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 stock a great range of Preciosa Crystal beads, pearls and stones.  These high quality crystal components from the Czech Republic include the very popular bicones, crystal nacre pearls and Maxima flatback hotfix and no-hotfix stones.
We can also place special orders for non-stock Preciosa Crystal items (subject to minimum orders and availability).

We buy direct from Preciosa Crystal and offer very competitive prices.  The Preciosa Crystal components are available in small retail packs and wholesale packs.

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 fire-polished beads, crystal bicones, pinch beads, daggers 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 tiles, cabochons and crescents.

We are also able to offer a great range of Les Perles par Puca multi-hole beads.  We stock all shapes including the very popular Samos, Amos and Arcos par Puca beads.

Other multi-hole beads include the 2-hole candy and chilli beads, gemduos, paisleyduos and nib-bits.


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 other 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.

We also have a  wide range of acrylic and plastic beads.
Other ranges include sequins, trimmings and metal charms and jewellery components from China, cotton and leather cord, jewellery making wire and pliers. We also stock findings and chain.  

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