OK Campers – do you SEE those colors??? These babies are Czech seed beads (look like 10’s and 11’s) made for the Walbead company in the 1960’s, in ORIGINAL PACKAGING. Walbeads did a lot of French beaded flower kits and books. So we have a lot of nice flower colors.
We looked online for other vintage beads like these, but we couldn’t find a thing as wonderful. They have been sitting in a box in a warehouse for nearly 40 years. The cards are mostly in perfect shape. The beads are wonderful colors, bright shades and some wonderful color-lined greens and pinks that we haven’t ever seen anywhere else. Oranges and yellows – just LOOK at them!!!! (sorry, drooled)
And it was awfully hard, but after a lot of agonizing reflection we finally realized that the Bead Goddess would smack us down hard if we kept them all to ourselves. We can’t hoard them, we can’t pretend nobody else would love them, we have to let them go to their Forever Homes.
So we split them between the two stores – half to Fort Worth, half to Carrollton (the pictures are of the Carrollton share – yes, that’s all there is.) And we’re selling them for the unbelievable price of $6.00 a hank.
If you have a Thing for vintage seed beads, or if you just love beautiful beads, come in soon!!
5 comments on “Vintage Czech Seed Beads!!!”
Ok… I’ve been looking at your class calendar and I’m begging…can you teach the flag waving bracelet class here in Ft. Worth? I would love to learn that one…with vintage seed beads…in the cool air conditioning of your store…now that I’m done teaching summer school. 🙂
Ok. I’ll stop begging, now 🙂
The waving flag has been temporarily removed from the schedule, but it will be back in a different version in August.
Very nice! I was telling them yesterday in the ft. worth store how fun it would be to do the bracelets with written messages on them. I was wondering if that was possible…then I could make yet more spirit bracelets for school 🙂
woow these colors are realy beautyful… what can I say: awesome. Are they realy from the 60`s ?
Yes, they’ve been hidden in a Fort Worth warehouse since the 70’s!! They were made sometime in the 60’s or very early 70’s.
You should see the colors in person – Fabbu!!!