Bead World is a very unique jewelry store that is located in downtown Palatine, Illinois. We feature a fine selection of traditional and ethnic pieces, old and new, as well a lots of beads, beads, beads! We have Semi precious stones, Swarovski Crystal, freshwater pearls, wood, bone, and other natural material beads, a great selection of glass from the Czech Republic, Vintage German Beads, fiber optic beads, sterling silver beads, findings and clasps in silver, 14K gold filled, copper, base metals and way too much to mention! We have a large selection of Indonesian glass beads as well, which are also available wholesale to qualified buyers. We also specialize in custom made bead jewelry.
Bead World, Inc. opened in 1994 after perceiving a need for excellent and precious beads and collectibles in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. They have been diligently serving the communities around Palatine by providing for all bead, jewelry, piercing and collectible needs for the last twenty one years.
In the press
Bead World Goes To Great Lengths
April 20, 1997 | By Marilyn Peters Krawczyk | Chicago Tribune – Northwest Scene