "Yeah I'm not exactly thrilled that the boyfriend went out at 12:30 and still isn't back yet!"

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