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.

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Getting Started with Seed Beads

This handbook gives beginners a full course on working with seed beads. by Dustin Wedekind - Published 2007 Affiliate Link to Amazon


Seed Bead Stitching

Create jewelry with colorful seed beads. by Beth Stone - Paperback - Published 2007 Affiliate Link to Amazon


The Beader's Color Mixing Directory

200 failsafe color schemes for beautiul beadwork. by Sandra Wallace - Paperback - Published 2007 Affiliate Link to Amazon


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 Affiliate Link to 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

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