Service Rating

99% Positive
(2593 reviews)

(++) Service rating : Friendly, helpful service
Product : great
8 Hour(s) ago

(++) Service rating : not only where the beads perfect and as exactly as described but they arrived the following mornig ideal!!!!
Product : this will be my next project perfect download
16 Hour(s) ago

(++) I love the people and atmoshphere. The shop is only 10 or 15 miles from my home, so I like to go in person to buy materials. I love the free patterns as then I can see what to try to make next, then I visit the shop to buy the materials and pick brains for help because I am a virtual beginner. They are always happy to help. As I have a medical condition which makes it difficult for me to leave the house, I tend to go on days when I have medical appointments and stock up on everything for about the next 3 months, usually spending about a 100 pounds a time. Sometimes I even manage to get to a workshop - the Christmas Decoration one I went to last year was great. I Love Spoilt Rotten.

(++) Always good service

(++) Service rating : Fast excellent service.
Product : Good shiny silver, have used before


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Who we are:

Spoilt Rotten Beads is based in the village of Haddenham, Ely just outside Cambridge. We stock over 4000 beads and findings and jewellery making supplies. We're a one stop shop for the best selection Swarovski crystal beads, sterling silver beads, charms, jewellery findings, beading tools, beading supplies and more! We also teach jewellery making courses and workshops.

Spoilt Rotten Beads employees are all passionate about making jewellery, so you will always find new project ideas from our team and free online video classes with Owner & Designer Juliet Browse. We also keep you up-to-date with colour trends and tips on the latest fashions in jewellery making.

For monthly updates about Spoilt Rotten Beads events, news, jewellery making workhops, and discount coupons, sign up for our free newsletter by clicking the "Newsletter Signup" button on the left side of the screen.

Our Address:

Spoilt Rotten Beads, Jewellery & Brides Ltd

7 The Green, Haddenham,

Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 3TA

Telephone:   01353 749853   


Company Registered in England & Wales: 06487707

VAT Registration Number: GB 927 9016 06

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Bead Shop Opening Hours

Monday - 10am - 5pm
Tuesday - 10am - 5pm
Wednesday - 10am - 5pm
Thursday - 10am - 5pm
Friday - 10am - 5pm
Saturday - 9am - 5pm

Internet Ordering: 24 hrs a day - 7 days a week!

Bank Holidays - We are closed on bank holidays.

Environmental & Ethical Policy

At Spoilt Rotten Beads we take environmental & ethical issues very seriously, out motto is "Good Beads, Doing Good"

We are constantly looking for greener ways to package our beads. Our Internet Orders are packaged in Jiffy Bubble Mailers made from paper sourced from sustainable forests, and the pretty pink carrier bags we give out in our shop are made from 100% recycled paper. We have a large recycling bin outside our shop into which we put all our paper and cardboard. If you order from our website you'll also see that we often send out your internet orders in reused cardboard boxes.

We do not sell any natural coral beads as this contributes to the destruction of the worlds beautiful coral reefs.

We donate a percentage of our profits every year to charity - in 2013 we donated £1000 to Oxfam's campaign to help all girls in Pakistan attend school. In 2011 we donated £1500 to War on Want who fight for the rights of workers in developing countries, in 2010 we donated £1000 to UNICEF's Child Protection fund and in 2009 we donated over £700 to charity, including £500 to War on Want and various other small amounts to local charities including local Pre-Schools and Cancer Charity Fund Raisers.

We also purchase a beautiful range of fair trade beads called Acholi Beads which support the Acholi Tribes Women in Uganda and mean that they are now able to send their children to school with the income that they earn from the production of the Acholi Beads.

Meet the Team!

Juliet owns Spoilt Rotten Beads, Jewellery and Brides Ltd. Juliet is a qualified Art Clay Silver Instructor and also teaches a range of our in-house courses. She sources all the beads in the store from all over the world, writes for bead magazines, does the marketing, accounts, website management and lots more! When she's not working she'll probably be found looking after her 30 exotic chickens!

Jo Barclay-Loggie is our Manager and works in the shop on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and some Saturdays. Jo also teaches beautiful wire work jewellery, her designs have been featured in many of the UK's jewellery making magazines including Beads and Beyond and Make and Sell Jewellery. When she's not working Spoilt Rotten Beads she makes and sells her own range of jewellery and tiaras.

Mandy works in the shop and packs internet orders on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and has been making beaded jewellery for several years now, including some time spent making jewellery for a UK designer, she's also big in the Haddenham Amateur Dramatics scene!

Lynne works in the shop and packs internet orders on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. When Lynne's not making pretty bracelets and beaded jewellery she can usually be found in the garden (Lynne has green fingers).

Manda works in the shop and packs internet orders on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays.

Becky works in the shop and packs internet orders on Fridays & Saturdays, when she's not surrounded by beads you'll most likely find her at her sewing machine making beautiful bags!

Freya works in the shop on Saturdays, Freya is hoping to become a primary school teacher, when she's not revising or making jewellery you can find Freya volunteering at youth groups such as the Cambridge Youth Theatre.

Alice - Alice is our Blogger, you can check out Alice's Adventure in Beading here


Ely News July 2013 - Spoilt Rotten Beads adds sparkle to new Ridley Scott movie!


From Cambridge

Follow A10 to Ely. Stretham is aprox 10 miles from Cambridge. Turn left at Stretham roundabout, pass through Wilburton and you will arrive at Haddenham. At the cross roads go straight across and you will find Spoilt Rotten Beads on the left handside just next to the village green. 

From Ely

Follow A10 towards Cambridge. Stretham is aprox 4 miles from Ely. Turn Right at Stretham roundabout and pass through Wilburton and you will arrive at Haddenham. At the cross roads go straight across and you will find Spoilt Rotten Beads on the left handside just next to the village green. 

From Newmarket

Follow A142 from Newmarket to Ely. Turn left at Soham roundabout signposted Wicken and Stretham. Go straight on at Stretham roundabout and pass through Wilburton and you will arrive at Haddenham.  At the cross roads go straight across and you will find Spoilt Rotten Beads on the left handside just next to the village green. 

From London

Travel by rail to Ely is the easiest. Please phone for road directions.