Beading Encyclopedia

Terms and tools to help novice beaders. Click links below for more detailed descriptions and images. (This list will update often.)


Beads: Types and Descriptions

AB finish
Bicone beads
Bugle beads
Crimp beads
Facet
Opal beads
Opaque beads
Translucent beads
Transparent beads

Tools

Flush cutters

Stringing Material

Silamide thread
Tigertail

Everything Else

Beeswax
Findings
Jump rings
Seed bead sizes

Wire gauge


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