Category Archives: Bead

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

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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TRIOS Bead Now at John Bead!

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Bracelet made using PRECIOSA Candy™

We have a tutorial which uses two different sizes of PRECIOSA Candy™. You can make yourself a luxurious and lovely bracelet. The range of pressed glass beads from the PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Beads™ brand includes the two-hole PRECIOSA Candy™ cabochon with a round base. It … Continue reading

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Skulls and Crosses

Skulls and crosses are featured on clothing and jewelry all year round.  They are recognizable symbols associated with many different types of groups. For this necklace designed by Dana Bickram, she featured two unique items from our catalog. This antique … Continue reading

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Semi-Precious Skull Bead Earrings

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Large Beads, Tassels and TierraCast Charms

Our latest 32/0 beads look spectacular in this bracelet designed by Nancy Donaldson. She added a TierraCast lock and key antique silver toggle. The TierraCast charms featured include Jasmine Star Flowers, Antique Silver letter J, Antique Silver letter B, Antique Silver … Continue reading

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Crocheting With Beads

Have you tried crocheting with beads?  Nancy Donaldson completed this lightweight fiber necklace with our Lovely Knots cord.  She is an accomplished crocheter, so we wanted to give you a look at how quick it was for her to work … Continue reading

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New Czech Glass Bead Mixes!

New Czech Bead mix pillow box collection.  4 of 17 projects by Nancy Donaldson are featured on this page.  Bookmark this page to see them all. This is the Alps Black/White Czech Glass Pillow Box.  We wanted you to see … Continue reading

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