Author Archives: Carmi Cimicata

Make a Statement!

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New Miyuki Nylon Thread

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It’s A Small World Afterall!

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Chevron Bead Revival

We are excited to share our collection of chevron beads.  Rediscovered in our catalog they have made a timely arrival into our showroom to be incorporated with new wood and semi-precious bead projects.   Some of our favorites are featured … Continue reading

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The Next Great Bead Contest!

About John Bead John Bead Corporation has been sourcing and distributing beads from around the world for over sixty years.  We think it is high time we had our own bead. The “John” bead. “John” is our company’s family name … Continue reading

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New Czech Craft Beads

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Carved Wood Buddha Beads

We have three unique strands of carved and naturally scented Thuja wood beads featuring Buddha as a single, double and triple face in our Aromatic Bead collection.

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The Next Great Bead!

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The Cali Bead Spring Garden!

The flowers in this banner were created by Lena Gillespie.  Lena is one of the first designers to be given the Cali bead to experiment with.  Clearly, she was able to incorporate the bead into many new unique designs.  If you … Continue reading

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Mala Style Necklace Featuring the Guru Bead

The Mala bead necklace style is based on traditional Buddhist prayer beads.  “Malas are used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name or names of a deity.  Malas are typically made with 18, … Continue reading

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