These faceted beads emulate crystal at a more-affordable price. Czech firepolish beads are perfect for delicate antique-style jewelry, and are also ideal for repairing or updating antique jewelry. In a series of techniques going back centuries, they are created by pressing glass in a mold to make the bead, then faceting it by machine. The bead's surface is then slightly melted to "fire polish" it by putting it back into a heat source to give it a better luster. This process slightly rounds off the facets. Hole size for all firepolish beads is .8-1.2mm, unless otherwise noted.
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Assortment of 6mm round Czech glass faceted firepolish beads. Can be used as rosary beads. This assortment is a random mix of colors in stock at the time the assortment is made. True to their name, these beads originate in the Czech Republic. Questions? Call our friendly sales staff at 1-800-366-2156, or email us.