How to Choose Beads?

Answer Ever wanted to create a bracelet or necklace, but always have the wrong sized beads? Never have enough colors, or always mismatched?

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How to Choose Glass Beads?

Glass beads originated with the Ancient Egyptians for the Pharoah and royal court attendants.[1] They have a smooth and beautiful quality that many beadworkers love to work with. Choosing quality g... Read More »

What Is the Difference Between Delica Beads & Toho Beads?

Both Toho and Delica beads are small glass beads, collectively known as seed beads, that are used in beadweaving or other beadwork where uniform detail is needed for both texture and clarity of pat... Read More »

What is the difference between delica beads& toho beads?

Both delica and toho beads are small, cylindrical seed beads. They are used in bead-working projects that require the beads to fit neatly together for a more aesthetic and uniform effect.The FactsB... Read More »

Are Swarovski crystal beads more expensive than Aurora Borealis crystal beads?

Swarovski created Aurora Borealis crystal beads in 1955. The AB designation refers to an iridescent effect on the crystal beads. Beads with this finish are usually slightly more expensive than reg... Read More »