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The Bead Strand has been serving the Ocala area for 12 years.  The store includes North Central Florida's best selection of Miyuki and TOHO seed beads, crystal, czech glass, gemstones, and natural beads.  We offer findings in sterling silver, gold filled, pewter and copper along with plated metals in a variety of finishes.  We also offer other unique jewelry & gift items including Portuguese Cork handbags, Snap It jewelry, Adajio earrings and many one of a kind handmade jewelry items. Our clothing boutique includes many top brands such as Tango Mango, Impulse, Liverpool Los Angeles, Ruby Road, Alfred Dunner and many more.


We provide classes by appointment in stringing, wire wrapping and weaving. 

Special rates are available for large groups or parties.  Please contact us if you have questions about our products or classes.

About The Bead Strand

Mari Hellwege, ​

Store Owner

   Click below for a store view the Bead Strand, in Market Street at Heathbrook

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