Crystal Motifs and New Designer Carlotta Carlisle!

Crystal motifs meet beads and itroducing our newest designer Carlotta Carlisle!

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Bears, Turtles and Flower Beads - The Classics Revisited

The Wandering Wildflower project PDF and a Wavy Herringbone Totem Bands Bracelet project PDF. Our New Earth's Jewels Semi-Precious Round Gemstone Collection and a New Unique Stainless Steel Findings.
 

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New Round Semi-Precious Gemstones and Halloween Project PDFs

Featuring our new Earth's Jewels semi-precious round gemstone collection, two project PDFs from Preciosa, new petite size of Crystal Lane, and a DIY zip tie tiaras pdf.

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New Petite Crystal Lane Beads and Free Project PDF

Featuring our new petite Crystal Lane beads and a free project PDF for zip tie tiaras just in time for halloween.

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New Preciosa Candy and Pip Bead Projects and a Personal Appeal from Mike John

A special project and message from the John Family. Copper Sun Earrings and Candy Rose Petal free patterns. New Czech Glass Imitation Pearls and New Stainless Steel Findings.

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Miyuki Frosted Glazed Rainbow Beads Including 19 New Delicas Shipping

Miyuki Frosted Glazed Rainbow Beads, a project PDF created by Swarovski for this spotlight on the Grand Canyon. Featuring a necklace using the Mona Lisa box from Masterpiece collection.

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New Nylon Beading and Knotting Cord and A New Beaded Project Pattern

New nylon beading and knotting cord, wrapped square earrings, DIY beaded mask necklace project, and our natural and metal cowrie beads are now available!
 

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Cowrie Beads, Pumpkins and A Kiss

See our natural and metal cowrie beads, a necklace feauturing our bead box "The Kiss", and a dazzling pumpkin.

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John Bead Czech Seed Beads and Goodfelt for Bead and Button Final Issue

Learn to make beaded rosettes and badges! Highligthing our bead board with cases.

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Bead Board and A New Rola Bead Project Pattern

More Rola beads with a quick project PDF, Swarovski Crystals around the world are in Costa Rica this month, showcasing our bead board with case, and our wood boxes and trays.

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Wood Trays and Organizers and A New Wonderful Project Pattern

Wood box tray organizers, free John Bead Rhombus bracelet project, our take on Swarovsi's around the world Africa, and more on terra intenisve beads.

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John Bead Has Terra Intensive 11/0s in Stock

Terra intensive beads update and a free project.

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Neon Summer Stacker Bracelets with Rola Beads

A spotlight on Preciosa Rola beads.

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Acrylic Flatbacks for Embellishing Clothes, Costumes, Crafts and Home Decor

See our acrylic flatbacks, stretch bead cord, and crafting essentials catalog.

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John Bead - Your Craft Essentials Headquarters

Our 2020 Craft Suplement is out and a free Step by Step PDF for Crystal Lane Beaded Bead!

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New Crystal Lane Free Beading Pattern, New Miyuki in Vials and Swarovski Rouge Pearls

New free Crystal Lane Beaded Bead beading pattern step by step, a look at Swarovski rouge pearls, New Miyuki glazed rainbow are now available in vials, and an update on Preciosa terra intensive collection.

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We are Going to Africa With Swarovski This Month!

Swarovski of the month with a project pdf and the Preciosa Terra Intensive collection.

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PRECIOSA Terra Intensive Beads Scream Summer!

Showcasing PRECIOSA Terra Intensive Bead designs. Learn about Heishi beads and see some ways to use them.

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Summer Has Arrived and New Products Are Shipping!

Discover the Masterpiece Collection, Chain and Findings, Semi-Precious Pendants, Project PDFs, and Crystal Motifs.

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New Chain and Findings Collection and Masterpiece Bead Boxes!

Our new Masterpiece Bead Box Collection, new Chain and Findings Collection. Featuring Neon Rola, Aluminum Chain, Lucite Flower, and Crystal Motifs.

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Rola Neon Beads Are the Bold Strokes of Bright Color You Need For Summer!

Rola Neon Beads, New Crystal Motif Appliques, and New Frosted Glazed Rainbow Beads.

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New Miyuki Beads and Delica Beads, A New Project PDF and a Spotlight on Lucite

Miyuki Duracoat Galvanized Seed Beads and Delica Beads, A New Project PDF and a Spotlight on Lucite

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15 New Colors in Miyuki Frosted Glazed Rainbow Bead Collection

See the 15 New Colors in Miyuki Frosted Glazed Rainbow Bead Collection, Home Decor and Crafts, see our Gnomes,.and the New Acrylic Flat Back Box Collection.

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Crystals, Looms and Home Decorating - All Featured at John Bead Right Now

Featuring Crystal Lane strands, Mark Montano's Beaded Bracelets Video with the John Bead Loom Kit, brand new Home Decor and Crafts category, and new Acrylic Flat Back Box Collection.

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New Bulk Acrylic Flat Backs from John Bead

New Acrylic Flat Back Rhinestones, Acrylic Flat Back Rhinestone Box Collection, and Crystal Lane Wax Pick-Up Sticks.

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New Acrylic Flat Back Boxes for Clothing, Costumes, Home Decor, Paper Crafting and More!

Featuring new Acrylic Flat Back Boxes, Crystal Lane Wax Pick-up Sticks, Crystal Katana, delicate Faceted 2mm Semi-Precious Beads and our new Door Stoppers.

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The Gorgeous 2mm Semi-Precious Bead Strands

Highlighting Delicate Faceted 2mm Semi-Precious Beads, Beaded Focal Connectors, Must Have Findings Collection, Natural Bamboo Coral Beads, and the biggest donation to date.
 

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Just Right Options for Jewelry Designers

Featuring metalized glass beads, facetted glass bezels, must have findings, Crystal Lane pendants, and round semi-precious beads.

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Crystal and Faceted Glass for Spring Summer Designs

Faceted bezels, Crystal Lane opaque colors, Crystal Lane flat backs on a frame, round semi-precious beads, and Swarovski's around the world project. .

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Let's Go to Ireland With Inspirational Jewelry Ideas from Swarovski

Showcasing opaque color Crystal Lane, round semi-precious beads, and Swarovski crystals around the world Ireland project PDF.

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Joy Filled Storage - A John Bead Exclusive In Singles

Joy Filled storage stackable containers can now be ordered individually!

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Semi-Precious Beads Rich in Texture, Detail and Coloring

Our semi-precious stone collection features all the most popular shapes, sizes and types of gemstones loved by crystal enthusiasts.

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Our Wonderful European Wood Beads for Jewelry, Macrame, Home Decor and More!

A review of our excellent wood beads crafted in Europe and a masterpiece bead box hoop art video step by step.

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The Queen of Gems - Pearls For Spring and Summer

Spotlighting Czech glass pearls, freshwater pearls, Must Have Findings, and elastic cord.

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Crystal Lane and Elastic Cord Trending

Learn more about our Crystal Lane, Must Have Findings, and Elastics.

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John Bead Update and New Swarovski Project PDFS

The John Bead warehouse is currently shipping orders.
Thank you for your patience. Our shipping times will be longer than usual. We have a volunteer skeletal staff willing to work through the current country-wide shut down.
In the meantime, we continue to add free project step by step on our social media platforms and inspiration for our newest products.
Feel free to reach out to your sales representatives who are working remotely and if you do not have one, you can contact [email protected] regarding orders or general inquiries [email protected].
We ask that you use email for all your communications with us. Our showroom and the Outlet will remain closed. We can not allow any visitors in the building.
Thank You for your loyalty for 65 years.  
Stay Safe.
John Bead Management and Family
 

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Coping Through The Pandemic

John Bead is currently open and shipping orders after a 14 day quarantine in attempts to flatten the curve. Our showroom and the Outlet will remain closed as we can not allow any visitors in the building. Learn more here.
 

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John Bead Corp - We are Grateful

Manditory Closure Information and Masterpiece Bead Box Collection

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A Stunning Addition To Our Bead Catalog - Terra Intensives 2/0 Beads

Preciosa Terra Intensive Beads
 
We were thrilled to have access to this new bead collection from Preciosa. We continue to add additional sizes to our assortment.
 

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John Bead Corp Will Be Closed Until Further Notice

Dear John Bead Customers, Friends and Family,
 
In an abundance of caution, we have made the decision to close our company until we feel it is safe for our employees to return to work. 
No one at John Bead Corp or in the John Bead Outlet is sick and we want to keep it that way. 
Today we are trying to pack and ship as many orders as possible and we will keep you apprised of our situation.
Any employee that can work from home will do so, and you may reach out to your salesperson.
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to us.
As soon as we know more we will email.
 
John Bead Management, Staff and Family

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Druk Beads, Crystal Lane Flat Backs and Freshwater Pearls

Spotlighting Czech Druk glass beads, some new jewelery with freshwater pearls, showcasing Crystal Lane flat back rhinestones on fabric, and an Oval Candy free project.

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New Dura-Line Thread and More!

It shouldn’t be a surprise that Miyuki, the manufacturers of the Delica bead, would have a thread designed to support beaders with their projects.

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Brand New Findings Collection!

Must Have Findings Collection
From headpins, jump rings, bezels and clasps to the bestselling earnut,
 

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New Storage for Just about Everything and New Products for Carnival, Costume and Dance Designers

Our new Joy Filled Storage containers, new feathers, trims and embellishments, and Czech Glass Microbeads.

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New Motifs and Resin Stones for Carnival, Dance and Costumes Designers

This is our fourth email showing you everything that is
new for Carnival, Dance and Costumes Designers!
Here are four new MOTIF shapes.
 

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New Motifs and Resin Stones for Carnival, Dance and Costumes Designers

This is our third email showing you everything that is
new for Carnival, Dance and Costumes Designers!
We have brand new motifs and appliques.
This is a look at the first six.
We also have a new resin sew-on stone we called GEO.

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Carnival 2020 New Products at John Bead

Our Carnival order for 2020 was placed last fall so everything is arriving on time. Our first container of goods is here now and we are unpacking and photographing everything.
 
 

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More 2020 Collection for Carnival, Dance and Costumes Designers

This is our second email showing you everything that is
new for Carnival 2020!
 
The John Bead Outlet is stocked and ready for you also!

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Spotlight on Green For Spring

Green for Spring! Showcasing some of our favourite green items and a Saint Patrick's Day Preciosa Project.

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New Matte Semi-Precious Beads

Valentine's Day bracelet, August is all about amethyst, new matte semi-precious beads, new semi-precious pendants, and earrings made with Nutton but Buttons.

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Swarovski Time to Shine Spring/Summer 2021 Innovations

A look at Swarovski Time to Shine!

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Crystal Lane, Matte Semi-Precious and Rosary Bead Cord Back in Stock!

Crystal Lane bead strand collection, new matte semi-precious beads, our rosary bead cord is back in stock and Swarovski Spring/Summer 2021 Time to Shine.

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New for 2020 - Allow Us to Introduce the New Preciosa Terra Intensive Seed Beads!

The Terra Intensive Bead Collection and a Valentine’s Day Amulet Bag Step by Step PDF!

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New for 2020 - Matte Semi-Precious Beads on Cards and 16in Strands

New matte semi-precious beads, our new semi-precious pendants, Swarovski blues, Amethyst for February and Mardi Gras.

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New for 2020 - Crystal Lane - A John Bead Exclusive Crystal Program!

Introduction to Crystal Lane, Hearts for February, and John Bead at To Bead True Blue in Tucson.  

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Crystal Lane - A John Bead Exclusive Crystal Program!

Introducing our exclusive Crystal Lane Collection of strands, pendants, and flat backs.

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Button Bouquet, Swarovski Projects PDF and Creativation CrystalLane

Learn more about Nutton but Buttons, Swarovski's Phsychology of Color for January, John Bead will be at Creativiation in Pheonix booth 1624, Rola beads paperweight, and links to Garnet.

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Happy Holidays and Links to Garnet for January!

Holiday closure infomration, Garnet for January, and the new Ginkgo Leaf Metallic Suede Beads.

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New Ginkgo Metallic Suede Beads

Information about holiday closure, New Metallic Suede Ginkgo Beads are here, a triangle of Rola, and Nutton but Buttons! 

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New Buttons, Rola Beads, Storage and our Biggest Free Project PDF

Candy earrings with neon Preciosa Rola, featuring Nutton but Buttons, coming soon Joy Filled Storage, and a free project Rivoli Trio Christmas Ornament.

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It will be a BLUE 2020!

Blue is the Pantone color of the year, featuring a blue bracelet using Preciosa Rola and a blue Preciosa project PDF.

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Ruby for December!

Czech Glass Microbeads collection, Preciosa Rolas, Swarovski's psychology of color for December is Ruby and a free Swarovski project pdf!

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Rola Beads, Turtles and Exclusive Shopping Event in Our Showroom

Information about Rola Beads, Travertine Beads and Turtles, exclusive Swarovski sale, shipping before the holidays and our showroom closure.

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25% off Ori Crystal Collection

Ori Crystal Sale, Miyuki Squares, and Holiday Shipping.

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New Miyuki 1.8 Square Free Project PDF

The Aztec Earrings by Lena Gillespie feature 1.8mm Cobalt AB matte, Peanut Luster and Fire Galvanized Miyuki Square beads.

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Miyuki Half Tila, TierraCast and Exclusive Swarovski Event

The TierraCast Finishing Touches Collection is here! A listing of our Half Tila collection and a free Half Tila project PDF! Our Miyuki threads and information on our one day exclusive Swarovski sale!
 

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Holiday Colors and Product Ideas For 2019!

We've gathered some of our holiday favorites into easy to view links on our website.

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Holiday Crystals and Swarovski Emeralds

We've gathered some of our holiday favorites into easy to view links on our website.

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TierraCast Finishing Touches Collection

The TierraCast Finishing Touches Collection and two projects, Semi-precious input, microbead vials and Swarovski Love All Collection.

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Preciosa MICROBEADS

Preciosa MICROBEADS
Glass microbeads from the PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Glass™ brand have a wide range of uses. 

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Swarovski Fall Winter 2020/2021 New Products

CRYSTAL AND EMOTIONS UNFOLDING
THE PASSION OF CREATIVITY

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October Is Dedicated to Sapphire!

October Is Dedicated to Sapphire!

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New Metal Cuffs and Collars

New Cuffs and Collars

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Brand New 2 Hole Diamond Bead Project PDF

Our Rola™ bead collection continues to grow as we receive the newest beads being manufactured. Linked here.
 

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Introducing Miyuki 1.8 Squares

New to John Bead

1.8 mm Squares from Miyuki

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Our Warehouse is Filled With New Miyuki Products!

New Half Tilas and Navy and Indigo

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Earth's Jewels Pendants

The pendants in our Earth's Jewels collection are ideal to finish jewelry already featuring semi precious stones.

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Freshwater Pearls - Jewels from the Oceans

Our freshwater pearl collection grew bigger this year.

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A Wonderful Assortment of New and Old Products

An assortment of products including Hair Combs, Czech Glass Beads, and Miyuki Delica beads.

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Semi-Precious Collection at John Bead

John Bead Semi-Precious Collection

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New Reduced Pricing for Miyuki Delica Best Sellers

Miyuki Delica Best Sellers

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The Newest Products at John Bead

Crystal Lane Twisted Crystal
A John Bead Exclusive

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Twisted Crystal - A John Bead Exclusive!

Crystal Lane Twisted Crystal 
A John Bead Exclusive

Curated combinations of pearls and crystals in a rainbow of color options.

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An Explosion of Lava and Jingles in July!

Right on trend and an easy addition to your semi-precious products. Our new collection features unique colors and three metallic options.

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New Stainless Steel Findings, Rainbow Rondell, and More!

The stainless steel findings and chains program has all the classic and most popular items jewelry makers need to finish their jewelry projects.

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New Goodfelt Colors - Our Bestselling Beading Foundation

We have added even more colors to Goodfelt, our recommended beading foundation.

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Our New Stainless Steel Findings and Chain

The stainless steel findings and chains program has all the classic and most popular items jewelry makers need to finish their jewelry projects.

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New Naturals Beads!

We have expanded the color range of PRECIOSA Rocailles for you to include new natural colors! Beaded focal connector earrings featuring Sweet and Petite charms, gingko leaf bracelet, and ColorTrends Blooming Dahlia.

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Some of This Season's Most Wearable Trends

Sweet and Petite, Beaded Focal Connectors, ColorTrends, and the new color for June from Swarovski Psychology of Colors!

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Beads, Beads and More Beads!

Ultra violet color trends, beaded focal conectors necklace, and our first Ginkgo bead step by step!

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Fiber Craft Bead, Swarovski Light Topaz and Ginkgo

View what our new Fiber Craft Beads can be used with, download a new project PDF for earrings featuring Swarovski's Phsycology of Colors - Light Topaz, and a new Ginkgo bead necklace design.

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Color Trend Beads in Saturated Metallic!

Color Trend Beads were created to make life easier for designers!
When you pick any bead in this collection you'll know that you can get the matching color in all the other shapes available too!
There are 9 color trends.
 

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The Ginkgo Leaf Bead Is Shipping!

Have You Heard About the Ginkgo Leaf Bead?
It is a two-hole bead, measuring 7.54 x 3.50 x 7.35mm in size, and manufactured by the same company that created the SuperDuo. 

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Sewn bracelet made with PRECIOSA Candy Rose

We have prepared an attractive bracelet for you in pastel shades and made with the new PRECIOSA Candy Rose bead in combination with PRECIOSA Solo™.

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Introducing the Psychology of Colors

Swarovski Create Your Style presents Psychology of Colors, our Red Velvet Cupcake Czech Bead Recipe Box, and Sweet and Petite Charms.

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An Absolute Essential - The Preciosa Candy Rose Bead

The very popular PRECIOSA Candy pressed bead is now available  in a new PRECIOSA Candy Rose variant. 

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Sweet and Petite - Our Newest Charm Collection

Introducing our new collection of charms Sweet and Petite

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Handmade and Beautiful - Beaded Focal Connectors and Free Gift Card PDF

Our new finished beaded focal connectors and beaded beads as well as a free PDF to include in finished semi-precious jewelry gifts.

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About that $57,000 Dollar Strand You Ordered

We could not find a better graphic to illustrate how our first week with the new website went.
 
As expected, we are working through many issues unique to a site featuring over 75,000 products.
 
But it is so much more than a new website.

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We Can't Thank You Enough For Supporting our Transition To Our New Site!

We can not thank you enough for your patience and support as our entire company moves to a new website and ordering system. With a team of experts on-site we have been working through each and every issue as we find them. 
 
There were many scenarios we could not predict in advance and as our customers point them out it truly helps us to address them.
 
So thank you again!
 
We'll continue to update you over the next few weeks.

We also have an explination on how to login.

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We Have A Brand New Website!

Today is the day we have been waiting for!
 
Our new website has launched.
We continue to work behind the scenes to perfect it.
There are some areas we are still testing and there is a rather large team of specialists working on it at John Bead right now.
 
We would love it if you took a look.
We are excited about several major new options.

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Three-Cut Beads, Tulip Needles, and more Rola

Learn more about Preciosa three-cut beads, Tulip Needles and Preciosa Rola. 

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New From Preciosa Plus a New FREE Tool for Beaders

PRECIOSA ORNELA introduces its new quality cutting technology for the production of traditional Czech seed beads: The PRECIOSA Rola™ 

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Crystal Motif Collection

We have a stunning collection of crystal motifs that can be used to embellish clothing, costumes and uniforms.  They can also be incorporated into jewelry designs or worn as a brooch. 

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Spring Summer 2020 with Swarovski

Swarovski is delighted to introduce its new-season crystal innovations: The Power of Emotions.

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New Beaded Crystal Trims! and More...

We have 26 new trims being sold by the yard!
Click here to find more, including swarovski and new feathers.
 

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New and Exclusive Feather Collection for 2019!

The colors are all exclusive to John Bead.
We designed all the combinations in order to give our customers new options for their Carnival designs.

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Announcing the New Ginkgo Leaf Bead!

Introducing the Ginkgo Leaf Bead! Inspired by the natural curves of the ginkgo leaf, the Ginkgo Leaf Bead provides an elegant shape for your beaded designs. 

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Free Project For Valentines with Swarovski and Miyuki! and More...

While hearts are in fact non-seasonal, they are extra special around Valentine's Day. Click for the new recipe boxes, pearls, and a sneak peak.

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New Swarovski Crystal Electric LacquerPRO

The neon-like palette of the Crystal Electric LacquerPRO Family delivers a high-voltage sparkle like no other. 

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The Rose Bead and Hematite Overstock Sale

Spotlight on Hematite!

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New Freshwater Pearls, Easy Cut Trim and Swarovski

The President's Collection of New Freshwater Pearls and easy trim ideas.

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Our Latest 2019 Programs

Happy New Year From John Bead Corp. We are excited to share some of our latest products for 2019!

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The 3D Jig for Gift Giving or Gift Making

Use the jig to make gifts or gift the jig to a creative friend!

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Search for the NEXT GREAT GADGET

Do you have an idea for a new gadget?
If you do, and have a dream to see your concept manufactured we would love to see your ideas.
Contest opens November 7, 2017 and closes February 28, 2018.
 

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Two New Resin Stone Collections

Introducing two new lines to our collection of resin stones; Galaxy and Piikki, both available in a variety of shapes and colors.

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New Swarovski Crystal Iridescent Blue Pearls

The new Swarovski crystal pearl color is iridescent blue launching in two tones.

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Swarovski New Perspectives Innovations and Inspiration Spring/Summer 2018

Swarovski Innovations and Inspiration 
Spring/Summer 2018 Themes
 

Gang Star.
No Normal.
Hacked Nature.  
Spellbound.  

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New Buddha Pendants

Black pressed glass in three styles with polished and frosted details.

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Czech PRECIOSA Tee™ Pressed Bead

Floaty Bracelet PDF here

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The Latest Catalogs Are Now Online

"The Latest John Bead Special Edition" and "New Arrivals" 

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Introducing 3-Hole Czech Glass Cali

Today we are introducing a brand new 3-hole bead!
The Cali Bead!
Including a PDF on how to make the necklace featured above.

The Cali bead is being launched exclusively by John Bead -­- one of the biggest manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of Czech glass beads in the world. In their 63rd year, they begin 2017 with this exciting bead project. 

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Semi-Precious

Semi-Precious Round Beads Consistant 6mm, 8mm and 10mm in 16inch Strand
 

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