What is faceted rondelle?

Faceted Glass Rondelle Beads. Rondelle refers to the shape of the bead. A rondelle bead is disc or doughnut shaped and is wider than the height of the bead. These beads are often used as spacers to separate other beads. Also see Czech faceted rondelle beads.

What are rondelle crystals?

Rondelles are the type of beads which are mostly used for making jewellery. These beads are widely used between two precious beads. These beads are sparkling and really attractive to eyes. You can see a widespread usage of rondelle beads in jewellery pieces like necklace, bracelet, earrings etc.

What does rondelle beads mean?

Jewelry. a flat bead, often of rock crystal or onyx, used in a necklace as a spacer between contrasting stones.

What are rondelle beads made of?

These beads are hand made of 99% pure silver so they will not tarnish as quickly as sterling silver.

What is a rondelle cut in jewelry?

A rondelle is a single piece of precious metal or a gemstone that has a hole pierced in it so the disc can be hung on a necklace.

What sizes do rondelle beads come in?


  • Blue.
  • 3mm, 5mm, 6mm and 8mm bead sizes.
  • 7″ (17.78 cm) string length.
  • 4 strings.
  • Rondel.
  • Glass.

How are rondelle beads made?

A tiny stringing hole is drilled through the fragment. These jagged pieces are then strung together on a wire and sanded into evenness using a fine-grained sandstone, followed by sandpaper. The result is a strand of smooth beads. Rondelle beads have larger hole sizes, depending on the size of the bead.

What is rondelle cut used for?

Some, such as the rondelle cut, are commonly used at home and in restaurants. This is actually one of my favourite knife techniques. The word Rondelle means round and is usually used to cut conical or cylindrical vegetables and fruits such as carrots, zucchini, cucumbers and bananas. Rondelles are similar to coins.

Do crystal beads fade?

They will often fade under natural or artificial light, when in contact with skin, and after laundering or dry cleaning. Beaders often notice that there are no good substitutes for these colors, which is the reason they are still manufactured even though they will often lose their bright colors.

What is a cylinder bead?

Barrel & Cylinder. Glass Barrel Beads and Cylinder Glass Beads. These beads are typically longer than they are wider with straighter sides than oval beads and are also known as large tubular beads. Glass barrel beads are slightly rounded and taper to the end of the beads.