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Seed Beads

Seed beads are very versatile and can be used for bead stringing, crochet, bead weaving and embroidery to name a few applications. Find Miyuki Delicas in colors such as luminous neon-like creamsickle and blue bird, canary yellow or bubble gum pink. Czech Preciosa beads are not as precise as the Miyuki beads but are more economically priced and also come in a variety of colors.

6/0 Seed Beads Preciosa Beads

Please Note: We do not ship seed beads overseas from this store - US and Canada only.

6/0 Czech Seed Beads6/0 Czech Seed Beads6/0 Czech Seed Beads6/0 Czech Seed Beads

8/0 Seed Beads Preciosa Beads

Please Note: We do not ship seed beads overseas from this store - US and Canada only.

10/0 Seed Beads Preciosa Beads

Please Note: We do not ship seed beads overseas from this store - US and Canada only.

10/0 Czech Seed Beads10/0 Czech Seed Beads10/0 Czech Seed Beads10/0 Czech Seed Beads

Seed Beads are a large part of our store and we will continue to add more types and colors to our existing line on a continuous basis. There are so many colors, effects and cuts that it can be a struggle to determine a particular bead you want or need.

Care and Cleaning

  1. Store beads in a dry, dark area for maximum shelf life.
  2. There are no adverse effects either to regular wear and use of the beads on fabrics or cosmetics.
  3. HAND WASH clothes with seed beads. Use NO Bleach and treat as if you are washing color fabrics (cold or luke warm water). Beads are colorfast but coatings and life span of the beads can be affected by chemicals and abrasive use and cleaning.

Seed Bead glossary snippets

  1. Opaque - Solid color(s) - You can't see through it
  2. Transparent - Clear or colored beads that light can pass through
  3. Iris = Rainbow = AB (Aurora Borealis) - shiny surface that can reflect in multiple colors
  4. Ceylon - Type of finish that is similar to pearlized beads
  5. Copper Lined - Bead hole is lined with copper (There is also colored and silver lined beads)
  6. Matte or Frost - Velvety or frosted surface
  7. Pearlized - Opaque beads with a luster finish
  8. Dyed - Dyed color on the surface of beads. There is not strong durability, so attention is required for use.

Bead Size Chart

Size 6/0- 4.0mm diameter

- approx 480 beads/ OUNCE - 10 BEADS/inch

Size 8/0 - 3.1mm diameter

- approx 980 beads/ OUNCE - 13 BEADS/inch

Size 10/0 - 2.3mm diameter

- approx 2200 beads/ OUNCE - 18 BEADS/inch

NOTE: These are nominal sizes and can vary .5mm either way