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Boston Bead Company

10 Front St, Salem, MA 01970-3708
+1 978-741-2323
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If you're a woman who likes to make things, then you'll love this place! A little expensive, but... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2015
Bree S
Great people

These people care about quality and their customers. While on vacation, I stopped in to ask them to... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2015
Pietro S
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Boston Bead Company stores in Salem and Cambridge, MA are full service bead stores offering the finest beads and jewelry making supplies from around the world. We also offer and extensive calendar of classes, parties and jewelry repair services.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good11%
  • Average44%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
20 Oct 2015
4 Sep 2015
“Great people”
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Hours Today: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
10 Front St, Salem, MA 01970-3708
+1 978-741-2323
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

If you're a woman who likes to make things, then you'll love this place! A little expensive, but everything you need is there.

Thank Bree S
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

These people care about quality and their customers. While on vacation, I stopped in to ask them to repair my old beaded "FUQK CANCER" bracelet, which had started unraveling. This cherished object was a gift from a friend. I had worn it through diagnosis, surgery,...More

1  Thank Pietro S
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped in a few times and always lots of fun. Had to get a few beaded bracelets restrung and they were very helpful in helping me put them back together.

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

Lots of beads, but not a lot of unique beads. If they offered daily bracelet classes, we would have definitely taken one! But, they didn't and we don't know how to make them without some guidance so we passed on purchasing. Nice to browse.

Thank TouristTrap9597
Reviewed 31 October 2013

I went on Saturday it's a nice shop but nothing to unusual save yourself sales tax and buy locally. A bit pricey for beads!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Abumbee7
Reviewed 15 October 2013

very clean and organized. lots to pick and choose from. all beads and findings are sold singularly, instead of on a strand, which i personally liked because then you can buy what you need. other things like bead boards and string are priced normally priced.staff...More

Thank travel161821
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Really nice selection of beads at good prices. They even do a 15% discount for college students. As you would expect from any good bead shop they also have cord, charms and findings although I didn't spend much time looking in that section. The shop...More

Thank Catriona C
Reviewed 2 August 2012

The Boston Bead Company on the Salem walking mall is a beader's delight! In addition to buying a finished product, I bought several different types of beads for a beading friend. I especially like the animal charms -- we're always keeping an eye out for...More

1  Thank Jamie-SoloTraveler
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