Category Archives: Fire Polish Beads

Create Your Own Badge With Leather and Beads

Earlier this year we shared some images of the “make and take” project John Bead presented at the winter trade shows.  These leather and bead badges were very popular so we are sharing our step by step with you. Color … Continue reading

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Fire Polished Beads

We have a wonderful assortment of 3mm Fire Polished beads in our catalog. Take a look at the entire grouping online.

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Fire Polished Beads

This necklace beautifully illustrates the multiple colours and reflective sheen in many of our fire polished beads. The combination of colours includes matte and transparent. This month we are focused on this special collection often called “snake skin.”

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Snake Skin Fire Polished Beads

Perfect for this red carpet season!  You don’t have to be nominated for an award to enjoy luxuries like this. These fire polished beads are an exceptional value for only the finest designs! P.S. If you want to order that … Continue reading

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The Midnight Leaves Soutache Statement Necklace

Midnight Leaves This soutache statement necklace by Nancy Donaldson was commissioned to showcase our fabulous line of soutache cords.  The necklace was displayed in our “New Innovations” booth at the Craft and Hobby show earlier this month. In our It’s … Continue reading

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Fire Polished Blue Beauty

This necklace by Fernando DaSilva beautifully showcases a bead we call “fire polished metallic matte”  which also goes occasionally by the name “Czech Snake bead.”  (A quick google search confirmed this.) The regular Czech fire polished beads in this necklace … Continue reading

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The Vitoria-Regia Necklace by Fernando

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 you who can’t visit in person we have been showcasing his … Continue reading

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Fire Polished Birthstone Rosaries

Something you may not have seen in the John Bead Catalog is our special collection of rosaries. We have a rosary for each month of the year.  Our Birthstone Rosaries are made in the Czech Republic and feature 7mm Czech … Continue reading

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The Bead Style Seed Bead Cover Necklace by Fernando DaSilva

We are so proud to showcase the dramatic multistrand seed bead necklace created by our Product Development and Creative Manager Fernando DaSilva for the cover and featured article in the March 2014 Bead Style magazine.  Bead Style quoted Fernando as saying “I … 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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