The Bead Chest

We take ethically-sourced, handmade beading supplies to a whole new level.

Our Mission

To provide creative jewelry designers with quality beading supplies, while supporting developing communities at the same time.
Illuminate your designs with distinctive, handmade beads.
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Our Global Reach

From Ghana and Kenya, to Egypt and Morocco, our team is on the ground year-round working for you. Direct access means better quality, fair prices, and ethical trading.

Sourcing Beads That Tell a Tale

In an age where inexpensive, generic, and mass-produced goods tend to be the norm, we offer a unique selection of beads made not only with love, but also beads that have a human story behind them.

Your Success is Our Success

Whether you are running an international jewelry company, managing a neighborhood boutique, or simply exploring your passion for beads and jewelry making, we are committed to do everything we can to ensure your success.

Your Satisfaction is Our #1 Priority

We work day in and day out to offer the best possible online shopping experience for our customers, and will go above and beyond to put a smile on your face.
So...what are you waiting for? :)
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