Splendid© Beads and Crystals
Wholesaler and Exporter of Glass and Crystal Beads
Fire-polished Beads, Pressed Druk Beads, Glass Imitation Pearls, Crystal Beads, MC Beads, Bicones, Lamp Beads, Wooden Beads
Czech Fire Polished Beads have been made using the technique of cutting and heat-polishing glass since the 17th century. The quality of Czech fire polished beads is immediately recognizable by the stability of shapes and sizes, the consistency of the colour shades and resistance of the coatings.
Fancy Pressed Beads
Czech Fancy Pressed (also called Druk) Beads have by far the widest range of shapes, sizes, colours, and coatings - they provide literally endless options and variations of use. The quality is excellent and consistent.
Bicones (MC Beads)
Suncuts (or bicones) are just one specific cut of so called Machine-Cut Beads or otherwise known as tin cut beads. The production technology, type of glass (crystal) used and their properties are the same as imitation MC chatons. They ideally combine the brilliance and optical qualities of crystals with multiple use of beads.
Glass Pressed Beads
Round Pressed Beads are one of the oldest types of beads. These were the
first beads that were made in Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic over three hundred years ago using the
technique of pressing heated glass rods in a mould.
Glass Imitation Pearls
The task of Glass imitation pearls is to simulate the appearance of the real ones. Glass beads are dipped in a chemical emulsions in order to achieve the pearl effect. A top layer is formed on the surface of the bead after repeated dipping that gives the real pearl effect.
Table Top Cut Beads are special glass beads made in Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic. Two sides of the bead are polished so that the fine glass shows up nicely. Usually made from opaque or opal glass with nice coatings and top effects. Truly unique!
Hand made over the open fire these little originals come in hundreds of shapes, colour combinations and sizes. Lamp Beads are the real product of the cottage industry from the mountain region of Jablonec Nad Nisou
MATUBO™ beads are Czech glass beads with the biggest colour variety and perfectly lustrous surface. Matubo beads have a precise shape and come in many different colours and shapes with guaranteed size and shape constancy.
Hand made glass cabochons are available in sizes 18 and 25 mm in many colours and coatings
Czech Made Wooden beads are made in many shapes and sizes, untreated or coloured and polished. Made from carefully selected quality wood from Central Europe
Glass Bead and Pearl Mixes
While the most popular colours of our firepolihsed, pressed glass bead and glass pearl mixes are always in stock, we can mix any beads to order. Just ask!