Category Archives: Pressed Glass Beads

Candied Almonds Bracelet Step by Step PDF

Sewn bracelet made using PRECIOSA Twin™ and PRECIOSA Tee™ beads.  Designer: Helena Chmelíková. Free project PDF for this bracelet linked here. Choose the now traditional and popular PRECIOSA Twin™ bead and the unusually shaped PRECIOSA Tee™ bead from the extensive range of PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Beads™. Be inspired by the … Continue reading

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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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Statement Necklace with Wire Wrapped Glass Beads

Looking to create some free spirit style jewelry this summer? You might think I took a great deal of time to wire wrap a large number of turquoise pressed glass pieces for this long necklace/ I did not!  We sell … Continue reading

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Lush Green Multi Length Simply Stylish Necklace

By Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp and Perles Et Cetera This is the English translation for this project which appeared in the magazine in French. When Pantone announced that the 2017 Colour of the year was GREENERY, I was … Continue reading

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New Buddha Pendants!

We have three new pressed glass pendants. They feature polished and frosted glass detailing you are going to love.

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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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New Preciosa Villa Pressed Beads

We have new Preciosa Villa colours in the catalog!

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Flat Leather and Beads

I wanted to lighten my mood with a pastel colour that reminds me of warmer days. There are so many pink czech beads to choose from.  I used a mixed bag as well as two sizes of round beads. I … Continue reading

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Trend Alert – Are You Seeing Butterflies?

I have been seeing butterflies everywhere I look right now.  Have you? Entire butterflies, parts of butterflies and wings are constantly catching my eye. They are being cut from so many different fibers and materials. Naturally I am very interested … Continue reading

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Neon Czech Seed Beads!

The gorgeous PRECIOSA neon seed beads are in!  

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