Welcome to The Bead Base!

Welcome to The Bead Base, for all your beads and beading accessories. We are a small family run business in Basingstoke, Hampshire, and have been providing Basingstoke and the surrounding areas with our bespoke bead products for over ten years.

We source beautiful Swarovski crystals and other jewellery making components including Delicas, gemstone, wood, and glass beads and much more. We have a large collection for you to choose from and a team to help you with all your bead enquiries. Our beads, sold by the string, in packets, or individually, include:

  • Gemstone
  • Freshwater Pearl
  • Porcelain
  • Acrylic
  • Swarovski Crystal
  • Delicas and other seed beads
  • Glass and much more

We stock a range of findings in various colours, including:

  • Headpins
  • Earring wires
  • Jump rings
  • Crimps
  • Clasps and more

We also have a large collection of tools, bead storage, threads and cords, everything you need to get started making your own fashion jewellery.

As well as our wide selection, our staff are on hand to give helpful advice and tuition at our worktable if you may need it.

For information on classes and general beady news, please see our monthly newsletter