Category Archives: Glass Beads

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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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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Astonishing New Mixed Bead Boxes!

Unique. Limited Edition. High End Czech Glass .

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Unique Coffee and Fruit Glass Beads at John Bead


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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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Pearlvine Necklace by Fernando DaSilva

The Pearlvine necklace by Fernando Dasilva features pearls as the highlighted component. We have so many pearls in our catalog to select from.  For this post, we have attached information to a special collection of Czech glass pearls. Fernando has … 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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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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Czech Glass Pearls

We have a wonderful collection of Czech glass pearls in a magnificent assortment of colours. They are available to purchase in a complete collection of 3 per each strand shown or individually in sets of three.  The glass pearls are available in … Continue reading

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Cascading Hearts Neo Chain Necklace

This is another Nancy Donaldson design featuring our white Neo chain. Neo Chain is available in two sizes:  5x3mm and 3.5x2mm. It is the cut in the brass chain that gives Neo a dual colour appearance. The heart shaped glass … Continue reading

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