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.

These unusual top-drilled fancy drop beads are ametrine - which consists of amethyst with a little citrine. Each...
£10.50
Price is per 16-inch string of these beautiful beads. Largest in the string measures about 18mm x 9mm...
Price is per 15-inch string of these beautiful polished natural best garnet beads - largest fancy drop measures...
Price is for one 16-inch string of these beautiful beads - ready for stringing. Each fancy drop measures...
Price is per 16-inch string of these beautiful beads. All are different size and shape, but average largest...
Price is per 16-inch string of these beautiful beads. Largest bead in the string measures about 14mm x...
Price is per 15-5-inch string of these beautiful beads. Each measures about 13mm x 8mm x 6mm -...
Price is per 16-inch string of these magical natural beads. Ready for restringing or selling. Average largest nugget...
£6.99
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