Welcome to A Grain of Sand
About the Famous Vintage Bead Hoard
We search the world over for unique vintage and contemporary beads & findings. You have found the home of the famous Vintage Bead Hoard! The contents of four - 52 foot trailers containing beads and findings from a NYC Jewelry Supply Company that was in business from the 1930's to the 1980's. A discovery so amazing that it was featured in the Bead & Button Magazine in 2012. The image to the right features some Authentic Vintage Bakelite items still available from the Bead Hoard. We are happy to now offer a wonderful selection of finished Jewelry!
We love beads! We hand select the most unique pearl beads, gemstone beads, cabochons and all the findings and beading supplies to go with them. If you are looking for unique things at a fantastic value and topped off with the best of best in customer service, you are in the right place. Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, relax and enjoy browsing the bead goodies.