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Category Descriptions


Category Descriptions
Our auction site contains a good selection of categories. When listing your item, you should post it in the most appropriate category. If you are unsure which category to place it in, or would like to recommend that we create another category, please feel free to ask us for assistance. .


Beads

What else?   This category actually consists of ten (10) different sub-categories: General, Seed Beads, Artist's Beads, Bead Kits, Vintage, Semi-Precious, Precious Metals, Antique Beads & Swarovski.   Each sub-category is described in more detail below.   Because "Beads" is a "Parent" category, sellers can only list items to one of its ten sub-categories.


General

This is the first of ten sub-categories of the "Parent" category... Beads.  If there is no currently listed category that best describes the item, there is a good probability that it should be listed here!


Seed Beads

This is the second of ten sub-categories of the "Parent" category... Beads.  This is the place for Japanese and Czech seedbeads of all sizes and colors.


Artist's Beads

This is the third of ten sub-categories of the "Parent" category... Beads.  Artists beads and its six sub- categories: Lampwork, Lampwork Jewelry, Polymer, Fused Glass, Ceramic and Furnace Glass are reserved for artists that make and sell their own beads or for listing an artist's bead that you purchased and can provide the artists name in the listing.  If your items do not fit this criteria, please make an effort to place them in another more appropriate category.
Please note:   If you are looking for lampwork beads that are Czech, Indian, or other origin, see the Global Lampwork category


Bead Kits

This is the fourth of ten sub-categories of the "Parent" category... Beads.  If you are gifted with the talent to combine an assortment of interesting beads and findings to complete a necklace or a stunning beaded bracelet, or simply have the intuitive ability to coordinate different beads and findings for any number of projects, then Bead Kits is the category you're looking for!


Vintage

This is the fifth of ten sub-categories of the "Parent" category... Beads.  There are many different viewpoints regarding what the definition of "Vintage" is.   Each viewpoint has its own core of ardent followers.   Regardless of how you define "Vintage", if you are listing or looking for a varied selection of "OLD" beads", this is the category for them.


Semi-Precious

This is the sixth of ten sub-categories of the "Parent" category... Beads.  Looking for a category with a varied selection of semi-precious beads?   This category includes everything from Agate to Zircon in a vast number of different sizes and shapes.


Precious Metals

This is the seventh of ten sub-categories of the "Parent" category... Beads.  The name says it all!   This is the place for sterling silver beads and findings... some gold too!


Antique Beads

This is the eigth of ten sub-categories of the "Parent" category... Beads.  Ancient, antique and collector beads including beads used as currency in Asia, Europe, Africa, America and other parts of the world.  This category includes collections of ancient beads for all enthusiasts, including designers, collectors and others with specialized interests.


Swarovski

This is the ninth of ten sub-categories of the "Parent" category... Beads.  You will find a large assortment of Swarovski Austrian Crystal Beads in various sizes including 4mm, 6mm & 8mm listed under this category.  Each is machine faceted, optically pure, 32% lead crystal with facets that have a brilliance and sparkle unmatched by other crystal beads.


Global Lampwork

This is the tenth of ten sub-categories of the "Parent" category... Beads.  You will find a varied assortment of Lampwork Beads in this category.   If you are looking for lampwork beads that are Czech, Indian, or other origin, this is the place for them.
Please note:   If you are looking for Lampwork beads that were made and offered for auction here at JustBeads by the artist who created them, please see the Artist's Beads category


Stones & Cameos

If you're looking for semi-precious Gem Stones and Cabachons of all types and sizes, or for that special Cameo that will complete the focal point of your latest creation, you'll find them here.


Jewelry Findings

All the findings you'll need to complete that special project.   This category includes clasps, crimping beads, french wires, split rings, connectors, bead caps, charms and much much more.


Beaded Jewelry

This category actually consists of three (3) different sub-categories: General, Vintage and Contemporary.   Each sub-category is described in more detail below.   Because "Beaded Jewelry" is a "Parent" category, sellers can only list items to one of its three sub-categories.


General

This is the first of three sub-categories of the "Parent" category... Beaded Jewelry.  If you're looking for Beaded Jewelry and there is no currently listed category that best describes the item, there is a good probability that it should be listed here!


Vintage Beaded Jewelry

This is the second of three sub-categories of the "Parent" category... Beaded Jewelry.  There are many different viewpoints regarding what the definition of "Vintage" is.   Each viewpoint has its own core of ardent followers.   Regardless of how you define "Vintage", if you are listing or looking for a varied selection of "OLD" Beaded Jewelry pieces, this is the category for them.


Contemporary Beaded Jewelry

This is the third of three sub-categories of the "Parent" category... Beaded Jewelry.  This is the place to find contemporary beaded necklaces, earrings, and bracelets created with "new" beads and findings


PocketBook Frames

If you are looking for that Vintage or Contemporary PocketBook frame to serve as a foundation for that new beaded bag you have in mind, this is the category you will find it in.


Books, Supplies & Tools

Looking for a book on beading techniques?  Need wire for your next project?   Need something that will make storing your beads easy?  Looking for beading tools?   How about a new beading loom or earring card holders?  Look no further!   This is the category where you will find these and other helpful books, supplies and tools.


Beaded Bags

Find that perfect beaded bag that you have been looking for!  Looking for that mint condition vintage or contemporary beaded bag?  Beaded Bags of all types and colors.....made using different beading techniques and beads are included in this category.


Buttons

Generally speaking, "Bead" people are "Button" people too!  You will find a varied assortment of Buttons in this category


Beaded Artwork

This category provides a place to list all the wonderful beaded display art being created by talented artists all over the world, (wall hangings, sculptures, etc.).


Vintage Jewelry

This category provides a place to list non-beaded Vintage Jewelry.  If you are listing or looking for a varied selection of "OLD" Non-Beaded Jewelry items, this is the category for them.


Contemporary Jewelry

This category provides a place to list non-beaded Contemporary Jewelry.  If you are listing or looking for a varied selection of "NEW" Non-Beaded Jewelry items, this is the category for them.