About Creative Beadcraft

Retail and wholesale beads are available at very competitive prices. Choose from over 7,500 lines.
Creative Beadcraft Ltd, formerly known as Ells & Farrier, was established in 1920 and is still a family-run company. 
We are a major importer of quality beads and findings for jewellery making and embroidery, sourcing items from all over the world.
In addition to all the beading essentials, we regularly review our products to ensure an interesting selection of unusual beads and fashion items.


We are an Authorised Retailer for SWAROVSKI and offer a large selection of Swarovski crystal beads, pendants and pearls, flat backs and hot-fix stones and fancy stones.
We can also place special orders for non-stock Swarovski items (subject to minimum orders and availability).

Our wholesale prices for Swarovski Crystal Factory Packs are extremely competitive with upto 15% discount available for both standard stock and special orders for whole packs of non-standard stock.

We are the leading UK distributor for Preciosa Ornela and our collection includes a large selection of their Czech seed beads and small glass beads such as the very popular pip beads.

We also stock a huge selection of other Czech beads including the best-selling pinch beads, fire-polished beads, crystal bicones and glass pearls.


We  have an extensive range of Czech and Japanese seed beads.

We have a large range of the popular Czech seed beads from Preciosa Ornela which are great value.

We also stock Czech seed beads from Matubo, including about 170 colours in the best-selling superduos.  The Matubo seed beads include many beautiful colours and finishes including chalk and picasso colours

We  have a great range of Japanese Toho seed beads including the new demi-rounds. The Tohos come in fabulous colours including the very popular higher metallic shades.

We also stock Japanese Miyuki seed beads, including delicas.

We have a great range of Czech multi-hole beads.

We have a huge selection of the very popular CzechMates multi-hole beads, including the new 2-hole diamond beads. 

We are also able to offer a great range of Les Perles par Puca multi-hole beads.  We stock all shapes including the new Amos par Puca beads.

Other multi-hole beads include the 2-hole candy and chilli beads, diamonduos, nib-bits and zoliduos.


We are also the main UK distributor for pony beads and novelty beads from The Beadery, USA. 

In addition to our standard stock of pony beads and novelty beads, wholesale pony beads and novelty beads in additional colours and shapes are available by special order and regular delivery is assured.

We have a great range of crystal puffy rondelles as well as other popular glass beads such as crackle beads.

A large range of bright wooden beads and exotic wooden beads and shell from Philippines is available.

We also have a very wide range of acrylic and plastic beads, including lucite flowers.
Other ranges include semi-precious stones, sequins, trimmings and jewellery components from China, leather cord and jewellery making wire.  We also stock sterling silver and chain.  

Both wholesale and retail enquiries are very welcome.   Please see our Trade section, email beads@creativebeadcraft.co.uk or telephone 01494 778818. 

International Beading Week 2019: 27 July - 4 August