1. Usually faceted (meaning they have lots of angles in them which make them sparkle)
2. Top drilled (meaning the whole is at the top of the bead instead of in the middle)
3. They are usually teardrop shaped (meaning they look lovely in jewellery and particularly for earrings)
4. Gorgeous :-)
It's an essential skill, to know how to wrap them so that you can include them in your makes.
Which is why we have a great new video for you, by tutor and founder of the London Jewellery School Jessica Rose:
Have a go and let us know how you get on
Happy Making :-)