Local Bead Stores

Southern California Bead Store Association brochure

Look through this list for stores that offer discounts to SDBS members!  Stores with a discount listed will give that discount when a member presents her or his membership card. Please note: this list is provided for your convenience. It is updated 1-2 times/year. Many businesses make changes throughout the year. Please contact stores first to confirm hours and availability before visiting them in person.

The San Diego Bead Society is not responsible for any change of information since the distribution of this list on June 1, 2018.

If you have any questions, please call the individual store before you visit.

Thank you and happy beading!

B&B Pearl, Inc.
2515 San Diego Avenue
San Diego, CA 92110 (in Old Town)
Phone: 619-260-0688
Email: rpjeweler@gmail.com
Website: www.rpjeweler.comLocation: San Diego
Supplies: Pearls, semiprecious and Chinese crystals.Hours: Daily 11:30 – 6:0010% discount for SDBS members
BEAD CELLAR
9823 Mira Mesa Blvd.
Scripps Ranch, CA 92131
Phone: 858-831-9190
www.bead-cellar.com  •  info@bead-cellar.comLocation: In Scripps Ranch across the street from Denny’s
Supplies: Classes available. Jewelry, tools, Swarovski crystals, Czech beads, findings, sterling silver, chains, charms and semi-precious stones. Massive seed bead and Delica wallHours: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5, closed Sundays.10% discount for SDBS members with the show of ID.
BEAD GALLERY — BONSALL
5519 Mission Rd., Suite C
Bonsall, CA 92003
Phone: 760-732-5997Location: Bonsall
Supplies: Jewelry, tools, Swarovski crystals, Czech beads, findings, sterling silver, chains, charms and semi-precious stones. Classes & parties available.Hours: Tues-Thurs 11-6, Fri 11-6:00, Sat 10-4, closed Sunday and Monday.
BEADS AND MAGIC WISHES GRANTED
by Donna M. Palmer
9039 Caminito Vera
San Diego, CA 92126
Phone: 858-578-2273
Website: http://beadsandmagicwishes.org
Email: beadragon@aol.comLocation: San Diego
Supplies: Great selection of seed beads in all sizes and colors, exciting kits and stimulating classes.Hours: By appointment only.10% discount for SDBS members
BEADS, CRYSTALS & MORE
967 S. Coast Highway 101 (Located in the The Lumberyard)
Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone: 760-942-5222
http://beadscrystalsandmore.com/YouTube video overview of the storeLocation: Encinitas
Supplies: Crystals, stone, vintage glass, charms, findings & more. Classes, parties & repairsWe’re one of San Diego’s oldest bead stores filled with treasure.  Our inventory reflects our longtime love affair with beads, as well as our taste for the unique, exotic and most of all, our penchant for high grading everything from plastic to Tahitian pearls and gems as if it was to be a gift for our own wife, mom, or dad. Hours: Mon-Thus 10-6, Fri-Sat 10-7, Sun 11-610% discount for SDBS members and 20%+ to those with a business license.
BEADS AND MORE
4150 Mission Blvd., #111
San Diego, CA 92109
Phone: 858-483-4190
www.sandiegobeads.comLocation: In Pacific Beach at The Promenade Center.
Supplies: Imported beads, gold filled, sterling silver, natural stone & more. Stringing supplies, findings, and instructional books. Free basic beading classes available.Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5, summer hours close at 7:00 P.M.

10% discount for SDBS members
BEADS OF LA JOLLA
7730 Herschel Avenue, Suite J
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: 858-459-6134Location: La Jolla
Supplies: Beads, repairs, and custom designs.Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10-5, Sun and Mon by appointment
BLACK BEAD, THE
5003 Newport Avenue
San Diego, CA 92107
Phone: 619-222-2115
www.theblackbead.comLocation: Ocean Beach
Supplies: Japanese& Czech seed beads, gemstone beads, Austrian & Czech crystals, books, findings, handmade, ethnic, trade beads and charms.Hours: Closed Mon & Tues, Wed-Sat 10:30-7, Sun 11-610% discount for SDBS members
BLACK SHEEP, THE
11675 Sorrento Valley Rd, Suite H
San Diego, CA 92121
Phone: 760-436-9973
www.theblacksheep.bizLocation: Sorrento Valley
Supplies: Exquisite selection of yarns, classes, beads, buttons, and loom weaving.Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun closed
THE BOUNCING BEAD 
8876 La Mesa Blvd.
La Mesa, CA 91942
Phone: 619-460-2323
www.thebouncingbead.comLocation: La Mesa
Supplies: Bead classes and parties. Semi precious stones, Swarovski crystals, jewelry, findings, chains, charms, books, tools, sterling silver, pearls, glass beads, Czech/Japanese seed beads, supplies and a helpful staff.Hours: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5, closed Sunday
CHIC BEADS
1415 N. Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone 760-435-1040Location: OceansideHours: Tues-Fri 11-5:30, Sat 10-4, closed Sunday & Monday
CLAY FACTORY
PO Box 460598
Escondido, CA 92046-0598
Phone: 760-741-3242
Toll free: 877-728-5739
Fax: 760-741-5436
www.clayfactory.com Location: EscondidoHours: Mon-Fri 9-5, closed weekends
DANCING BEAR INDIAN TRADER
1313 Simpson Way, Suite A
Escondido, CA 92029
www.dancingbearindiantrader.comLocation: Escondido
Supplies: Czech hanks of seed beads, charlottes, true cuts, etc. Japanese seed beads. Beautiful fabric. Specializing in Native American craft supplies.Hours: Mon – Sat 10-6, Sun 12-5
FOLK ART INTERNATIONAL
823 W. Washington
San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: 619-260-0686Location: In Mission Hills.
Supplies: Beads and ornaments — ethnic and old trade. Extensive collection. Reasonable prices.Hours: Tues-Sat 11-6, closed Sunday and Monday
GEM AND BEAD MALL, INC.
7377 Convoy Court, Suite A
San Diego, CA 92111
Phone: 858-277-1361
www.gemandbeadmall.comLocation: San Diego
Supplies: Importer & wholesaler of semi-precious beads.10% discount for SDBS membersHours: Mon-Sat 10-7, Sun 12-5
INDIAN STORE, THE
1950 Hacienda Drive
Vista, CA 92084
Phone: 760-639-5309
www.theindianstore.orgLocation: West on 78 freeway towards Oceanside, take the Emerald exit, turn left and go over the freeway. At the light on Hacienda, turn right. In the 2nd shopping center next to California Dreams.
Supplies: Austrian crystals, Czech, seed beads, charlottes, cuts, sterling silver, gold, precious and semi-precious, metal findings, and much more. Retail and wholesale.Hours: Mon-Sat 10-7, Sun 10-610% discount for SDBS members
LOST CITIES BEADS
2802 Juan Street, #14
San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: 619-692-1114
www.lostcitiesbeads.comLocation: In Old Town San Diego.
Supplies: Value priced exotic gemstone beads & pearls, old Tibetan turquoise, coral and amber. Antiques silver crosses, amulets, chains and bracelets. Clasps & spacers from sterling silver, vermeil and 22 kt gold. Expert pearl and bead restringing.Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5
OCEAN SKY BEADS
630-A Grand Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone: 760-730-9400
www.oceanskybeads.com
Location: North San Diego county.Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 11-6; Sat 10-5; Sun 12-5.  Closed Tuesdays.
OSKADUSA
731 S. Highway 101
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Phone: 858-755-2323
www.oskadusa.com

Location: In the Mercado Del Sol north of Via de la Valle.  We are next to Double Take Consignment Boutique and Bankok Bay Restaurant. Plenty of free parking!
Supplies: Exotic & unusual beads.  Hand selected new & vintage glass, crystals, silver, findings, books, Japanese seeds & Delicas.  Call for class schedule and to get on the email list.

Hours: Mon 11-6, Tues-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 11-4

PACIFIC BEADS

9332 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
San Diego, CA 92123
858-277-1762

Location: Formerly South Sun
Supplies: Although we are a relatively new store, our staff has many years of experience in the jewelry and beading industry. The response to our new store has been overwhelming! San Diego’s beaders have instantly fallen in love with our giant selection of gemstone beads, silver pendants, and unique findings.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:30-6:00 , Sundays 10:00-5:00

STORE ON THE CORNER, THE
www.christenbrown.com Christen Brown’s Fiber Arts Treasure Trove. Website with hard-to-find items such as French wire ribbon, hand dyed silk bias ribbon, glass buttons, silk embroidery ribbons, charms and more. Shop through Christen’s online catalog or visit her eBay and Etsy sites. Classes and patterns available.