The glass is pressed into shape and then tumbled and smoothed. The next stage in the process is to bake a coating to the outside of the bead – a popular coating is a mottled “picasso” coating or a metallic coating. After this the beads are placed in between two large metal discs which rotate and gradually scrape away the surface of the bead to reveal the glass colour underneath – creating a “window” into the bead.
The result are stunning beads with a real “vintage” feel to them
Service rating : I am wanting to learn to make 'Beaded Huichol Flowers' and very much appreciated that Spoilt Rotten Beads shared an earring Huichol Flower pattern. With appreciation. Product : A very good pattern shared.
30 minutes ago
Service rating : fantastic patterns... for free! thank you. great instructions, clear and easy to follow, plus the videos. thanks! Product : once again, great free patterns. Thank you!
6 hours ago
Service rating : Always good service. Good quality beads. Fast delivery. Product : Miyuki seed beads kn lovely colours.
19 hours ago
Service rating : Always excelent Product : Nice way to finish seed beads
19 hours ago
Excellent value (better than offered by USA shops, and larger amounts available. Also, you have a number of beads available that others haven't (e.g. 11 triangle miyuki beads).I love that you have such great free patterns to try out these beads. 9 day to arrive in NZ is pretty good, and your postage is very competitively priced. I am absolutely going to purchase more items from Spoilt Rotten Beads!