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Address: 39774 Hwy 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
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Great service & selection

It is possible that this location is associated somehow with Uglie Mug, where we had a bad experience. However, Glass Bead is a great place. You can choose elements of a new piece... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 July 2016
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

It is possible that this location is associated somehow with Uglie Mug, where we had a bad experience. However, Glass Bead is a great place. You can choose elements of a new piece of jewelry and have an employee assemble it for you at low cost. You also can get a coffee or tea. The staff is friendly and helpful,... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Ok, new to beading. The shop has alot of beads. Some cheap, some really overpriced (especially after learning the craft store has the same ones for a quarter of the price). It was fun going with my daughter though and spending time making something there. Once completing one bracelet for me and one for her, we had the girl there... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

I travel frequently and live in a big city. I'm always on the lookout for unique beads. This store has one of the best selections I've seen. Renee was working when I came in and was very helpful!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Too busy cleaning and repairing to assist customers. Too expensive and very rude. Skip it and move on.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

I've been a jewelry artist for many years so I was looking forward to visiting this shop to find some unique beads. Unfortunately, they had nothing unique, having the same beads one can find at off-island, except that this shop is charging for 1 bead what an entire strand can be purchased for elsewhere. Then they charge you for putting... More 

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Surry, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

Great selection of beads of all kinds AND great coffee! Very helpful and knowledgeable staff. Gotta say, this would be my dream job - making coffee and beading all day! If you are the least bit "crafty" or if you just love a great cup of coffee, you owe it to yourself to stop by.

Thank Pat B

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