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Beads in bulk? (Save $$?)

Atafrd 8/23/2016 06:17 pm 2051

Hey, my fellow kandi enthusiasts! Where is a good place to order cheap pony beads in bulk? I've bought a few kits and individual packages of beads from Walmart, but my problem is I run out of specific colors too quickly and I can't afford to pay Walmart's prices. (I'm poor, don't judge)

Also I'm wanting to sell some at the fair on the square in my local town next year, so I need lots and lots of beads but at a price that my cuffs won't be astronomically priced.

Any Ideas? Fellow sellers and/or poor people?

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Sep 2, 2016 11:10 am

I crunched le numbers during lunch. Amazon seems like your best deal! beadtin.com and ponybeadstore.com costs about $0.004 per bead and Amazon costs $0.005 per bead (both on average) but amazon allows for reviews to prevent getting scammed and a bunch of sellers have deals to buy a second bag for three dollars (bags of 1000 beads are on average around $5) so for more deals and reliable sellers, I'd go to amazon soot sprite

Sep 2, 2016 9:33 am

i use ponybeadstore.com

  • Pyro
Aug 30, 2016 5:25 pm

kutikandi on etsy or instagram helps me. She is suuuuuper sweet and she tries to get all my beads for the lowest prices if I message her.


Give it a try.


P.L.U.R.

Aug 27, 2016 11:25 am

@ashy761: I'll

definitely check it out! Thanks!

Aug 27, 2016 11:24 am
@chill1208: Alright,

I'll have to go compare prices then. Thank you. happy

Aug 27, 2016 11:22 am

Definitely look at beadtin.com happy

Aug 27, 2016 11:21 am

amazon is probably the cheapest option, but craft stores like joannes fabrics and Michaels crafts usually have good prices. Joannes tends to have a lot of sales too.

Aug 25, 2016 6:29 am

@lori05: no i haven't, but i'll look into it! Thank you! wink

Aug 25, 2016 5:00 am

Do you ever buy on Amazon? I get all my beads on Amazon. They have the big 6000 piecebags for $9.99. dance

  • tootalltygerlily
Aug 24, 2016 1:19 pm

Ebay is always a good option. Just be aware that when you order from countries like China and Hong Kong, it may take up to a month to arrive in the mail to you.