Cabochon - A bead or a gemstone that has been polished and cut into a rounded, domed shape without any facets (smooth surface).
Filigree - A delicate, intricate design made from thin wire or metal threads, often used in jewelry making to create patterns and designs.
Carnelian - A type of reddish-brown or orange-colored semi-precious stone.
Seed Beads - Tiny beads that are used to create intricate patterns in jewelry making.
Metallic - Refers to the shine or luster of a metal, often used to describe jewelry made from metal.
Wooden Beads - Beads made from natural or processed wood, often used in jewelry making.
Gun Metal Beads - Beads made from a metal alloy that has a dark gray color and is used in jewelry making.
Faceted - A gemstone that has been cut and polished with multiple flat surfaces (facets) to give it a reflective quality.
Amethyst - A purple colored bead or gemstone that is often used in jewelry making.
Agate - A type of semi-precious stone that comes in many different colors and patterns, often used in jewelry making.
Aventurine - A green colored semi-precious stone with flecks of gold or silver that gives it a shimmering quality.
Ceramic - A type of material made from clay and fired at high temperatures, often used to make beads and other jewelry components.
Cane Glass - Glass that has been formed into a long, thin rod, often used to create intricate designs in jewelry making.
Chevrons - Chevron glass beads are a type of glass bead that have a unique V-shaped pattern. These beads are popular in jewelry making and are often used to create a distinctive design element in necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. They come in a variety of colors and sizes and are often combined with other types of beads to create a unique, eye-catching piece of jewelry. The unique shape of chevron glass beads adds texture and interest to any piece of jewelry.
Coral - A type of semi-precious stone made from the skeletons of marine animals, often used in jewelry making.
Crackle Beads - Beads that have a crackled or fractured appearance, often used in jewelry making.
Delica Beads - Tiny, cylindrical shaped seed beads that are popular in bead weaving and other forms of jewelry making.
Donut Beads - Beads that are shaped like a doughnut, often used in jewelry making.
Eye Beads - Beads that are shaped like an eye, often used in jewelry making.
Fire Polished - A type of bead that has been heated and then quickly cooled, giving it a smooth, polished surface.
Millefiori - A type of glass bead that has a pattern or design made from multiple small pieces of colored glass.
Imam Beads - Beads that are used in Islamic prayer beads, often used for counting prayers.
Swirl Beads - Beads that have a swirling pattern, often used in jewelry making.
Bone Beads - Beads made from animal bone, often used in jewelry making.
Moonstone - A type of semi-precious stone that has a pearly or iridescent appearance, often used in jewelry making.
Turquoise - A blue or green colored semi-precious stone, often used in jewelry making.
Alphabets Beads - Alphabet beads are shaped like letters of the alphabets often used in craft projects to create personalized jewelry, keychains, or other decorative items that feature words or messages spelled out using the beads.
CCB Beads - CCB beads are made by coating a base metal bead, typically made of acrylic , brass or iron, with a layer of copper using an electroplating process. The copper coating on CCB beads gives them a shiny, metallic look.
Sea Shell - Cowrie or sea shell beads are small beads made from the shells of cowrie or other sea shells. They are often used in jewelry making and other crafts to create natural and earthy-looking designs.
Wooden Beads - Wooden beads are made from various types of wood, often used in jewelry making and other crafts. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, and can be painted, stained, and they add a natural, earthy look to designs.
Japanese Pearl - Japanese pearl beads are a type of cultured freshwater pearl that are produced in Japan using a specific type of freshwater mussel called the Biwa mussel. These pearls are highly valued for their luster, quality, and size, and are often used in high-end jewelry.
Swarovski Pearl Beads - Swarovski pearl beads are a type of imitation pearl made by the Swarovski company. These beads are made by coating a crystal core with several layers of a pearlescent coating, which gives them a realistic, lustrous look and feel similar to that of natural pearls.
Freshwater Pearl - Freshwater pearls are a type of pearl that are produced by freshwater mussels, typically found in lakes, rivers, and ponds. These pearls are often irregularly shaped, but can also be round, oval, or baroque in shape, and they come in a variety of colors, including white, pink, lavender, and black.
Polymer Clay - Polymer clay beads are beads made from a type of modeling clay that is made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin. Polymer clay is a versatile material that can be molded into a wide range of shapes and designs, these can be made in a variety of styles, from simple round beads to more intricate designs that incorporate multiple colors, textures, and shapes.
Pom Pom - Pom pom beads are a type of decorative bead that features a small, fluffy pom pom attached to a string or cord. These beads are typically used in jewelry making and other crafts to add a fun and playful element to designs.
Resin Beads - Resin beads are beads made synthetic material called resin. Resin is a polymer material that can be molded into various shapes and hardened to create a durable and long-lasting material.
Miyuki Beads - Miyuki seed beads are made in Japan by the Miyuki company. These beads are known for their high quality, uniformity in size and shape, and wide range of colors and finishes. Miyuki beads are available in a variety of sizes, from the smallest 15/0 size to larger 6/0 and 8/0 sizes.
Cat’s Eye - Cat's eye beads feature a unique, shimmering quality that resembles the reflective glow of a cat's eye. These beads are typically made from glass, but can also be made from other materials like quartz or fiber optic strands.
Mosaic Beads - Mosaic beads are made by assembling small, flat pieces of colored glass or other materials, such as stone or ceramics, into a larger pattern or image. The assembled mosaic pieces are then embedded in a clear or colored adhesive or resin to form a solid, durable bead.
Silver Foil - Silver foil glass beads are made by applying a thin layer of silver foil to the surface of a glass bead. This process creates a unique and eye-catching effect, as the silver foil reflects light and gives the beads a shimmering, metallic appearance.
Nippon Beads - Nippon seed beads are high-quality glass beads manufactured in Japan. These beads are known for their precision, uniformity, and consistency in size, shape, and color available in a wide range of colors, finishes, and sizes, including round, cylinder, and bugle-shaped beads.
Preciosa Beads - Preciosa is a brand of high-quality glass beads manufactured in the Czech Republic known for their exceptional clarity, brilliance, and uniformity in size, shape, and color. They are available in a wide range of styles, including round beads, bicone beads, seed beads, and more.
Crochet Beads - Crochet beads are made using a crochet hook and a thin wire or thread.
Rhinestone Beads - Rhinestone beads are made from acrylic or glass that are cut to resemble diamonds or other precious stones.
CZ Beads - CZ beads, also known as cubic zirconia beads, are synthetic gemstones made from cubic zirconia, which is a type of crystal that closely resembles diamond.
Kundan Beads - Kundan beads originated in the royal courts of Rajasthan and Gujarat. These are available in bright shining colors.
Meenakari Beads - Meenakari beads also originated in Rajasthan. Meenakari is a form of enameling, where the surface of the bead is covered with a layer of enamel in different colors to create beautiful designs.
Jadau - Jadau beads are made by first creating a base from copper metal, and then applying lac to it. Kundans are then set into the lac and secured with additional layers of lac.
Silk Thread Materials - Silk thread jewelry materials are used to make handmade jewelry