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The Bead Shop

2b Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 8466
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beadaliscious!

Great little shop, lovely attendant who was full of information about beads and Queenstown and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kaye H
Shopping for beads

They were so helpful. More than happy to help. Their expertise in assisting me to find the right... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
robsandym
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We run our beautiful bead business from an old cottage on the outskirts of town, 2 minutes from the centre. You can't miss us - we have a colorful frontage, with large multi-colored beads hanging outside. Look for our OPEN flag and the often photographed Paua Koru on the wall out front! See you soon, for lots of fun, creativity and gifts!! Come and make your own personalized gift or simply find something beautiful that we have made.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2b Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-441 8466
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little shop, lovely attendant who was full of information about beads and Queenstown and a great range of beads

Thank Kaye H
Reviewed 19 August 2017

They were so helpful. More than happy to help. Their expertise in assisting me to find the right items made sure I came away with what I wanted.

Thank robsandym
Beadlee, Owner at The Bead Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us.. from an owners point of view it's wonderful to be able to relay your message to the two girls who really are the back bone of the business! Thank you

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in with my 3.5 year old daughter and the ladies that worked there where fantastic. My daughter made a beautiful necklace which she now loves wearing. Close to our last day my daughter accidentally chipped the glass pendant. We took it back to the...More

Thank Armsie78
Beadlee, Owner at The Bead Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Yeh!!! :) We still think it's fun too after 18 years! Thank you for your review and happy to hear we have a budding beader in our midst! Cheers Lee

Reviewed 15 June 2017

I lived in Queenstown for a while and loved going to The Bead Shop as a little getaway to make some jewellery. Whoever was working is always happy to assist or answer any questions and now I am back home in the UK i can't...More

Thank Nakita2014
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I had no idea that many beautiful bead styles existed. It's a great idea to bring a thermos of hot chocolate or coffee and stay a few hours- choosing beans and creating a beautiful necklace, etc... is so theraputic and a great break from all...More

Thank Tamra F
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Big thanks to Kris for helping me make this little bag charm. I wanted something to put on my bag, but could never find just the right thing - now I have exactly what I pictured, custom made. Such friendly service and helpful advice -...More

Thank Jess R
Beadlee, Owner at The Bead Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Hi Jess... always good to hear from a happy customer! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us... I saw your photo on our Facebook page and it does look awesome. Well done kris well done you.. I will be sure to...More

Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I went here so she could make some jewellery. She really enjoyed it and Kris was wonderful with us. We spent a relaxing time making a necklace and bracelet. Recommended

Thank Saman S
Beadlee, Owner at The Bead Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us Saman. Always good to hear our customers are having fun and being looked after! :)

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I took my 5 year old twin boys here to make keepsakes of our time here in Queenstown. The lady there, Allie, was lovely. Helpful, knowledgeable and good with kids. We did the necklace / bracelet combo that the boys made from a massive selection...More

Thank David G
Beadlee, Manager at The Bead Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Hi David Thank you so much for taking the time to review us ... From my point of view (as I'm not in the shop all the time,) it is great to hear we are on task and continue to provide a service people young...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

I took my 6yr old son and his best friend. They enjoyed making the necklace and the bracelet so much they made key rings as well. .. and where absolutely fascinated by All the bits and bobs around the shop

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Thank nebray
Beadlee, Owner at The Bead Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Fantastic! Boys are often more decisive about what they make! Bring a coffee next time and try it yourself.. We woukd love to show you something different..You might be surprised! :)

Reviewed 24 August 2016

I took my 3 yrs old daughter to the shop for kids avtivity when school holiday. She really had fun! The price was quite reasonable which included beads and other stuffs to make one each of necklace and bracelet. A lovely young staff was nice,...More

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Beadlee, Owner at The Bead Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Thank you for reviewing us.. You are most welcome to join us again next time you are in Queenstown! Check out our Book me deals for both you and your child!

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