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Introducing Aiko Precision Cylinder Seed Beads – TOHO’s “Perfect Bead”

TOHO Aiko Cylinder Seed Beads

If you are a lover of seed beads, you’ll definitely want to use TOHO Aiko seed beads in your jewelry designs. These cylinder seed beads are made with a special state-of-the-art machine to be highly consistent and precise. Why the name Aiko? They are named after the president of TOHO’s wife, to honor his determination […]

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TOHO Treasures – Versatile Cylinder Seed Beads

TOHO Treasures

TOHO makes amazing seed beads in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Their round seed beads are a staple to have on hand for any kind of project and we love getting creative with unique options like Bugles and Triangles. Our latest obsession is TOHO Treasure beads. These seed beads are cylinder in shape, much […]

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TOHO Seed Beads and the Glowing Bride

Glowing TOHO Beads

Have you ever seen those glow in the dark stars and moons you could stick to ceilings? These were staples in many a child’s bedroom and it was always fun to turn off the lights and see what constellations would appear. Young or old, people seem to be fascinated with magical glowing products. If you […]

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A Stunning Customer Design!

Did you know you can leave a review on any of our products and upload a picture of the design you made with them? We love seeing all of your creative designs! Here’s one from reviewer jewelryblue: She used our purple-lined blue TOHOs to add a pop of color to this intricate necklace. As jewelryblue […]

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Seed Beads 201

After graduating from Seed Beads 101, where you gained a basic understanding of these tiny little beauties, you’re now ready for Seed Beads 201. Welcome! This lesson will teach you all about the two leading names in Japanese Seed Beads—Miyuki and TOHO. As you well know, selecting quality seed beads can mean the difference between […]

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Japanese Seed Bead Sale

During the Japanese Seed Bead Sale at Artbeads.com, all seed beads on the website are 20% off. The sale includes 31 new limited edition TOHO™ beads. Japanese seed beads are well known for their consistency in size, shape and color. You’ll find a variety of shapes, ranging from round TOHO™ beads to hexagon cut Miyuki […]

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Flat Stitch Bracelet

My name is Jessica Wheeler and my piece is a flat spiral stich bracelet made with 6 and 4mm swarovski crystals in corresponding colors, and 11o seed beads. It takes me a little over two hours to make each bracelet. I hope you like them, and thank you so much for this opportunity! –Submitted by […]

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Sunflower Necklace

I’m sending these photos of a recently commissioned necklace that I crafted out of Toho seed beads, Miyuki delicas, Swarovski crystals and rivoli. The necklace was requested as a daughter’s way to honor a beloved mother gone too soon, who loved sunflowers. When my client requested the piece I saw it fully realized in my […]

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Abacus Plume Necklace

I made the Abacus Plume necklace as a birthday gift for one of our designers Rebecca. Her love of vibrant blues, greens and purples and the porcelain peacock bead was my inspiration as was a beaded wire bracelet that I saw a while ago in a magazine. I wanted to show off the peacock bead and […]

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Spring Roundelle Bracelet

I purchased the 7.5mm Multi Roundelle 50 piece pack several months ago, and struggled how to use it. I finally came up with this pattern, using Bronze Toho Bead 11/0 between the colors, and a Antique Silver Bar & Ring Clasp set. It makes me think of spring! – Artbeads.com customer Michele D. Do you […]

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