Category Archives: Beading Tools

Beads Are Back!

One look at any fashion magazine or website will tell you that beads are back in fashion, big time.

Here at Western Frontier Traders we don’t want you to miss out on the latest so have stocked up on hundreds of gemstone beads and freshwater pearls at wholesale prices. And to make it ever better we have everything you need to make knotted pearl strands, elastic fashion bracelets and necklaces with statement beads on sleek tigertail.

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Currently we stock, rose quartz, amethyst, sodalite, jasper, lava, agate, freshwater pearls, garnet, citrine, peridot, apatite, smoky quartz, coral and howlite…just to name a few! We also stock beading elastic, french wire, tigertail, griffin beading silk, sterling silver beads and findings, bead trays and much, much more. Come in store to see our full range of beading supplies.

Mention this blog anytime during November to receive 5% off all our gemstone beads and freshwater pearl strands.

FEATURED PRODUCT: Beadalon Tassel Maker

Ever wanted to make your own tassels? Or perhaps finding it hard to find the right coloured tassel to make your piece perfect? Well how about trying the Tassel Maker from Beadalon. The Beadalon Tassel Maker is easy to use and very practical, making tassel making simple and enjoyable!

Simply wind the Cotton Tassel Cord or any other string material of your choice, around the mandrels until the tassel is the desired thickness before tying, cutting and trimming the tassel (More instructions here The finished tassels can be used as a great colourful addition to your creative projects and for embellishing bags and accessories.

The Beadalon Tassel Maker is now available in-store and on our online store ( follow this link so come and see us, or check out the product on our website now! We also stock a range of tassel cords perfect for creating tassels and for using with the tassel maker.

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