Seed Beads - Czech

8/0 Black Opaque Seed Bead


1 - 4$3.95 ( Selling price )
5 - 24$2.79 ( Selling price )
25 or more$1.96 ( Selling price )

Colour: Black

MADE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC these glass 8/0 opaque black seed beads are made by the established glass company Preciosa (prior to that Ornela a state run factory by Jablonex) in the mountains north of Prague.
Czech seed beads are easily recognisable by their round doughnut shape. The symmetrical shape of the beads can be appreciated even more when beads are strung. Regularity and consistency of the shape set Czech seed beads apart not only from Chinese but also, contrary to popular belief, from Japanese seed beads.Whether you are a design student, DIY crafter, or jewellery designer you will discover just how versatile these beads are.

Size 8/0 are an ideal size to team with bugle beads if you want to use a similar width bead or to apply sequins. They also work especially well in between beads which gives a necklace a fantastic drape when strung on flex wire and also great for loom work.


  • Opaque Black
  • Size Hole: 1mm
  • 20 grm pkt (approx x700)
  • 100grms (x5pkts approx x3 500)
  • 1/2kg (x25pkts approx x17 500)

“Making good jewellery is made up of three basics…good materials, good tools, and good techniques.”

Kaari Meng French General owner, designer & stylist


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