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Some Beading Facts

Posted by Kelly on 8/24/2010
Beading was around from as early as the 1800's. At that time beads were as small as 20/0 with many colors and graduations. Those small beads are somewhat of a collector's item since they are no longer produced as the process is too labor intensive.

 In the 1990's, the price for the smallest beads increased in value due to their popularity. Beads continued to be popular through the 1950’s in designer clothing and purses.

Native American and Oriental bead work was popular from the early 1800’s through the mid-1900’s. In the 1960’s love beads were popular, and in the 1970’s larger bead work with macramé and bead embroidery were brought back.

Until the mid 1980’s, beads and beading were mainly used for ornamentation purposes.

Beads have continued to be used in costumes and haute couture of the rich and famous for decades.

The internet has set a new stage in the bead and fiber world. Bead enthusiasts can share information, buy beads, as well as read book reviews and learn new techniques over the internet. People can purchase any bead online and have it shipped right to their door.

The internet has taken away the touchy, feely part of buying beads but along with that came the introduction of variety and choice. It also meant that you no longer had to take the time and effort to find a source for what you needed - you can simply go online.

Needless to say we have become one of those large online bead stores. We take pride in the fact that while we offer a large selection of beads, charms, fashion chain and all the supplies one beader could ask for, we also make sure our prices are right and that we provide our visitor's with excellent customer service.

Interweave Beadfest King of Prussia, PA

Posted by Kelly on 8/16/2010
Interweave Beadfest King of Prussia, PA

COUPON for 15% off

Click here to receive your FREE ENTRANCE COUPON to the show


Valley Forge Convention Center

1160 First Avenue
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Montgomery County


August 20:   10 AM - 7 PM
August 21:   10 AM - 6 PM
August 22:   11 AM - 5 PM

Please visit us at our booth Primitive Earth Beads #1318

Bring a copy of this coupon code and receive 15% off your purchase (cut chain only).
This discount applies to all purchases of CUT CHAIN only made at the show and cannot be combined with any other promotions.

Posted by Kelly on 8/13/2010
We always have something going on at Primitive Earth Beads.

Free shipping, discounts and promotions. All you need to do is to take a look at our discounts page to find out what products we are making available at low, low prices!!!

Bookmark the page because we are always updating and adding more!!

Here is a link to our discount page: Discounts

New Blog

Posted by Kelly on 8/12/2010
We now have our very own blog fully integrated with our shopping cart.

We love to hear from our customers and as always enjoy your comments and feedback.

We also like to hear about what you have been up to in the beading world and what you have been able to create. Please leave your comments!!

Primitive Earth Beads Team
Base Metal Chain - NEW STYLES

Posted by Kelly on 8/12/2010
We have just updated the website with new styles of chain. We have the largest select on fashion chain used to make all different kinds of jewelry. We carry most styles in antique copper, antique silver, rhodium, silver plate, antique brass, copper, gold and black. 

Do you need some ideas on designs and finishes? Please contact Wendy and she will be happy to assist you.

We look forward to your comments!!

PEB Team


We want to create a place where you can showcase all of your lovely designs. Please feel free to upload images and write some content about your creation.

Please email us directly if you need help with something urgently.

Email: ray@primitivearthbeads.com


 Primitive Earth Beads will be in Pompano Beach Florida
 Bead and Button Show
 Wholesale Jewelry Supplies and FREE shipping
 Some Beading Facts
 Interweave Beadfest King of Prussia, PA
 Base Metal Chain - NEW STYLES
 New Blog

 June 2011
 May 2011
 August 2010
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