About Glass Beads

Whether you’re a beginner to the world of jewellery-making or an experienced beader, glass beads are extremely versatile and can be used to create really bright, fun, and individual pieces of jewellery. They’re also incredibly easy to use and as a result are ideal for those who are new to the beading craze. With so many styles to choose from, children are sure to love using glass beads to create eclectic bracelets for themselves and friends.


If you prefer your jewellery to make a statement and steal the show, hand painted glass beads could be for you. Available in a wide variety of shapes, styles, and sizes while boasting bold and colourful patterns, they can perfectly complement everything from a plain outfit to an already eclectic wardrobe filled with beautiful fabrics and patterns. For those looking to create a piece of jewellery with an edgy punk-inspired feel, Czech glass spike beads are likely to be the perfect addition to their crafting toolbox. Available in beige and pink colours, they can give a piece of jewellery a feminine as well as tough touch.


Remember that when it comes to making your own jewellery, there are no rules. You’re the boss. And thankfully, glass beads give you the perfect opportunity to unleash your creativity and make something truly unique. Glass beads can be threaded onto everything from chains to craft wire and rattail cord to jewellery tube, making them an important part of any crafter’s toolbox. Glass drop beads can look fantastic hanging from a chain or wire while Preciosa Glass Pip Beads can create a gorgeous petal effect.