Featured bead: basic / black / glass

September 4, 2009

What’s true of clothing is true of beads: basic black never goes out of style.

With jewelry making, “basic” means black glass beads. I want to show you 5 reasons why everyone loves black beads…


Roll with these!

Roll with these!

#1:  roller beads


Black glass firepolish teardrop beads, #23-417-021

Cry fire in a crowded jewelry shop, so you can buy up all of these

#2:  firepolish teardrops


Doubles as a spacer!

Not a UFO, but doubles as a neato spacer

#3:  disk beads


Black glass round beads, #23-224-021

The basic-est of the basics

#4:  rounds


Beadie babies?

Beadie babies?

#5:  E beads


You know we have scads more black beads.  I challenge you to take 10 minutes to search our site for “black beads”, come back here, and post a comment on your favorite new find!

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  • Reply Tish September 8, 2009 at 12:55 pm

    i have the fire polished tear drops. they go with everything. you can work them into any design for a great accent.

  • Reply Dave Robertson September 9, 2009 at 9:07 am

    Now there’s a customer review! Thanks, Tish 🙂

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