Category Archives: Other Beads

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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Trinity bracelet made of PRECIOSA Hill™, PRECIOSA Pellet™ and PRECIOSA Solo™ beads

Try this tutorial and make an impressive bracelet, in which the new PRECIOSA Hill™ bead takes the lead role and is successfully supported by the PRECIOSA Pellet™ and PRECIOSA Solo™ pressed beads. The PDF step by step for this project is linked here.  … Continue reading

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Four New Beads Coming Soon To Our Catalog!

John Bead is pleased to announce the arrival of four new and unique beads this May/June! DiamonDuo™ Beads – A true gem among 2 hole beads! Hexx Beads – 2 Hole Czech Glass  Hexagon Bead Forget-me-not – Pressed beads in the shape of … Continue reading

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Skull Theme Beads

Not just for Halloween anymore!

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Halloween Inspiration!

Don’t be frightened to plan your Halloween projects, classes or costumes!  We have plenty of beads, skulls, trims, feathers, masks, sequins and more to make this occasion easy to organize.   Here are a few of my favorite things for Halloween costumes, jewelry and … Continue reading

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From The Treasure Chest – Spectacular Metal Beads!

There are days when I count my lucky stars to be creating social media posts for John Bead.  As you can imagine, I have access to what I think is the world’s biggest bead store! Each time I venture into … Continue reading

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Duplicity Necklace – How To From Fernando’s Atelier

This is a wonderful project featuring purple and green, so favoured in so many of the trend reports for the Fall.  It is another necklace design created by Fernando for our series:  Fernando’s Atelier. Fernando has created many pieces of … Continue reading

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Verdi Difacto Necklace by Fernando DaSilva

This is the Verdi Difacto necklace by Fernando Dasilva. Fernando has created many pieces of jewelry which are displayed in the John Bead showroom.  Some of these designs appear in our catalogues and may have been published.  For those of … Continue reading

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Fimo Treasure Mix

Here is my latest surprise bracelet featuring the beads I found in my Fimo Treasure Mix. I have shown you several projects I made from my treasure mix.  The beads are in the big sale and I was really happy … Continue reading

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Antique Silver Gemstone Sets

If I live to be 100 I still don’t think I will be able to see everything in the John Bead catalogue.  I stumbled across these. I love them!  There is limited stock available for each set.

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