Category Archives: Bead

All types of unique and traditional beads are featured in these posts.

New Project PDF Featuring Bow (Farfalle) and Miyuki Frosted Glaze Beads

PDF linked here.

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PRECIOSA Karo (TM) The New Two Hole Seed Bead

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The Latest in 3Cut Beads!

With 15 new colors in our collection,  we now have forty-nine 9/0 3cut beads available in loose or strung for you to choose from.   These are the 3 cut 9/0 seed beads used by artisan Stephanie Pangowish for the necklace.  White Eggshell … Continue reading

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Spring Arrived With a Gorgeous New Statement Necklace

In the next few weeks, you will see a new John Bead advertisement in all the magazines we take a full page in. The featured beads are in this statement necklace by Lena Gillespie. She was challenged with one task.  … Continue reading

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Our First ZOLiDUO Step by Step

We have a project step-by-step showing you how easy it is to create circular shapes that resemble flowers with these beads.  Our next step-by-step will be based on mastering this easy shape.  The link to the project PDF is right here.

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TRIOS Bead Step by Step

The TRIOS ring component is a fast and easy bead to create.  Once you make one, you’ll make many.  They look wonderful in groups as illustrated in our first free PDF step by step project.  This is an ideal beginner … Continue reading

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Hill Bead Bracelet Step by Step

PRECIOSA Hill™ is decorated with a multiple cuts. The shallow rounding in the lower section makes it easier to sew around and to mutually link the bead with seed beads and other selected PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Beads™ Our Hill Bead … Continue reading

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Valentine Project PDF

Never too early or late to work on project from the heart. Project PDF linked here.

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Preciosa Bow (TM) Bead

Thanks to its slight curve, the Preciosa Bow (TM) bead can be combined with smaller beads, seed beads, fire polished and pressed glass beads.    It works wonderfully with the large Preciosa Candy(TM) bead.   Connecting two beads can result in a magic eye … Continue reading

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ZoliDuo Beads!

ZOLIDUO is joining our bead collection. The ZOLIDUO Czech glass bead is a unique shape with two holes. The beads are manufactured as right/left options creating many opportunities for new designs.  The earrings and bracelet featured on the banner will … Continue reading

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