Category Archives: Semi-Precious

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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Day of The Dead Ornament

Okay, not every ornament has to have a traditional white, green and red Christmas theme.  Many people use ornaments at different times of the year and I could not help but think that this one would be a fun one … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice Agate Beads – Blue Sky

The stars of this necklace are the extremely beautiful Fire and Ice Agate beads. Blue Sky is available in three sizes 10ml, 12ml, 16ml,  I simply strung them all to create this necklace. The beads really require no additional embellishment.  I made … Continue reading

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Warped Elegance – A Fernando’s Atelier Necklace

This is another of the wonderful samples you can see in person the John Bead showroom. The agate slabs are beautifully showcased! Design title: Warped Elegance Necklace Mood: Summertime, wedding on a beach, art exhibition opening Skill level: Intermediate Duration: … Continue reading

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New Fire and Ice Agate

The new Fire and Ice Agate Semi-Precious Facetted Dye Beads are stealing the show on this new necklace. This necklace uses three of the new products we launched this month:  Fire and Ice Agate beads, Faux Suede Tassels and Fancy Chain. … Continue reading

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Crystaloise Necklace – Fernando DaSilva Atelier Project

This is the Crystaloise necklace designed by Fernando Dasilva for John Bead. 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. … Continue reading

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New Facetted Semi-Precious Beads!

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New Agate Dyed Beads

Agate Dyed Round 10mm Agate Dyed Green Agate Dyed Fuchsia Agate Dyed Purple Agate Dyed Round Brown

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New Semi Precious Dyed Agate Beads!

There are five new colours of semi precious dyed agate in four sizes; 4mm, 6mm, 8mm and 10mm.    

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Semi-Precious Beads

Do you know this stone? I was looking through the huge semi precious section in the catalog.  This was a stone I did not know; Blue Crazy Lace Agate. There are 18 different bead shapes and sizes to choose from!

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