One of the largest ranges in Europe

About us

Beadworks UK is a leading supplier of beads including gemstones/semi-precious beads, findings, chains, tools and bead kits to the UK and export markets.

Over 6000 products in stock – one of the largest ranges in Europe


The Company

    Beadworks UK Limited commenced Trading on 1st October 2009 by merging the business of:
  • JRM Beads Limited (Incorporated in 1967 and trading as “Beadworks”)
  • Bead Trading Company (Inc. in 1993 and trading as Covent Garden Bead Shop – The Original London Bead Shop)
  • Grosvenor Stones Limited (Inc. in 1990 and specializing in Gemstones and Semiprecious Beads)



  • Established in 1967, JRM Beads Limited is one of the oldest established Beads Company in UK/Europe
  • JRM Beads Limited opened the COVENT GARDEN BEAD SHOP (LONDON) in 1977 – the oldest Bead Shop in Europe
  • Covent Garden Bead Shop was THE ORIGINAL LONDON BEAD SHOP and is well recognized as a pioneer worldwide
  • JRM Beads Limited produced the first catalogue in 1979 to cater to the mail order and wholesale customers
  • Grosvenor Stones Limited was formed in 1990 to develop the Gemstones/Semi-Precious business more actively

Products and Services

  • Beadworks UK Limited markets over 6000 items.

Beadworks' products are selected by a team of experienced jewellery makers dedicated to providing the finest in materials to support and inspire the creation of both amateur and professional designers. While classic and traditional designs form a core of our range, contemporary fashion is always the driving force in our search for new products.


Beadworks buyers regularly travel to Europe and Asia to meet with producers and to obtain the best beads and other components at source. The internet range of beads provides our customers with a large and steadily available choice.


Our products are supplemented by a range of services we provide to support and develop our customers including:

  • Helping customers with design ideas.  Our staff has over 100+ years  experience in selling bead and accessories.
  • For wholesale/trade customers, we have dedicated Account Managers
  • For Mail Order and E-commerce customers, a new easy to use website and customer support services.


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