Saturday, November 14, 2009

Supplier Sales Saturday - Bargains for Making Holiday Gifts & Crafts

11 days 'til Thanksgiving! Which also means 42 days until Christmas (I think - math was never my strong suit). If you're thinking of making someone a special gift, or perhaps decorating your home, here are the latest bargains and coupon deals from over 20 suppliers of craft and jewelry supplies.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Save 10% on all Czech glass items in this promotions category*. Enter the coupon code ABSCZECHGLASS as you check out. Offer ends November 18th. Coupon codes also appear on the home page, D100 for 10% off orders of $100 or more and D250 for 15% off orders of $250 or more. You can bookmark their blog "Daily Bead Buzz" or get the info via email Newsletter, signup at this link for notice of special offers.

*Limited to items within the category and to the stock on hand. Only one coupon per order please. Valid only at


If you're into mixed media the Alpha Stamps site has some great supplies and project ideas for Christmas. Right now Adirondack alcohol inks in singles and sets are on sale, scroll further down that page for the paint dabbers, also on sale.

If you want to see everything on sale at AlphaStamps, it's all on one page, too. If you're not familiar with AlphaStamps, you need do visit right away. Even if you never work with anything but beads, stones and findings, you'll still want to visit. They've got findings and charms and more stuff you can use. Sign up for their newsletter here.


Lots to see over at Artbeads: "Cornocopia of Crystal" sale - save up to 35% on their top 500 Swarovski products. Also, the weekly coupon is a good one, save 15% on select holiday items when you use coupon code SCW15P-HIS at checkout. Coupon expires at 9am (PST) on Tuesdsay, November 17, 2009. Only one coupon may be used per order.

Buy More Save More Coupon codes: $5 off orders from $40 to $75 - SCW5D-40, $10 off orders from $75 to $100 - SCW10D-75, $15 off orders from $100 to $150 - SCW15D-100, $25 off orders over $150 - SCW25D-150. Coupons expires at 9am (PST) on Thursday, November 19, 2009. Only one coupon may be used per order*.

"Saturday Night Bead Fever" newsletter subscriber special through Thursday, Nov. 19th, Subscribe to the newsletter for that offer and other exclusive newsletter deals.

Finally, check the Clearance items & Weekly Specials. - there's just too much stuff on sale to list here.

*Please note: This e-coupon is ONLY for orders placed directly on the website. Only one coupon may be used per order. Smaller orders CANNOT be combined to qualify for the discount. Coupons cannot be applied to the purchase of Gift Certificates or Gift Cards. All orders placed with coupons that include either of these items along with additional products will be reviewed and discounts will be adjusted as needed.


The Beadin Path has "Sizzlin' Sale Beads" and a new batch of limited vintage glass. You can get 5% off purchase of $50 or more using coupon code NEWIN*. Also, Spend $50 on Lucite and get $5 off using coupon code LUCLRN at checkout.**

*Offer expires Tuesday night, November 17th at 11:59pm EST or store close. Offer valid to both retail & wholesale customers & valid for in-stock merchandise only. Coupon does not apply to beading classes, Beads-in-the-Mail-Club memberships, or gift cards or gift certificates. Merchandise is always limited when dealing with vintage, so orders are filled on a first placed, first filled basis.

**Details: Offer valid to both retail & wholesale customers, for one time use. Discount will be applied to Lucite items purchased "online only" at Offer extended to Monday, November 16, 2009, at midnight EST.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sterling Silver beads, findings, wire & chain. Save 10% through November 20, on items within the category*, including crimps, round beads, rings, head pins, crimp covers, etc. You’ll also find some specialty items like pearl enhancers, pinch bails and ear clips.
Coupon code CJSSSBEST.

*Discount will be applied after entering the coupon.Limited to stock on hand. Only one coupon per order please. Valid only at

~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Use promo code GR83PBZ and save 15% on all purchases. Valid thru 11/30/09. Promotion can not be combined with any other promotion. Find their discounted items in the Hot Buys categories.


Create for Less: Holiday Sale on Sulyn products (looks like a lot of glitter and 'spangles') plus save up to 70% off when you shop the CreateForLess Clearance Department. Craft, scrapbooking and sewing supplies. Save on idea books, patterns, paper, stickers and more. Quantities are limited. Also, check the Weekly Specials.


D&I Beads 40% off all orders $35.00 or more. Enter code:THANKSGIVINGSPECIAL40 This offer expires on November 27th, 2009


Dreamtime Creations - Follow them on Twitter for their Twitter only specials (currently running at 10% off coupon). They're running a sale on Iron-on Christmas Appliques for 25% off, and place any order over $50.00 you can choose to receive free piece of sterling silver jewelry as a gift.

They've got a limited amount of Swarovski sew-on emerald margarita beads (great for Christmas tree earrings) - not on sale, but apparently a discontinued, and hard to find item, that may sell out quickly, so I thought I'd mention it here.

Sign up for the newsletter to get their offers as they come out.


Dry Gulch Beads & Jewelry 10% off Bead & Findings orders over $150. Free 1st Class Shipping for orders $50 and up (US). Doesn't look like a coupon code is necessary.


Earthstone - Check the sales pages for the "last few strands" of limited items. Quite a variety of stones I don't see everywhere.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~ - save 10% on beading hoops you can use to make holiday stemmed glass markers at through Nov. 16, 2009, 12 noon PST


A Grain of Sand - in their latest "Jabber Blabber" newsletter (subscribe) they're promoting a "Sparkle Special"! for 10% of all regularly priced Swarovski Crystal as well as the new and very popular Swarovski crystal encrusted filigree beads, through November 20th.

To take advantage of this special, write the words "Sparkle Special" in the comment section during the checkout of your online order*. You have to ask for the special to receive the special, they will add the discount during the processing of your order so you will not see it until the shipping confirmation. There's also the Jabber Blabber Specials and Closeouts to take note of.

*This special does not include *net priced items or closeouts.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~ weekly sales refresh every Monday and Closeouts are offered while supplies last. Newsletter sign up is here.


Lima Beads Lunch Specials are great deals you can take advantage of every Tuesday - sign up for their email reminder.


Magpie Gemstones has a number of great deals going on - check here for the closeout specials (it was 15 to 30% off Turquoise beads last time I checked) and if you subscribe to the newsletter before November 30th, you'll be entered in a $200 shopping spree drawing. Additional, generous, discount codes (10% break at $75) can be found on the closeout page, too if you scroll down.


Rings & Things - 5-day sale on #5000 faceted round beads by CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements ends tomorrow.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~ - Check the Clearance items pages and subscribe for great email offers.


I get the weekly newsletter from Shipwreck Beads as well. I don't recall seeing any coupons or discounts, though. They do offer flat rate UPS shipping for $5 in the 48 contiguous states and a huge selection. Plus every week newsletter subscribers have a chance at a prize drawing of at least $250. Every now and then it's $1000. On January 1, 2010 they'll announce the winner of their $2500 shopping spree. Sign up for the newsletter here.


Soft Flex is having 72 hr Holiday Sales, Mondays thru Thursdays. For a really deep discount, try the cool "Mystery Package" spend $25 for $100 worth of materials.

Sign up for the Soft Flex newsletter email to get Early Bird specials and advance notices + other fun news.

Trader Lou's has many gemstone pendants on clearance sale you could incorporate into your work. They also sell beads, gemstones, and supplies.


Don't see your favorite online shop here? Just leave me the link in comments and I'll be sure to check them out and share their specials and sales here.

Also, if you follow* this blog, you'll never miss a sale because you forgot to check - I'll be delivered right to your reader or Blogger dashboard every day!

*Look up at the uppermost left hand side of this page - see the boxes that say "search blog" "flag blog" and "follow blog" - just click the "follow blog" box!

As always, sign up for the supplier newsletters where offered, to get special offers and early notification of great deals. Most of the info you see here, you could have seen earlier this week in the supplier newsletters, 'cause that's where I found it!

Come back tomorrow to Wander the Beadosphere with me - so much to see out there!

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