Stones can be carved into any shape, although many are cut to similar facets as natural gems. Furthermore, these faceted beads can be made oval, square, rhombus, rondelle, and other forms, apart from round.  Differing shapes add interest to your design. Many are obvious like heart or leaf - but others, like briolette or rhombus, are not so well know.  Familiarize yourself to the standard shapes; it will improve your jewellery making.  Remember, beads are three-dimensional: so round or oval can also be flat or puff.  Pillow can be rectangle or square, and nugget can be almost any shape not uniform, sometimes called freeform.

Price is per three of these beautiful beads - each measures 35mm x 9mm. Agate is one of...
Price is per 15-inch string of these beautiful beads - about 26 to the string. Each measures 15mm...
Price is per 15.5-inch string of 15 large beads. Each measures 26mm x 6mm, drilled & polished ready...
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Superb Deep Marine Blue Banded Agate Button Beads
Price is for 16.5 inches of these blue agate beads. Each bead measure  25mm x 6mm with 1.5mm...
Price is per 16 inches of this stripe beads .Each  beads measures 14mm x 5mm in the string.There...
£5.99
These beautiful peach pearls are 8mm x 6mm size. Each button looks like a slightly squashed round pearl...
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Sleek Shiny Hematite Button Beads
£5.50
Price is for 16 inches of these beads. The beads measure 10mm x 4mm and about 42 beads...
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Dazzling Huge Sky Blue and White Jade Button Beads
Price is for 15 inch of these light blue and white beads. Each bead measure 19mm x 6mm...
£5.99
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