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John F. Allen & Son, Inc.

John F. Allen & Son, Inc.

(401) 921-4899

John F. Allen & Son, Inc.

129 years in business
100 Meadow St
Warwick, RI 02886-6909
Fax Numbers
  • (401) 921-4898
Additional Email Addresses
BBB File Opened: 10/08/2009
Business Started: 01/01/1889
Business Incorporated: 03/01/1932 in RI
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. John Buffum, Vice President
Business Category
  • Importers
  • Beads
  • General Merchandise
  • Wholesale Jewelry

Products & Services
Crystal Stones and Beads, Imitation Gemstones, Plastic Beads, Genuine Beads, Jewelry Findings, Chain
Service Area

Number of Employees: 
Methods of Payment
  • Cash
Refund & Exchange Policy: 
Business States: Returns may be made within 10 business days of receipt of goods, subject to approval.  In order for a credit to be issued, you must obtain a Return Authorization Number (RAN) and return the product with the original packing slip or invoice and authorization number noted. No returns will be accepted for items which have been modified or damaged unless the damage occurred in transit to the customer.  John F. Allen & Son  cannot accept returns for special ordered or custom designed products.  Unauthorized returns, or returns made after  10 days may be assessed a restocking fee.  Please contact us if you have other questions about returns or exchange policies.
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John F. Allen & Son, Inc. is a wholesale importer and distributor of components for the fashion and jewelry industry, including genuine and imitation beads and gemstones, as well as findings. Their inventory includes assorted styles, shapes, and colors of stones and beads in genuine, glass, and plastic materials. They also offer glass pearls, cameos, intaglios, and specialty items.

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John F. Allen & Son, Inc.

John F. Allen & Son, Inc.


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