Rocailles are some of the most popular glass beads that people get in the current day. They were created in Venice, Italy in the 15th century. These beads are not just incredibly beautiful, but they are also very cheap and make for great additions to any kind of project that you may be working on. However, unlike most other glass beads, these beads do not undergo handcrafting and instead created via industrial production using machines that are able to mass-produce them.
What Are Rocailles?
Rocailles are one of the most common types of glass beads currently available in the market. They carry a circular shape with the walls being a little longer than a regular circle. However, do not let this generic look fool you, as these are also some of the most beautiful beads that you can add to your collection. The beads are available in a variety of different colors and also have various sizes that make choosing these beads all the more fun. These beads also have a single a single hole that passes right from the middle. And other than sizes for the beads, the hole diameters also vary depending on what you want. The regular sizes range from the smallest 16/0 through to the largest 1/0, while rarities also include the four large sizes of 31, 32, 33 and 34, known colloquially as potatoes.
What Can I Make With Rocailles?
Rocailles are some of the best beads to fill out the space between other beads. Moreover, their hole placement, size, hole diameter, and color make for very unique and abundant customization options. In other words, you can use these beads for making figurines, pendants, bracelets, and even doing embroidery.
Our collection of Rocailles beads are varied and abundant, allowing you to choose exactly what you want and not have to settle for anything else. Each size, from 4/0 to 15/0, have multiple colors like blue metallic, jet black luster, opaque bright silver, and vintage copper just to name a few.