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Gorgeous New Dichroic Beads

Be sure to explore all the fantastic colors available of these new dichroic glass beads. Dichroic glass is created by depositing vaporized metals onto sheets of glass. This process produces vibrant color and iridescence. A lampwork artist has hand-crafted these beads to give them their bamboo appearance. You can try these beads as part of […]

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What is an AB finish?

Q: What is an AB finish? A: “AB,” or Aurora Borealis, is a bead treatment inspired by Northern Lights. It is a coating (usually on one side) applied to glass beads that creates a rainbow or iridescent effect. The effect was invented in 1955 by Swarovski in partnership with Christian Dior. Have a question you’d […]

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