Category Archives: Semi-Precious

New Semi Precious Round Beads

Semi Precious round beads are on trend this year for mala style necklaces.  Our latest collection will have you creating memorable peices.

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New Semi Precious Beads

Bookmark this page to see five more designs in the next several weeks. Mahogany Jasper Semi Precious Bracelet with Light Brown Cotton Tassel.            Our new dog teeth amethyst natural beads are eye catching. They are … Continue reading

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Creativity on The Catwalk Show – Wild Boho Look

Our Global Chic product line was beautifully captured in this picture from the “Creativity on the Catwalk” fashion shows in the UK last month at CHSI Stitches. (Photo from CHSI) Our Creative Director, Fernando DaSilva designed an “out of the … Continue reading

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Global Chic Glamour Necklace for Perles et Cetera

Global Chic Glamour Necklace by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp The desire to explore distant lands and to experience cultural diversity is the inspiration for the new DIY jewelry making line from John Bead called Global Chic. This twisted … Continue reading

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Semi-Precious Sale This Month

You’ll appreciate the wonderful selection of semi-precious strands that have been included in this month’s extra special sale.  

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New Semi-Precious Chips – Color Beyond Compare

Isn’t this strand spectacular?   We have new semi-precious chips packs in an artists palette of color options. This collection is awash in supercharged colours.   You’ll see earth-inspired colors, bright and bold, cool and luscious and candy colors.  Each … Continue reading

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Rings by Giovanna

John Bead Corporation has its roots within the Czech Republic and is Canada’s largest master importer of Czech glass beads, crystals and components. We are excited to announce our latest publication: “Rings by Giovanna” This manual is the first of a … 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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Fire and Ice Agate Beads

This new necklace was created by Nancy Donaldson in my studio this week.  I asked her to take a look at all the gorgeous new Fire and Ice Agate beads in my studio and she could not resist creating something … 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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