The name Bobby Bead was created for a popular line of personalized children's bracelets with our first retail location at Riverplace Mall in downtown Minneapolis. In the last few years, we have expanded our space to become one of the largest bead stores in the United States. Bobby Bead is proud to offer a complete line beading supplies. Bobby Bead has been in the Uptown area of Minneapolis since 1992. We own our own 4,600 square foot building totally devoted to beads!
We are one of the largest direct importers and Wholesalers of TOHO® Japanese Seed Beads, we also import and Wholesale Forward® Taiwanese seed beads. We maintain an office in Bali, Indonesia, working with many local silversmiths in Bali and Java, that are the creative force behind many of the unique sterling silver beads, findings, jewelry components we offer. Our silversmiths also create many items in Brass & Copper that some of the newest items that can be found at www.bobbybead.com, and will soon be found on our Java Copper & Brass and Bali Sterling Silver pages on this shopping cart website.
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