Atlanta Area Bead and Glass Stores / Galleries
Please Note: Bead stores often relocate or close and don't notify us. Southern Flames suggests you call the stores listed below to verify their addresses and store hours before visiting. Also, you might check The Beading Circle which lists details about Atlanta Area Bead Stores but it too is not always accurate.
Please, if you have more up-to-date information about any of these stores or have others to add to the list, please email the Web Mama.
Beads by Design:
585 Cobb Parkway, Suite L
Beads, findings, glass, glass tools as well as handcrafted jewelry and classes in beading, Lampwork, and other jewelry related techniques. Beads by Design also hosts Southern Flames membership meetings, events and classes. Class schedule is available on their web site.
Ad Lib Beads & Jewelry
5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
(inside Discover Mills Mall - Go in the Books-a-Million entrance and turn right - then 2nd store on the right.)
Atlanta Bead Company (formerly Beadworks)
781 Wheeler St
Atlanta, GA 30318
(Midtown West - in the old Coca Cola sugar Factory Building)
Open Tues - Sat Noon - 6PM
American Raw Materials:
992 Rabun Drive
Large selection of sterling silver findings, beads and gemstones. Call and check to see if retail as well as whole sale is available.
Atlanta Bead Market:
New Shop in Buford - no other info available.
Art Glass Emporium:
723 Hwy 211 NW
Winder, GA 30680
Huge selection of Moretti rods; lots of sheet glass for fusing as well as a small display of Borosilicate rods. Bullseye frit and boro, call to ask about Moretti frit. Nice selection of tools and selection of kilns in various sizes. The Web Mama visited in March and was blown away - it was heaven.
The Bead Bug: NOTE: BEAD BUG IS GOING OUT OF BUSINESS END OF APRIL 2011
780 Mayfield Road
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Small, cute store. Has sterling silver beads and findings, crystals, stringing materials, base metal, seed beads, etc.
20% discount for Southern Flames members!
The Bead Shoppe
2849 East College Ave
Twin Oaks Shopping Center
Decatur, GA 30030 (Physically located in Avondale Estates but with Decatur Address.)
They have an enormous inventory of beads from all over the world and a huge inventory of hard to find vintage. They offer classes at the customer's convenience as well as girls' nights out and birthday parties for little girls. Owned Melanie Gulley and Linda Bricker.
290 Hildebrand Drive, B-15
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Classes, unique beads, findings, books, etc
3355 Hwy 78
Ste BSnellville, GA 30078
Friendly full service bead shop located in Snellville but near Stone Mountain. We sell all types of loose and string beads, pendants, gifts, findings, beading tools & sterling silver supplies. We offer all types of parties and bead classes of all ages.
3231-A Cains Hill Place
Atlanta, GA 30305
404 816 8230
Beads, Findings, Jewelry and Classes "The women in there are really nice, and the store is always full of people shopping and making jewelry. It was in Lucky Magazine a few months ago! They also have plenty of classes"
Bundle of Beads Downtown
10800 Alpharetta Hwy
Cherrygons Beading Gallery (aka THE BEAD STORE) NEW
4046 Highway 154
(Sharpsburg McCollugh exit off 85)
Newnan, GA 30265
Note that the store sign had THE BEAD STORE in large letters, with Cherrygons Beading Gallery below in smaller letters)
2350 Cheshire Bridge Rd.
Atlanta GA 30324
Pottery & Glass Equipment and Supplies
5076 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30341
770-451-2105 or 1-800-695-4805
Stocks some Bullseye Glass for fusing and slumping. If you need Bullseye Rods for Beadmaking check to see if they have them before going. They also have a small supply of Moretti glass rods and tool. Primarily a pottery store with large kilns, hundreds of glazes, they also sell stained glass and glass for fusing. If you live close by, you might want to check it out. It is a fun place to visit.
Beads and Gemstones
1300 Peachtree Industrial Blvd Suite 3210
Suwanee, GA 30024
917-496-5187 or 917 678 6681
Owner writes: I am a veteran bead and gemstone seller from the New York area and I just moved down here to Atlanta
JFF Jeweler Supply:
5269-11 Buford Highway
Doraville, GA 30340
The store sells sterling silver, gold filled and other wire, precious metals, beading silk and just about any tool a bench jeweler would need. They do not sell findings, chain, stones, beads, glass, gas or glass torches.
Closed Mon - Tues
2760 Braselton Hwy - Suite 102
Dacula, GA 30019
Conveniently located off of I-85, just 3
miles from the Mall of Georgia. Full service beadshop offering semi-precious, Swarovski, czech glass,
stering & gold filled findings, tools and supplies. Check their website for
250 Spring Street NW
Suite # 6W 363A/361B
Atlanta, GA 30303
Wholesale and Retail precious and semi precious stone beads. City of Atlanta.
1039 Peachtree Industrial Blvd
Suite # A108
Suwanee, GA 30024
Roma Creations is a full Service bead store with a wide selection of supplies for jewelry making ranging from Semiprecious beads, Swarovski Crystals, Czech glass beads, Copper, Vermeil and silver findings. We also carry Tools, Beading Cords, Wires, Project Books too. They also have a wide selection of unique and beautifully Handcrafted Asian Indian fashion Jewelry, Bridal as well as Temple jewelry.
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