Czech Fire Polished Beads
Color: Opaque Red Picasso
- In color "Opaque Red Picasso", opaque red glass beads with a Picasso finish.
- In Czech Fire Polished beads, the shape called "Round" is actually more of an oval. Fire Polished beads are glass beads that are faceted by machine. The edges and surface are then given a softer, polished look by placing the beads in hot ovens or over open flames. By virtue of this process, Fire Polished beads are all slightly different from each other; this adds to their charm. Unlike Austrian faceted crystals, Fire Polished beads contain no lead. It is the heat polishing process that gives them their soft glow and brilliance.
- Measurements: 4mm long, 3.5mm wide.
- Quantity: 50 beads, which is approximately 8 inches of beads when strung. Hole is less than 1mm in diameter.