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The Bead Shop

2b Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 8466
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Calm, friendly and warm :)

I lived in Queenstown for a while and loved going to The Bead Shop as a little getaway to make some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nakita2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Bead Heaven

I had no idea that many beautiful bead styles existed. It's a great idea to bring a thermos of hot... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Tamra F
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Mayfield, KY
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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 - 18:00
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 2 weeks ago

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

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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 18 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 3 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 5 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 19 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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Beadlee, Owner at The Bead Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 25 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 23 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 25 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!

Reviewed 16 August 2016

On a cold, wet day this kept the kids busy for an hour making a bracelet and necklace. Well set up for kids but you could buy ready made as well or to order. More fun to make your own.

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Beadlee, Owner at The Bead Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review us.. Look forward to seeing you again ! Cheers Lee

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Went in with great expectations from other reviews and was a little dissapointed. Attendant was friendly enough but not overly welcoming. Large selection of lovely beads, with examples and 'making stations' an important pit stop for the crafty with time to spare actually making their...More

Thank WildCeltix
Beadlee, Owner at The Bead Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

Hi .. Thank you for taking the time to review us .. Sorry to hear you were a little dissapointed.. would love to know what you were dissapointed with, so we can rectify where possible! These reviews are very important to us and are great...More

Reviewed 25 May 2016

Such an amazing range of beads! Very friendly welcoming place with help at hand should you need it. Could spend all day there. Came out feeling creative. Ended up with a lovely piece of jewellery at a very reasonable cost.

Thank Margaret T
Beadlee, Owner at The Bead Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2016

Thank you Margaret for such a lovely review.. Keep that creative streak going and hope to see you back at The Bead Shop Queenstown soon! Regards Lee

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