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« on: November 07, 2009 05:40:12 PM »

Just wondering, where do you guys like to go buy beads in the Montreal area?  Or do you prefer buying online?
« Last Edit: November 07, 2009 05:42:21 PM by Crazyhappyb » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2009 10:32:41 AM »

There are two bead stores on St Denis, just north of Sherbrooke metro station (One is called Bedz, I think, and the other one I don't know, I just remember thinking "there's ANOTHER bead store on this stretch?!). 

People will likely sigh and lament the closing the Bead Emporium, a bead store that had been in Westmount for ever and ever and ever and ever and just closed recently because of the recession, etc.

Tip for looking in Montreal: they're called perles in French.
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2009 06:53:40 AM »

A great place to buy beads online is with a compnay called Stones and Findings.  They have a really good site, and they are super helpful if you have any questions.  They carry a large assortment of sterling silver findings, semi-precious stones, freshwater pearls, and more.
« Last Edit: January 27, 2010 07:33:14 AM by rackycoo » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2010 09:16:10 AM »


The best place I know to buy beads in montreal is called Beads Planet.  It's on St-Hubert a block north away from Jean-Talon Street. (Jean-Talon metro station) They have a website which should give you an idea on how much stuff they have (my head was spinning first time I went in there!

Hope this helps!
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2010 02:42:38 PM »

ditto on the St-Hubert store, I think it's called Chatons Beads: they have tons of beads and also a back store with metal findings. You can also get stuff like E6000 glue. I buy vintage so I usually get them from Etsy suppliers.

« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2010 07:06:57 PM »

My new favorite place for beads is this : http://www.clubbeadplus.com/fr/home.aspx

I saw it going to the airport in a taxi, because it's on the side of the 40 expressway (right after St-Laurent boulevard).  I've been there twice now, it's insane.  If you like what you see on the website, go have a look in store.  The people are super nice and know their stuff!
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