Beadsmith Superlon Bead Cord is a popular and versatile cord made from twisted nylon. It can be used in many different jewellery and craft making projects, particularly, in micro macramé, bead stringing, crochet work.
This extra heavy #18 cord is 0.5mm thick and works well with many beads including size 11/0 seed beads and long magatama beads.
We have 46 different colours of Beadsmith Superlon Bead Cord, which includes a comprehensive blend of traditional and contemporary shades. Choose from neutral tones like cocoa, Khaki, natural and light brown and for more vibrant colours, we have golden yellow, pink, Shanghai Red and Carolina blue.
Since the advent of the Kumihimo disc, there has been a heightening in popularity of Beadsmith Superlon Bead Cord as it works so well with Kumihimo designs. Have a look at our Kumihimo Supplies page for more information on our Kumihimo kits, weights and toggle and clasps and much more. Beadsmith Superlon cord also works with Swarovski bicone beads and Miyuki drop beads.
Bringing together your design is made easier with the help of the Bead Shop’s Jewellery Making Equipment and Jewellery Findings supplies.
For designs that include Beadsmith Superlon bead cord you may find it useful to use The Bead Shop’s Zap No-Drip jewellery gel to help achieve a strong bond using a small pin point tip. The range of toggles and clasps we have available will also help finish off your design; choose from vintaj, silver plated and trigger and lobster clasps.
If you are thinking along the lines of gift ideas, then have a look at our beautiful range of coloured and patterned organza gift bags or our unique wooden jewellery boxes.
If it’s more inspiration you are after, then take a look at The Bead Shop’s jewellery making book collection. Here, you will find more in-depth guidelines and advice about working to create specific designs like Kumihimo or macramé as well as different genres like Steam punk and Zentangle.
Our tips and advice section also includes up to date information on the latest designs you can make using a range of different materials, many of which include using Beadsmith Superlon Bead Cord.