Dictionary of Beads
Here you'll find a treasure trove of stunning
photos and information about all kinds of beads, bead materials, the history
of beads and much more. We add to this resource regularly so check back often!
Beadazzled's founder, Penelope Diamanti, started out
selling at craft fairs and vending on the street in DC. Now she offers tips
to grow your business. Submit questions through the Contact
Us link and look for answers here!
Confused about which book is best for you? We can
help by giving you in-depth information about some of the best new books and time-tested
titles that we recommend. New reviews posted monthly.
This is the place for articles that exceed the scope
of the Dictionary of Beads. Looking for a list of birthstones, information on
bead sizes, background on metals, seed beads, or gems? Have fun exploring this