Welcome to Koralex, your online real-time ordering experience for wholesale Czech glass beads, including the CzechMates beading system. We are the world's largest distributor of TOHO Japanese seed beads, and also carry a broad line of quality Tulip beading needles and Matubo glass beads.

Below are definitions for commonly used words and phrases in the industry. Terms of use: This information is provided to our customers to create awareness about the Czech glass bead industry. Please feel free to use this information to help you sell these products. Please cite us as a reference if you intend to use this information for purposes other than reselling beads from Starman/Koralex.

Starting a new bead store? Here are some more references.

eBook Download the e-Book curated by Melinda Barta. Learn how to design with Finial beads in this free ebook. The tips and tricks include information on using Finial beads with wire and fiber, application techniques, choosing adhesives, and much more. You'll also find beautiful project inspiration from our Starman TrendSetters.

CzechMates Technique GuideDownload your free copy of the latest e-book by Nichole Starman. Expand the architectural possibilities of your designs by incorporating these essential stitching methods. [More]

Tulip eBook Download The Essential Guide to the History, Art, and Use of Hiroshima Needles tips & tricks for beading, handstitching, knitting, crocheting, & needle felting. Curated by Melinda Barta and the Tulip Brand Company of Hiroshima, Japan. This book was written for handcrafting enthusiasts who enjoy beading, embroidery, knitting, crocheting, and needle felting. [ More ]