Are you a jewelry designer looking to expand your business? We proudly offer a robust selection of discounted jewelry-making supplies and wholesale beads. Our wholesale discount program will allow jewelry designers like yourself to purchase gemstone beads and jewelry-making supplies at competitive prices, making it much more profitable to design and sell handmade jewelry to the public. In fact, Beadworks has offered wholesale discounts to jewelry designers since it’s founding over 30 years ago!

Sales tax documents are the best documentation, but we can also accept business registration documents. Every state, or country, is different and we can accept your documentation regardless of whether you’re registered in Connecticut. Jewelry designers from Maine to California are welcome!

Not sure if you qualify? Feel welcome to submit an application, anyway! We’ll contact you directly and answer any and all questions you have about being a wholesale customer. As always, feel free to call us at 203-852-9194 or email

Application for Discount Status

tell us about your business needs and goals

Gemstone Beads Galore!

Beadworks is known for providing the finest quality gemstone beads and semi-precious beads. As a matter of fact, we have quite the selection! Our assortment ranges from faceted cut briolette beads to sparkling faceted semi-precious rondelle beads. Additionally, we carry a huge collection of round semi-precious gemstone beads, many of which are used to create the perfect stack of stretchy beaded bracelets.

Designer Consults & Private Jewelry Making Classes

We are committed to sharing our extensive knowledge on jewelry-making techniques and jewelry designs. Beadworks offers private jewelry-making classes with any one of our seasoned jewelry experts. Furthermore, we offer complimentary design consults. If you’re interested in help designing and sourcing your wholesale jewelry call us at 203-955-1550 to set up your appointment.

Freshwater & Premium Pearls

Beadworks carries freshwater pearls that are carefully selected for their luster and exceptional quality. These are natural pearls that have been cultured in shapes ranging from organic baroque pearls, coin pearls, and the classic round pearls as well as large-hole pearls big enough to fit through leather cord. We also stock an eclectic selection of wooden beads, Buddha pendants, and more! Browse an array of amulets, African trade beads, and even brass beads straight from Nepal.

Just Getting Started Selling Your Jewelry?

Everyone has to start somewhere, and we’re here to help! Even if you’re just taking the step from avid hobbyist to  selling your handmade beaded jewelry at craft fairs, Instagram, or Etsy, you can still get great support from Beadworks! Please complete our online application and give us all the details of your current selling activities, including Etsy, social media, or fairs. We’ll get back to you right away!

In-Store Gemstone Shows and Special Events

Beyond Beadworks’ daily selection of amazing gemstone beads, findings and jewelry making supplies, we also have special events in store with massive doses of new exciting new beads such as our quarterly Gem Shows. We also host jewelry business workshops and educational events.