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Since opening in Augusta in 2001, YaYa Beads has been the area's premier source for all your beading needs.  We have the widest selection of beads and findings in the area and receive new inventory weekly so there's always something new to spark your creativity!

We specialize in Czech glass, Japanese seed beads (including Miyuki and Toho), and gemstones, and have a large selection of glass and gemstone focal pieces, including handmade lampwork beads from around the world.  All of our gemstone, pearls, and glass beads are hand-selected from shows and vendors – we do not buy beads that we have not personally inspected for quality.

If you are looking for just the right findings to compliment your jewelry designs, we are proud to stock the area's largest selection of sterling silver, gold-filled, and copper findings including clasps, headpins, bails, chain, and spacer beads.  You will find that we have an unrivaled selection of Swarovski crystals in assorted colors, sizes, and shapes.

YaYa Beads is your complete source for wire-wrapping materials, including square, round, and half-round wire in sterling silver, gold-filled, and copper and in a wide variety of gauges.  We stock a full complement of beads to wrap including cabochons in a variety of sizes.

Need tools?  YaYa Beads has a full selection of pliers, crimpers, hammers, jump ring openers, and glass-fusing supplies.  We offer copper and brass sheet, bench blocks, saw blades, and other metalworking materials.  We have a wide assortment of beading materials, including flexible beading wire in several gauges, and both Fireline and nylon beading thread for beadweaving.  Our selection of silk cord for knotting cannot be matched in this area. 

YaYa Beads carries a variety of reference books and magazines available for purchase, on topics ranging from the basics to advanced techniques.  You will also find resources on specialty topics including glass fusing, chainmaille, and wirework.

At YaYa Beads you can choose from a full schedule of specialty classes, including chainmaille, wire wrapping, wire weaving, beadwork, bead crochet, cold connections, and art clay silver.  In addition, basic classes in beading and a variety of bead-weaving stitches are available. We are constantly adding classes to our schedule, and are proud to offer the largest selection of classes in this area.

Are you looking for a piece of custom designed jewelry?  YaYa Beads offers many creations, designed to meet the individual customer's heart's desire.  We have a nice selection of necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings available for purchase, and also provide repairs for those occasional jewelry mishaps.

Gift certificates for merchandise, classes, or custom designs are available.

We hope to see you soon!