Month: December 2018

Bead Store Basics: Seed Beads

Before 1939 Europe was home to a thriving bead industry, particularly in what is now Czechoslovakia. Italy and France were also renowned for their glass beads, and later their steel cut beads. Unfortunately during World War II most of the factories were destroyed, and along came the Cold War. Finally, after the end of the […]

Buying Beading Supplies Online – 6 Factors for Great Purchases

Buying beading supplies online can be a great experience or a complete let down. It all depends on how much knowledge you have of what it is you’re buying. When you purchase at your local bead store you can see and touch the beads, get an idea of the quality for the price as well […]