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Size 10/0 - Czech Seed Beads

These are popular Preciosa / Jablonex Czech seed beads highly valued by craft and jewelry makers. Czech seed beads are very versatile and can be used for bead stringing, crochet, bead weaving and embroidery to name a few applications. Czech beads can vary in diameter which may require some culling if you are doing precision work.

Want more than one? A 15% discount for each item is offered when more than one unit is purchased. Discount is automatically applied to the second and more items. Quantities can be adjusted in cart. All our prices are in USD$.

Please note:

  • 1 OZ PACKS are packed in individually labelled poly bags.
  • For larger orders (greater than 17 ounces) we may send you a factory pack(s) rather than individual 1 oz bags. A factory pack is 500 grams = 17.6 ounces.
  • Due to high cost of shipping, we do not ship seed beads overseas.

FAQ's about 10/0 Seed Beads

  • 10/0 seed beads are approx. 2.3mm diameter
  • Threading hole size is approx 0.6mm diameter
  • 1 ounce = 28.3 grams
  • 1 ounce of 10/0 contains approx 2200 beads
  • 10/0 seed beads are approx 18 beads/inch

Opaque: These are beads that light won't pass through. These beads can be solid or multicolored and generally have a low to medium shine.

10/0 Apple Red Seed Beads

$2.30/ OZ

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10/0 Chocolate Brown Seed Beads

$2.60/ OZ

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10/0 Dyed Purple Seed Beads

$2.90/ OZ

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10/0 Fuchsia Pink Seed Beads

$2.42/ OZ

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10/0 Jet Black Seed Beads

$1.54/ OZ

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10/0 Lemon Yellow Seed Beads

$2.30/ OZ

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10/0 Matte Black Seed Beads

$2.40/ OZ

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10/0 Medium Blue Seed Beads

$2.00/ OZ

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10/0 Medium Dark Green Seed Beads

$2.00/ OZ

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10/0 Medium Green Seed Beads

$1.90/ OZ

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10/0 Medium Grey Seed Beads

$2.00/ OZ

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10/0 Powder Blue Seed Beads

$2.00/ OZ

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10/0 Snow White Seed Beads

$2.00/ OZ

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10/0 Turquoise Blue Seed Beads

$1.75/ OZ

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Transparent: These are beads that allow light to pass through. Some transparent beads may be darker or translucent and their transparency may not be obvious unless held to a light source.

10/0 Amethyst Purple Seed Beads

$2.00/ OZ

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10/0 Aqua AB Matte Seed Beads

$2.50/ OZ

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10/0 Black Diamond Luster Seed Beads

$2.40/ OZ

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10/0 Blue Purple Matte AB Seed Beads

$2.50/ OZ

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10/0 Caramel Topaz Matte AB Seed Beads

$2.50/ OZ

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10/0 Crystal Luster Seed Beads

$2.40/ OZ

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10/0 Dark Red Matte Seed Beads

$2.50/ OZ

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10/0 Matte Crystal Seed Beads

$2.50/ OZ

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Color Lined: These are transparent beads with a colored or metallic lining within the thread hole.

10/0 Black Diamond Copper Seed Beads

$2.40/ OZ

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10/0 Clear Crystal Blue Seed Beads

$2.30/ OZ

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10/0 Clear Crystal Grey Terra Seed Beads

$2.50/ OZ

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10/0 Lime Green Silver Lined Seed Beads

$2.30/ OZ

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10/0 Teal Green Matte Silver Lined Seed Beads

$2.30/ OZ

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Pearlized: These beautiful beads are opaque beads with a luster finish.

10/0 Ceylon Pearl Seed Beads

$2.40/ OZ

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10/0 Eggshell Yellow Seed Beads

$2.50/ OZ

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10/0 Pearlized Pale Blue Seed Beads

$2.40/ OZ

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10/0 Pearlized Pale Pink Seed Beads

$2.40/ OZ

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Metallic Color: These beads are glass beads with a metal-like surface coating. You cannot use metal cleaners on these beads as you may destroy the finish. Metallic coatings may rub off or change color.

10/0 Metallic Antiqued Silver Matte Terra Seed Beads

$3.50/ OZ

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10/0 Metallic Color Blue Seed Beads

$2.50/ OZ

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10/0 Metallic Color Silver Seed Beads

$2.70/ OZ

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10/0 Metallic Copper Satin Seed Beads

$3.20/ OZ

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10/0 Metallic Color Gold Seed Beads

$2.50/ OZ

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10/0 Metallic Color Green Seed Beads

$2.50/ OZ

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10/0 Metallic Color Gunmetal Seed Beads

$2.50/ OZ

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10/0 Metallic Gunmetal Matte Terra Seed Beads

$3.50/ OZ

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10/0 Metallic Color Pink Seed Beads

$2.50/ OZ

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10/0 Metallic Color Purple Seed Beads

$2.50/ OZ

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10/0 Metallic Color Steel Terra Seed Beads

$3.50/ OZ

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Mixes: are seed beads where the mixture is of multiple shades of the same color and the same bead size.

10/0 Berry Luster Mix Seed Beads

$2.30/ OZ

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10/0 Blue / Aqua Mix Seed Beads

$2.30/ OZ

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10/0 Blue Sapphire Silver Lined Mix Seed Beads

$2.30/ OZ

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10/0 Seagreen Luster Mix Seed Beads

$2.30/ OZ

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10/0 Topaz SL Mix Seed Beads

$2.30/ OZ

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Using Seed Beads in Jewelry - Bead Crochet

Although the art of crochet may have originated in ancient Egyptian times, with the loops in the thread formed by hand, the earliest records and descriptions of bead crochet date from about the 1820’s. Bead crochet gained popularity through the 1800’s in crocheted bags, clothing and décor. In the “Roaring 1920’s,” flapper fashion incorporated beads into hats, dresses, and handbags, often in profusions of loops that would swing, shimmer, and clatter with movement. Ropes crocheted with seedbeads were popular flapper necklaces. These ropes were very long, as they were made to loop around the neck several times, and they were often knotted and fringed at the ends. Bead crochet diminished in the 1930’s, with the onset of the Great Depression, but has again had increased popularity since the 1980’s.

Bead crochet ropes remain a standard, due to their beauty, their versatility, and the wonderful drape and feel of a finished rope. They can be crocheted with various sizes of seedbeads – smaller beads such as Size 10/0 produce a finer, more delicate rope, whereas larger beads such as Size 6/0 create a ‘chunkier,’ more standout look. They can be crocheted with a simple, but elegant pattern of seedbeads to make bracelets and necklaces for everyday or business wear. On the other hand, they can be designed with intricate patterns, embellished with accent beads (crystals, pearls or gemstones, for example), or enhanced with a beautiful pendant to create a truly stunning showpiece.

Recent advancements in the creation of new types of fibers and beads, and innovations in needle and hook designs, have opened the doors to a multitude of new options for beaded crochet ropes, and the possibilities are nearly as limitless as your imagination.

Jewelry Crochet 101

Making a bead crochet necklace is a time-consuming but rewarding task. There are many skills required to create a crochet necklace including a thorough knowledge of different stitching techniques (most common is the tubular rope stitch), pattern design (including how to map a tubular design), detailed knowledge of various beads including brands, colors and properties of the beads, and the appropriate threads available for various sizes of beads.

A popular form of bead crochet uses seed beads with a tubular stitch pattern creating a "rope" necklace. Choose a bead type, size, and necklace length (or bracelet size), thread your beads and crochet with slip-stitches in a tubular pattern to create your rope. There are many books and online instructions available for more detailed stitching directions. These "ropes" are very versatile and can be braided, split with focal beads at the center or sides, have frilly ends with fancy beads, or just plain capped. Add a nice toggle clasp, and perhaps a pendant, and you have an elegant piece of jewelry.

There are several types of beads you can use in bead crochet. For beaded rope crochet, seed beads are frequently used, and Czech glass seed beads are most popular, because their slightly rounded edges make the rope more flexible. You can use Japanese beads (such as Miyuki or Toho) if you want more precision, but your rope will be more rigid. You can also incorporate other beads, such as fire polished beads, shell beads, fiber optic beads, any many others into your rope pattern to create special effects.

You can make a bead crochet rope necklace in any length, depending on your intended outcome. For instance, you could make a choker-length rope split in the center with a gemstone nugget as a focal bead. A princess-length rope looks great with a 30mm-40mm Swarovski pendant. Very long ropes can be double-looped or tied for different effects.

General notes on Necklace Length:

  • 14 to 16 inches – Choker Necklace, falls to the hollow of the neck
  • 17 to 19 inches – Princess Necklace, falls to the collarbone, is the most common length used with pendants<
  • 20 to 25 inches – Matinee Necklace, falls to the crown of the bust, is also used for pendants.
  • 26 to 34 inches – Opera Necklace
  • over 34 inches – Lariats or Ropes