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Address: 10 Front St, Salem, MA 01970-3708
Phone Number: 978-741-2323
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10:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Boston Bead Company stores in Salem and Cambridge, MA are full service bead...

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.

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Lovely Shop

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2013
Catriona C
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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 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.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 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, chemo and recovery; everyday for three years. The person behind the counter listened to my... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 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.

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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 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.

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Concord NH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Thank Abumbee7
pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 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 was knowledgeable, courteous and very helpful. i would recommened to anyone who makes jewerly and... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 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 assistant was lovely but she wasn't able to tell me what some of the unlabelled... More 

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Thank Catriona C
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 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 those! The staff is friendly and helpful. Be aware that you must purchase over $10... More 

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