General Bead

Glass Beads detail Glass Beads pinks and yellows

We paid a visit to General Bead yesterday -- for those of you not in the know, it's a San Francisco institution and one of the best bead resources out there!

Glass Beads Whites

We love their vintage glass beads, especially!

Wall of Beads

Wall of Yellow Beads

You can literally find any kind of bead here - they're all arranged by color. So fabulous!

Orange beads

Seed beads

Love these pretty seed beads in hundreds of colors!

Faceted beads

And these faceted beauties!

Pom Pom clock

And the best part - the whole place is decked out in wacky 1970's fabric and ephemera - classic San Francisco!

Bedazzled calculator

Beadazzled calculators...

Swarovski Crystals

Ode to Swarovski crystals!

General Bead

Definitely check it out for your next crafting project - visit the stores in San Francisco or San Diego or shop online.

General Bead San Francisco 637 Minna Street 415-255-2323 Monday - Saturday 10 - 6, Sunday 12 - 5