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Over 5,100 items with new beads added daily. First class P&P is 1.00 and a free gift for website orders over 10 (ex p&p).

Our next show is the Essex Bead Fair on Sunday 25th February.


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, Laser Etched beads, 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 Monday to Friday, we aim to post it the same day.

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5g Gekko beads in Crystal Vitrail
5g Gekko beads in Crystal Vitrail
This is a 5g pack of Gekko beads in Crystal Vitrail, designed by ......

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20 x Round DropDuo in Apricot Medium Full
20 x Round DropDuo in Apricot Medium Full
This is a pack of 20 Round DropDuo beads in Apricot Medium Full. ......

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5g Black Argentic Full Half Tila Beads (HTL55097)
5g Black Argentic Full Half Tila Beads (HTL55097)
This is 5g pack of Black Argentic Full Half Tila beads made by th......

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50 x 3mm faceted Green Iris beads
50 x 3mm faceted Green Iris beads
This is a pack of 50 Green Iris, faceted beads. They are 3mm in d......

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

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15 x Laser etched Crystal daggers with Iridescent Blue Wings 1 pattern (5x16mm)
15 x Laser etched Crystal daggers with Iridescent Blue Wings 1 pattern (5x16mm)
This is a pack of 15 top-drilled, glass daggers in Crystal with a......

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5g California Gold Rush Half Tila Beads (HTL55041)
5g California Gold Rush Half Tila Beads (HTL55041)
This is 5g pack of California Gold Rush Half Tila beads made by t......

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Metallic Amethyst Lustre two hole Bricks
Metallic Amethyst Lustre two hole Bricks
This is a pack of 50 Metallic Amethyst Lustre bricks which are ab......

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20 x Two hole leaves in Gold Lustre
20 x Two hole leaves in Gold Lustre
This is a pack of 20 leaf beads in Gold Lustre. These two holed b......

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5g Apollo Gold two hole CzechMate Bars
5g Apollo Gold two hole CzechMate Bars
This is a 5g pack of Apollo Gold bars which are about 6mm by 3mm ......

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5g Silver Rainbow Half Tila Beads HTL55017
5g Silver Rainbow Half Tila Beads HTL55017
This is 5g pack of Silver Rainbow Half Tila beads made by the Jap......

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5g Size 15/0 Silver Miyuki seed beads
5g Size 15/0 Silver Miyuki seed beads
This is a 5g pack of size 15/0 Silver seed beads made by the Japa......

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6mm Czech Tiles in Purple Lustre
6mm Czech Tiles in Purple Lustre
This is a string of 30 Purple Lustre, two hole square beads. Each......

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5g Golden Rainbow Half Tila Beads (HTL55023)
5g Golden Rainbow Half Tila Beads (HTL55023)
This is 5g pack of Golden Rainbow Half Tila beads made by the Jap......

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50 x 3mm faceted Magic Green beads
50 x 3mm faceted Magic Green beads
This is a pack of 50 Magic Green, faceted beads. They are 3mm in ......

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5g Matt Crystal Vitrail Half Tila Beads (HTL4557)
5g Matt Crystal Vitrail Half Tila Beads (HTL4557)
This is 5g pack of Matt Crystal Vitrail Half Tila beads made by t......

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5g Sueded Gold Alexandrite two hole CzechMate Bars
5g Sueded Gold Alexandrite two hole CzechMate Bars
This is a 5g pack of Sueded Gold Alexandrite bars which are about......

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50 x 3mm faceted Magic Copper beads
50 x 3mm faceted Magic Copper beads
This is a pack of 50 Magic Copper, faceted beads. They are 3mm in......

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50 x 3mm faceted Dark Olive Green beads
50 x 3mm faceted Dark Olive Green beads
This is a pack of 50 Dark Olive Green, faceted glass beads. They ......

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Cobalt two hole Bricks
Cobalt two hole Bricks
This is a pack of 50 Cobalt bricks which are about 6mm by 3mm and......

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5g Super8 beads in Metallic Light Blue
5g Super8 beads in Metallic Light Blue
This is a 5g pack of Super8 beads in Metallic Light Blue. These t......

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25 x 6mm Lila Lustre square Silky beads
25 x 6mm Lila Lustre square Silky beads
This is a pack of 25 Lila Lustre, two hole square beads which wer......

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50 x Purple Iris / Gold Pinch beads
50 x Purple Iris / Gold Pinch beads
This is a pack of 50 Purple Iris / Gold coloured glass pinch bead......

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Dark Grey Rainbow Lustre Half Tila Beads 2440D
Dark Grey Rainbow Lustre Half Tila Beads 2440D
This is a 5g pack of Dark Grey Rainbow Lustre Half Tila beads mad......

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