Come Shop at Our Anchorage Store
We carry a huge assortment of beads and beading supplies including:
Japanese Seed Beads Sizes 6, 8, 8HEX, 11 &15
Miyuki Delica Seed Beads Sizes 11 and 15
Czech Seed Beads Sizes 8, 9 3-Cut, 10, 11, 11 Charlotte cut, 13 Charlotte cut and 15
Czech Pressed Glass Beads Round Druks, Preciosa Pearl Rounds, Rondelles, Leaves, Flowers, Teardrops, Hearts, Fish, Super Duos, Keop Par Pucas, Demis, O-Beads, Rizos, Melons, Rectangles, Spearheads, Rice, Bicones & More!
Czech Fire Polish Beads Rounds in sizes 3mm, 4mm, 6mm and 8mm, and Rondelles
Bone & Horn Beads Hairpipes .5”, 1”, 1.5”, 2” & 3” long (ultra-thin and regular diameter), Round Bone Beads, and 3-hole and 4-hole Choker Spacer Beads.
Gemstone & Shell Beads Mother-of-Pearl and Abalone bead shapes, Lots of different gemstones in different shapes, mostly rounds and chips, both low-end and high-end (we don’t stock low quality beads), Sizes range from 1.5mm to 10mm
Austrian & Preciosa Crystal Beads Bicones in 3mm, 4mm and 6mm, Faceted Rounds in 4mm and 6mm
Metal Chain Sterling Silver and Gold-Filled sold by the inch, and Plated Brass sold by the foot.
Beading Supplies Threads (Nymo, One-G, Fireline, S-Lon), Beading Needles (Pony, John James and Tulip), Glovers (Skin) Needles, Leather Cording by the yard, Macrame Cording, Imitation Sinew, Flex-Rite Wire Cording, Glues, Dreamcatcher Wire Rings (1.5”, 2”, 3”, 4”, 5”, 6”, 8”), Ultra Suede Pieces, Lacy’s Stiff Stuff Beading Foundation (white and black), Ceramic Trays, Bead Mats (foam or sticky), Ziplock Plastic Bags, Flip-Top Tubes, and so much more
Wire & Sheetmetal Round Wire in Sterling Silver, Gold-Filled, Copper, Brass and Plated Craft Wire (diameters range from 14ga to 28ga in most of these metals); Square and Half-Round Craft wire (18ga and 21ga) in plated colors: silver, gold, copper and vintage bronze; Silver Solder Wire; Sheetmetal in Sterling Silver and Copper
Beading Tools Pliers in Round Nose, Chain Nose, Bent Chain Nose, and Flat Nose; Awls, Crimping Pliers, Wire Cutters, Looms, Bead Spinners, Thread Zap, One Step Looper Tool, and much more
Metalsmithing Tools Steel Bench Blocks, Chasing Hammers, Micro and Jumbo Max Torches, Handi Flux, File Sets, Ring and Bracelet Mandrels, French Shears, Saw Frames and Saw Blades, Bench Pin and Clamps, Curved Burnishers, Crosslocking Tweezers, Liver of Sulfur, Solder Picks, Solder Boards, Charcoal Blocks, Third Hands and so much more
Metal Beads & Findings Sterling, Gold-Filled and Plated Round Beads; and Sterling, Gold-Filled, Stainless Steel and Plated Brass Findings. The types of Findings include: Clasps, Screw Eyes, Earwires, Jump Rings, Split Rings, Soldered Rings, Headpins, Eyepins, Wire Protectors, Barrettes, Bar Pins, Crimp Beads, Crimp Covers, Ribbon Clamps, End Caps and so many others
Items used in Alaskan Native & Native American Beadwork & Regalia Dentalium Shells, Porcupine Quills, Abalone and Shell Buttons, Glass Crow Beads, Antique Bells, Bone Feather Pendants, Bone Hairsticks, Bone Arrowhead Pendants and more
Charms Sterling Silver Charms with an Alaska Theme; Pewter charms from many different categories
Click on the (i) next to each category below for more details on the items we stock in the category.
Classes For Beading Techniques & Skills
The Alaska Bead Company is proud to offer over 40 on-site classes in a wide range of beading techniques and skills. Taught by both local and guest artists, our classes give you hands-on, guided experience to help you bring your creative vision into reality.