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Preciosa Glass Petal Beads
  • New pressed glass shape: Preciosa Petal
  • 7 colors, both transparent and opaque, sold in packages of 20
  • Curved, pear-shaped beads with 1mm top-drilled holes for stringing and stitching
(Grants Pass, Oregon)--Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®, America's Favorite Beading and Jewelry Supply Company®, is pleased to announce the addition of petal-shaped beads by the master glassworkers at Preciosa Ornela.

The petal shape is highly popular, letting jewelry makers easily create floral and other organic shapes. The curved pressed glass petal shapes have 1mm top-drilled holes for both easy stringing and stitching. Flowers can be created by grouping five to nine petals together into loops wired or strung together at the drill holes.

Glassworkers have been creating quality beads in Jablonec nad Nisou since the 16th century. Preciosa Ornela draws on this long-standing local tradition, creating high-quality glass beads in the Jablonec area today.

Known for exceptional customer service, Fire Mountain Gems and Beads has been the one-stop shop for jewelry-making wholesalers, retailers and designer-artists for over 39 years. The diverse product selection offers more than 120,000 hot jewelry-making supplies. Go online to get your free copy of the 448-page, full-color Jewelry Maker's Catalog and browse E-Catalogs for the feel of the catalog with the ease of the web!

Products sold by Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® are intended for experienced jewelry-makers and designer-artists;
children 14 years of age or younger should use these products with adult direction.

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