All About Beads 

All you need to know about the different types of beads used in beadwork. How many beads do you need for the project? Find bead charts here.


img Getting Started with Seed Beads
This handbook gives beginners a full course on working with seed beads. by Dustin Wedekind - Published 2007 Amazon
img Seed Bead Stitching
Create jewelry with colorful seed beads. by Beth Stone - Paperback - Published 2007 Amazon
img The Beader's Color Mixing Directory
200 failsafe color schemes for beautiul beadwork. by Sandra Wallace - Paperback - Published 2007 Amazon
img The Beader's Guide to Color
The more than 20 projects-each of which represents a specific color scheme or palette-include a discussion of the palette, multiple color illustrations, a beadwork pattern, and a listing of the beads required to complete that design. by Margie Deeb - Paperback - Published 2004 Amazon
Bead Calculating
How to calculate the number of beads on a strand or project. Beadaholique
Bead Descriptions
Information on bead sizes and descriptions. Mill Hill
Beads - Crimp Beads
How to use crimp beads and crimping tools.
Beads - Knowing your Beads
Types, photo and description. Ben Franklin Crafts
Beads - Seed Bead Sizes
A chart of bead size and size in millimeters. Fire Mountain Gems
Beads - Seed Beads per package
The estimated number of beads in a package. Fire Mountain Gems
What is your birthstone? Ben Franklin Crafts
Color Chart - Toho Beads
Clear, concise sample cards with bead numbers and color swatch of Toho Beads. Toho Beads
Crimp Beads
How to use crimp beads. Beadaholique
Gemstones - Cleaning Chart
A chart about how to clean gems. Fire Mountain Gems
Mill Hill Bead to DMC and Anchor Conversion Chart
A list of Mill Hill Bead name and number and the closest matching DMC and Anchor embroidery floss number. Count Cross Stitch, Needlework and Stitchery Page
Sample Card Templates
Delica Bead Sample Card templates Silver Hill Design
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