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We will be closed from midday on Friday 30th of January until Sunday 8th of February. You can still place an order during this time but it won't be sent out until we are open.

the vintage and faceted beads specialists


Based in Surrey, the Old Bicycle Shop is a mail order company which specialises in hard to find vintage beads, Claspgarten clasps, Golem Studio beads, Miyuki seed beads, Czech pressed and faceted beads. The new and old beads complement each other beautifully.

Postage to a UK address is still just 1.00, no matter how much you spend. Also, if you place a website order before 11:30, we aim to post it the same day.

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Most Popular Items

Exclusive "Sparkling Wine" tutorial and kit
Exclusive "Sparkling Wine" tutorial and kit
This exclusive tutorial has been written just for us by Leah Curt......

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5.00
6mm Two hole Matt Gold square beads
6mm Two hole Matt Gold square beads
This is a pack of 20 Matt Gold, two hole square beads. Each bead ......

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1.00
Medium Carved Lentil bead 080 Dark Green and Olive Arabesque
Medium Carved Lentil bead 080 Dark Green and Olive Arabesque
This carved, ceramic lentil bead has been made by Golem Studio. I......

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2.10
18mm Swarovski Square Flatback (Vintage) Capri
18mm Swarovski Square Flatback (Vintage) Capri
This is a vintage 18mm Square Flatback from Swarovski. It has a f......

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2.50
11mm x 9mm Green leaf beads (1970s)
11mm x 9mm Green leaf beads (1970s)
This is a pack of 7 vintage, Green glass beads which have been pr......

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1.15
50 x 4mm faceted Faux Bone beads
50 x 4mm faceted Faux Bone beads
This is a pack of 50 Faux Bone, faceted glass beads. They are 4mm......

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1.00
5.6cm Yellow textured Glass Christmas Bangle (1900s)
5.6cm Yellow textured Glass Christmas Bangle (1900s)
This is a vintage, translucent Yellow glass bangle with a texture......

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3.50
50 x 5mm faceted Dark Ruby Red beads
50 x 5mm faceted Dark Ruby Red beads
This is a pack of 50 Dark Ruby Red faceted glass beads. They are ......

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1.25
50 x 6mm faceted Silver / Crystal beads
50 x 6mm faceted Silver / Crystal beads
This is a pack of 50 Crystal, faceted glass beads which have part......

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1.40
CLB-065-B-M Aqua and White Paisley Flower on Dark lentil bead
CLB-065-B-M Aqua and White Paisley Flower on Dark lentil bead
This carved, ceramic lentil bead has been made by Golem Studio. I......

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2.30
6mm Two hole Black Diamond / Green Lustre square beads
6mm Two hole Black Diamond / Green Lustre square beads
This is a pack of 12 Black Diamond / Green Lustre, two hole squar......

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0.95
Exclusive "Old Rose" beaded chain necklace kit
Exclusive "Old Rose" beaded chain necklace kit
This exclusive tutorial has been written just for us by Leah Curt......

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13.90
30 x Black Lustre Pip beads
30 x Black Lustre Pip beads
This is a pack of 30 Black Lustre glass Pip beads. They are 5mm b......

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1.35
Size 11 Silver Lined Green seed beads
Size 11 Silver Lined Green seed beads
This is a 10g pack of size 11 Silver Lined Green seed beads. They......

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0.40
Dragon Scale beads in Crystal Volcano
Dragon Scale beads in Crystal Volcano
This is a 3g pack of Dragon Scale beads in Crystal Volcano. These......

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0.75
PEN-055-A Black and White cats Pendant
PEN-055-A Black and White cats Pendant
This carved, ceramic pendant has been made by Golem Studio and is......

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15.50
Claspgarten Gold Brooch 40mm 45278
Claspgarten Gold Brooch 40mm 45278
This is a high quality, 23 carat gold plated brooch from Claspgar......

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6.99
18mm Turquoise / Picasso Table Cut flat oval
18mm Turquoise / Picasso Table Cut flat oval
This is a Turquoise / Picasso table cut bead which was made in th......

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0.35
7x5mm Funky Orchid Flower cups
7x5mm Funky Orchid Flower cups
This is a pack of 25 Funky Orchid glass flowers which are also kn......

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1.00
5.3cm Yellow textured Glass Christmas Bangle (1900s)
5.3cm Yellow textured Glass Christmas Bangle (1900s)
This is a vintage, translucent Yellow glass bangle with a texture......

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3.50
4mm Light Rose AB bicones (Swarovski)
4mm Light Rose AB bicones (Swarovski)
This is a pack of 25 Light Rose AB glass bicones from Swarovski a......

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2.00
6mm Olive Green / Bronze Window beads
6mm Olive Green / Bronze Window beads
This is a pack of 10 Olive Green glass window beads. There is a B......

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1.00
9mm Ring in Black Sliperit
9mm Ring in Black Sliperit
This is a glass ring in Black Sliperit and was made in the Czech ......

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0.10
Superduo beads in Metallic Antique Teal
Superduo beads in Metallic Antique Teal
This is a 10g pack of Superduo beads in Metallic Antique Teal. Th......

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1.35