Glass Beads and their Types

As their name clearly says, they are beads made of glass. Comparatively, it is not really an easy task forming the glass balls as the processes are many. For example, it includes blowing, molding, lamp working, heating and a lot more other things which are involved. However, the beauty of it all is that glass beads can be used for making so many types of jewelry items like bracelets, anklets, bangles, necklaces and ear rings.

These days, they exhibit a kind of consistency, simplicity and awesome beautification in their design which translates into affection, care and concern. Apart from using them in jewelry and decoration, these tiny glass balls also find their uses in other things.

Today, you can get some quality aesthetically designed glass balls in different types of shapes, color as well as sizes. Besides, you can also find them in round; oval and silver foil which gives the buyer option to select the one that fits their taste and preference. In fact, glass beads jewelry items have a way of adding more quality to your person or showing love and affection to the one you love.

Most Popular Types

There are a lot of glass beads available in today’s market and the most popular are seen below:

Fish Shaped: The fish shaped type normally looks like a fish by their fins and tail. This type is usually made from high quality of soft glass material and usually designed to have a small hole in the middle portion. This type can also be seen in a lot of designs and color.

Artistic Style: This type is available in a variety of patterns and designs. It is known as handcrafted glass beads which are designed to show artistry much more than any other type of bead. They have multiple colors and you can find them in shapes like discs, cylinder and square.

Crystal Beads: This type has a sparking look apart from having one of the best qualities. The good thing about them is their elegant, pleasing and magnificent nature. You can use this type to create beautiful ear rings, pendants, bracelets and necklaces. They can be found in round, diamond and cube shapes.

Heart Shaped: when you want to express the deepest part of your emotions to the one you love, this could be what you need. This type is just unique and on point to express. In fact, because it is heart shaped, it exerts some kind of magical influence over people most especially women. Necklaces designed with heart shape can be the best for valentine.

Alphabet Shaped: The shape of the alphabet shaped glass beads looks like English alphabet and it is possible to choose alphabet that matches one’s name.

The author is a freelance writer who likes writing about jewelry.  She has been involved in making different types of jewelry from the different types of glass beads listed above. Her writing is aimed at helping people understand what is available to them in jewelry making.

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Author: Aronno Bhowmick