Traditionally, Fire Polished Beads were first made in Northern Bohemia (part of the Czech Republic) for centuries. Production of glass beads in the area dates back to the 14th century. Crystals beads are made from glass which is cut to form multiple facets. Some of the finest Artists use these crystal beads, which are also known as Swarovski Beads or Swarovski Crystal Beads. These beads create dazzling jewellery and designs. Crystal Beads are mainly utilized by jewellery designers because of their sparkle and high light reflective attribute. Crystal beads come in various shapes like Rondelle, Briolette, Drop, Cube, Rectangle, Concial and Drum. The newest designs of crystal beads, Swarovski beads and faceted beads are available on The Design Cart.