John Bead Corporation
Canada’s Largest Bead Importer
Since 1954 

John Bead was established in 1954 by Fritz John, who desired to introduce the quality and timeless elegance of Czech crystal culture into the world of western DIY crafts and design.

Today, John Bead is an industry leader in providing wholesale and distribution of all ranges of quality supplies for DIY jewellery; from beginners to professionals.  We are able to supply the most unique beads, components, tools, and stringing materials from around the world.

We also represent top quality brands such as; Swarovski, Preciosa, Miyuki, and more…  Our passion for giving our DIY customers that extra edge has led us to create two brands; Dazzle-It™ – “Make it Shine!” for the crafty beader and Metal complex ™ -“Be Your Own Manufacture”  for the one who wants to make jewellery that looks as if it came from a professional designer.

John Bead stocks over 60,000 products at our 100,000 sq. ft. showroom and distribution Center.  We ship daily around the world and our knowledgeable and friendly staff is here to assist with all of your needs. Visit us to discover what makes John Bead outshine the rest.

5 Responses to About

  1. martha calvo says:

    please let me know if you carry multiclor rattail cords 2mm and what color options you have i use these a lot i am a jewelry designer thanks

  2. Natalie Gloade says:

    I am a crafts person and have been for a long time. I would like to receive a book from your company. I had a book years ago.
    Natalie Gloade

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