Category Archives: Semi-Precious

Semi Precious Beads, Wood Beads, Tassels and Charms – A Step by Step for Five Meaningful Bracelets

  The Courage Bracelet The bracelet features Carnelian Semi Precious Beads and Wood. Carnelian grounds and anchors you in the present reality. A stabilizing stone with high energy, it is excellent for restoring vitality and motivation, and for stimulating creativity. … Continue reading

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A Little Bit More About Our 2017 Semi Precious Stone Collection – Their Best Attributes

We have had the opportunity to participate in several Make and Take events with our semi precious beads this spring.  (The projects above will be featured in upcoming blog posts.) There are many wonderful attributes associated with semi-precious gems and crystals. … Continue reading

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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

Semi precious strands (you could use Jade or Moss Agate) and our patina components.      Carnelian semi precious beads and a red cotton tassel.       Amazonite semi precious bracelet and metal patina components.      Mahogany Jasper … 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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