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« on: June 27, 2005 02:37:55 PM »

Where can I find quailty plastic beads?

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« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2005 01:15:54 PM »

Hi there --

In my opinion the nicest quality & prettiest 'plastic' beads are the Lucite (particularly vintage Italian Lucite  if you can find them) and the resin beads. Might want to try a websearch or ebay search using either lucite beads or resin beads -- & include the word vintage if you like -- instead of just plastic beads.

jewelex.com sometimes has a good selection of vintage Lucite beads although I believe most of theirs may be US-made (which can be veryy pretty too) ... and for numerous examples of pretty resin beads (new, made in Java, Indonesia...!), try naturaltouchbeads.com

« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2005 05:25:39 PM »

Try firemountaingems.com.  They had some nice ones in their catalog (well, I liked them, depends on what you want them for Wink)  I was told that Wal-Mart has some cool ones now, but I haven't looked myself.

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