What Are Delica Beads?

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Delica beads are prized by artists world-wide for their variety of colours, permanency (they don't chip or fade like their counterparts), and precision of size and shape. They are more superior to? beads commonly used in items mass produced in China and India. Delica seed beads are perfectly cylindrical modern Japanese beads with thin walls and large holes. They can be smooth or six-sided.
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Seed beads originally were hand made from materials such as glass, metal, and bone. Each bead had to be crafted individually. In the mid seventeenth century, machines were developed
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Delica beads are cylindrical in shape and have very thin walls, as opposed to the rounder, thick-walled seed bead. They line up perfectly in loom and in off-loom stitches such as
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There are a lot of online options to finding seed beads. Local shops, I don't know but searching online will give you lots of options. Have you seen this online store? http://www.abeadstore.com
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What Are Delica Beads?
Beads have been used for centuries to adorn clothing and create works of art. Seed bead is the term used to describe beads produced in factories. Delica beads are both a brand and type of seed bead that is produced in Japan.... More »
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