Bead Encyclopedia

A handy visual guide to the variety of Czech glass bead shapes on the market. Scroll through the photos to get a feel for the different types of pressed glass beads and how many of them look when strung. You will also get a feel for the beautiful variety of colors and finishes available – click on each photo to see more colors and finishes in that particular shape!

Czech Two Hole Tiles
Czech Two Hole Tiles
Czech Nuggets
Czech Nuggets
Czech Pear Shaped Drops
Czech Pear Shaped Drops
Czech Pillow Beads
Czech Pillow Beads
Czech Rose Petals
Czech Rose Petals
Czech Slapjacks
Czech Slapjacks
Czech Spikes
Czech Spikes
Czech Three Petal Trumpet Flowers
Czech Three Petal Trumpet Flowers
Czech Trumpet Flowers
Czech Trumpet Flowers
Czech Two Hole Bars
Czech Two Hole Bars
Czech Two Hole Daggers
Czech Two Hole Daggers
Czech Twin Beads
Czech Twin Beads
Czech Pinch Beads
Czech Pinch Beads
Czech Lentils
Czech Lentils
Czech Leaf Beads
Czech Leaf Beads
Czech Gemstone Doughnuts
Czech Gemstone Doughnuts
Czech Flower Petals
Czech Flower Petals
Czech Flat Squares
Czech Flat Squares
Czech Flat Coins
Czech Flat Coins
Czech Fire Polish Rounds
Czech Fire Polish Rounds
Czech Farfalle Seed Beads
Czech Farfalle Seed Beads
Czech Drops
Czech Drops
Czech Daggers
Czech Daggers
Czech Cube Beads
Czech Cube Beads
Czech Charlotte Seed Beads
Czech Charlotte Seed Beads
Czech Carved Flat Ovals
Czech Carved Flat Ovals
Czech Angel Wings
Czech Angel Wings
Czech Baroque Beads
Czech Baroque Beads
Czech Bell Flowers
Czech Bell Flowers
Czech Glass Button
Czech Glass Button

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Daisy Marks says:

    This is neat but I think you need an addendum, what about two hole bricks and two hole lentils?

    1. Q.B. says:

      They are on the website

    2. You’re right Daisy! We’ve recently added so many new items that we will be coming out with a new edition of our bead shape guide shortly!

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