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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.

First class postage to a UK address is still just 1.00, no matter how much you spend. Also, if you place a website order before 11:00, we aim to post it the same day.

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10 x Metallic Suede Dark Plum two hole Cabochons
10 x Metallic Suede Dark Plum two hole Cabochons
This is a pack of 10 Metallic Suede - Dark Plum, glass two hole c......

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Swarovski 20mm Chessboard - Crystal Sage
Swarovski 20mm Chessboard - Crystal Sage
This is a 20mm flat back, Chessboard cabochon in Crystal Sage. It......

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2.90
25 x 6mm Etched Full Marea Lentils
25 x 6mm Etched Full Marea Lentils
This is a pack of 25 etched Full Marea, glass lentil beads which ......

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25 x 6mm Etched Full Sunset Lentils
25 x 6mm Etched Full Sunset Lentils
This is a pack of 25 etched Full Sunset, glass lentil beads which......

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Size 11 Higher Metallic Iris Olivine Toho Demi seed beads
Size 11 Higher Metallic Iris Olivine Toho Demi seed beads
This is a 5g pack of size 11 Higher Metallic Iris Olivine, demi r......

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10 x Metallic Suede Dark Blue two hole Cabochons
10 x Metallic Suede Dark Blue two hole Cabochons
This is a pack of 10 Metallic Suede - Dark Blue, glass two hole c......

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Superduo beads in Magic Orchid
Superduo beads in Magic Orchid
This is a 10g pack of Superduo beads in Magic Orchid. These are t......

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1.55
Size 8 Magic Apple Miyuki seed beads
Size 8 Magic Apple Miyuki seed beads
This is a 10g pack of size 8 Magic Apple seed beads made by the J......

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Superduo beads in Old Silver
Superduo beads in Old Silver
This is a 10g pack of Superduo beads in Old Silver. These are the......

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1.95
50 x 2mm pearls Baby Blue
50 x 2mm pearls Baby Blue
This is a pack of 50 glass pearls in Baby Blue. They are made in ......

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Size 11 Magic Apple Miyuki seed beads
Size 11 Magic Apple Miyuki seed beads
This is a 10g pack of size 11 Magic Apple seed beads made by the ......

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Superduo beads in Metallic Suede Plum
Superduo beads in Metallic Suede Plum
This is a 10g pack of Superduo beads in Metallic Suede Plum. Thes......

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10 x Metallic Suede Purple two hole Cabochons
10 x Metallic Suede Purple two hole Cabochons
This is a pack of 10 Metallic Suede - Purple, glass two hole cabo......

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Size 11 Magic Blue Miyuki seed beads
Size 11 Magic Blue Miyuki seed beads
This is a 10g pack of size 11 Magic Blue seed beads made by the J......

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1.95
6mm Lila Vega Lustre square Silky beads
6mm Lila Vega Lustre square Silky beads
This is a pack of 25 Lila Vega Lustre, two hole square beads whic......

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Size 11 Crystal Sliperit Miyuki seed beads
Size 11 Crystal Sliperit Miyuki seed beads
This is a 10g pack of size 11 Crystal Sliperit seed beads made by......

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Superduo beads in Magic Apple
Superduo beads in Magic Apple
This is a 10g pack of Superduo beads in Magic Apple. These are th......

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Emma's Bangle pattern by Sabine Lippert
Emmas Bangle pattern by Sabine Lippert
Click here for a free tutorial from Sabine Lippert to make Emma'......

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6mm Light Blue Frosted AB Matsuno Bugles
6mm Light Blue Frosted AB Matsuno Bugles
This is a 10g pack of 6mm Light Blue Frosted AB bugles made by th......

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7mm Lampwork round Violet Blue beads (1950s)
7mm Lampwork round Violet Blue beads (1950s)
This is a pack of 4 vintage, round handmade Violet Blue glass bea......

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Size 15 Black Toho seed beads 49
Size 15 Black Toho seed beads 49
This is a 5g pack of size 15 Black seed beads made by the Japanes......

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Claspgarten Copper clasp with 3 rows 14358 - 10x12mm
Claspgarten Copper clasp with 3 rows 14358 - 10x12mm
This is a high quality, copper plated clasp from Claspgarten. It ......

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50 x Metallic Suede Gold QuadraLentils
 50 x Metallic Suede Gold QuadraLentils
This is a pack of 50 Metallic Suede Gold, glass QuadraLentil bead......

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1.75
Size 15 Nickel Plated Miyuki seed beads 190
Size 15 Nickel Plated Miyuki seed beads 190
This is a 5g pack of size 15 Nickel Plated seed beads made by the......

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3.90