The CzechMates Beading System was created by Nichole Starman to provide beaders with innovative beads that work together perfectly. Known as "the building blocks of modern beading," each bead in the CzechMates system features uniform hole-spacing, for wonderfully structured 3D beaded designs.
TOHO Beads was founded on November 3, 1951, in Hiroshima, Japan. Since then, TOHO has strived to improve techniques, as well as designed and created new equipment and facilities. When it comes to quality, TOHO is the #1 glass bead maker in the world, with the respect, cooperation, and understanding of clients around the world.
Matubo Beads strives to produce innovative beads from top-quality Czech PRECIOSA ORNELA glass. They create unique products which stand out with their innovative look and perfect luster. The quality of Matubo products draws from their own experience with pressed beads, which they have been manufacturing for three generations.
Tulip offers superior-quality needles for beading and hand-sewing, as well as fine beading awls, bead crochet hooks, and specialty pins. Tulip is known and respected throughout the world as one of the largest producers of fine-quality needles in Japan.
TierraCast, nestled in the northern California wine country of Santa Rosa, creates high-quality supplies like earwires and jump rings as well as designer charms and toggles. Cast right here in the USA, TierraCast has been offering consistent quality and finishes for over 40 years.
For over 35 years, Joshua Benbassat has owned Israel's leading company for the manufacturing and casting of jewelry findings. Today, JBB Findings is known for its unique designs and high quality of beads and findings in gold, silver, anti-tarnish brass, copper, and pewter.