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Seed Beads - Chinese, Czech & Japanese
A Guide to Quality and Sizes
Japanese Seed beads are widely regarded as the best quality seed beads, well known Japanese manufacturers are Matsuno, Miyuki and Toho. Toho have larger holes making them ideal for multi-strand projects. Czech seed beads are also known for being good quality with a fair consistency, whilst Chinese Seed Beads are excellent value for money and useful for many jewellery projects.
There is a number system used universally for Seed Bead sizes, the higher the number the smaller the size. Sizes below are a guide, and may vary slightly by different make/manufacturer, we have a basic guide to the most popular sizes below.
6/0 Beads = 4mm estimate
8/0 Beads = 3mm estimate
11/0 Beads = 2mm estimate
13/0 Beads - 1.7mm estimate
15/0 Beads = 1.5mm estimate
Chinese
Chinese
43 products
Czech
Czech
215 products
Matsuno
Matsuno
13 products
Miyuki Seed Beads
Miyuki Seed Beads
166 products
Solid Metal Seed Beads, USA
Solid Metal Seed Beads, USA
54 products
Needles for Beading
Needles for Beading
9 products
Seed Bead Kits
Seed Bead Kits
20 products
Seed Bead Thread
Seed Bead Thread
140 products
Seed Bead Storage & Tools
Seed Bead Storage & Tools
89 products
Soutache - Beading Foundation
Soutache - Beading Foundation
4 products
Soutache - Braid for Seed Beading
Soutache - Braid for Seed Beading
Soutache - Brass Cuff Bracelet Blanks
Soutache - Brass Cuff Bracelet Blanks
14 products

Products

Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Seafoam Green Matt
Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Seafoam Green Matt
SKU: SKU27561-tube
£3.75

Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Canary Yellow Matt
Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Canary Yellow Matt
SKU: SKU27560-5g
£2.65

Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Smokey Black Matt
Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Smokey Black Matt
SKU: SKU27559-5g
£2.65

Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Green Transparent
Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Green Transparent
SKU: SKU27558-tube
£3.75

Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Olivine Transparent
Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Olivine Transparent
SKU: SKU27557-tube
£3.75

Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Light Smoky Topaz Transparent
Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Light Smoky Topaz Transparent
SKU: SKU27556-tube
£3.75

Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Garnet Transparent
Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Garnet Transparent
SKU: SKU27555-15g
£6.99

Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Dark Amber Transparent
Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Dark Amber Transparent
SKU: SKU27554-tube
£3.75

Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Saffron Transparent
Miyuki Tila Bead 5mm Picasso Saffron Transparent
SKU: SKU27553-5g
£2.65

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Egyptian Green
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Egyptian Green
SKU: SKU27552-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Montauk
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Montauk
SKU: SKU27551-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Zodiac
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Zodiac
SKU: SKU27549-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Violine
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Violine
SKU: SKU27548-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Fuchsia
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Fuchsia
SKU: SKU27547-hs
£3.75

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Bordeaux
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Bordeaux
SKU: SKU27546-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Coffee Bean
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Coffee Bean
SKU: SKU27545-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Classic Navy
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Classic Navy
SKU: SKU27544-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Ivy
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Ivy
SKU: SKU27543-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Country Cream
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Country Cream
SKU: SKU27542-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Camel
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Camel
SKU: SKU27541-hs
£3.75

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Fern
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Fern
SKU: SKU27540-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Coffee Cream
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Coffee Cream
SKU: SKU27539-qs
£2.00

Beadsmith Clear Sticky Bead Mat 7.5x5.5 inch (19x14cm) x1
Beadsmith Clear Sticky Bead Mat 7.5x5.5 inch (19x14cm) x1
SKU: SKU27534
£5.50
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Beading with SuperDuos by Cynthia Newcomer Daniel
Beading with SuperDuos by Cynthia Newcomer Daniel
SKU: SKU27533
£5.75
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Ricks Beading Loom - Accessory Pack
Ricks Beading Loom - Accessory Pack
SKU: SKU27532
£2.99
Qty Out of stock
Beadsmith The Ricks RV Beading Loom - the Two Warp Bead Weaving Loom
Beadsmith The Ricks RV Beading Loom - the Two Warp Bead Weaving Loom
SKU: SKU27531-RV-LOOM1
£47.99
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Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Metallic Copper
Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Metallic Copper
SKU: SKU27526-per-m
£0.39

Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Metallic Antique Gold
Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Metallic Antique Gold
SKU: SKU27525-per-m
£0.39

Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Textured Metallic Iris
Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Textured Metallic Iris
SKU: SKU27524-per-m
£0.39

Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Textured Metallic Rainbow
Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Textured Metallic Rainbow
SKU: SKU27523-per-m
£0.39

Beadsmith Bead Back - 8.5x11" Beading Foundation - White
Beadsmith Bead Back - 8.5x11" Beading Foundation - White
SKU: SKU27327x1
£2.95

Beadsmith Bead Back - 4.25x5.5" Beading Foundation - Black & White Mix
Beadsmith Bead Back - 4.25x5.5" Beading Foundation - Black & White Mix
SKU: SKU27326
£3.99
Qty Out of stock
CLP Italian Ultra Flush Wire Cutter Pliers (cuts up to 14ga/1.6mm) - Jewellers Tools
CLP Italian Ultra Flush Wire Cutter Pliers (cuts up to 14ga/1.6mm) - Jewellers Tools
SKU: SKU27160
£29.99
Qty Out of stock
Beadsmith 4.5 inch Laser Scissors, Beading Tools
Beadsmith 4.5 inch Laser Scissors, Beading Tools
SKU: SKU27154
£4.99
Qty Out of stock
Beadsmith - ZB10510 Size 10 English Beading Needles x4
Beadsmith - ZB10510 Size 10 English Beading Needles x4
SKU: SKU27145
£2.25
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Thread Zap I - 1200V thread zapper burner by the Beadsmith
Thread Zap I - 1200V thread zapper burner by the Beadsmith
SKU: SKU26950
£22.99
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Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Metallic Bronze
Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Metallic Bronze
SKU: SKU26938-card
£1.75

Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Sage Green
Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Sage Green
SKU: SKU26937-card
£1.75

Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Silver Metallic
Soutache Braid Cord, Beadsmith 3mm - Silver Metallic
SKU: SKU26936-card
£1.99

Beadsmith, Bead Loom, Beginners Starter Kit - American Indian Weaving Moom
Beadsmith, Bead Loom, Beginners Starter Kit - American Indian Weaving Moom
SKU: SKU26889
£6.99
Qty Out of stock
Bead Bugs 8pc Combo pack
Bead Bugs 8pc Combo pack
SKU: SKU26728
£6.95
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Bead Bugs 6pc pack
Bead Bugs 6pc pack
SKU: SKU26726
£5.99
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Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Chamois
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Chamois
SKU: SKU26141-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Moccasin
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Moccasin
SKU: SKU26140-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Topiary
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Topiary
SKU: SKU26139-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Black Onyx
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Black Onyx
SKU: SKU26138-qs
£2.00

Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Silver Pearl
Ultra Suede Soutache Beading Foundation, Silver Pearl
SKU: SKU26137-qs
£2.00

Brass Cuff Bracelet Blank Domed 1 inch 28mm High
Brass Cuff Bracelet Blank Domed 1 inch 28mm High
SKU: SKU26134
£4.99
Market price: £5.30 save 6%
Qty Out of stock
Brass Cuff Bracelet Blank Domed 1.5 inch 37mm High
Brass Cuff Bracelet Blank Domed 1.5 inch 37mm High
SKU: SKU26133
£5.99
Market price: £6.30 save 5%
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Brass Cuff Bracelet Blank Domed 2 inch 50mm High
Brass Cuff Bracelet Blank Domed 2 inch 50mm High
SKU: SKU26025
£7.99
Market price: £8.30 save 4%
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