Ok, this isn't a fancy store that's going to give you individual attention as you shop, but if you make jewelry and are looking for components (beads, cabs, wire, tools, etc) this is a great place to shop. The building is big, with one side being more related to tools, displays for sellers, and lots of wire, while the other side is filled with beads, thread, cord, cabs, fetishes, etc. 'Filled' is not an exaggeration. The walls are loaded with strands of beads, some behind a counter so that you need a clerk to help you (more expensive ones) while the other wall has strands in all price ranges. The back wall has a great selection of components, again, in a wide range of prices. One the floor you'll find display cases filled with rocks, cabs, stones, and other cases with a wider selection of seed beads than I've ever seen. There are bargain baskets, where you can pick up nice strands for as low as $1.00. We went on Monday, and when I got home I went online to double check prices. Yep, the best I've seen! We went back Tuesday to get more while we're in town. They have bulk discount pricing on many (maybe all?) items, saving you even more money! There's another store in Albuquerque, and I'm sure we'll end up there, too! Oh, and check out their store next door, where they have finished pieces of jewelry done by local artists. Breathtaking pieces, each individual, and at great prices, too! It looks as if it's only for wholesalers, but it's open to the public, and you can take 40% off the listed prices!
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