Bead Finishes & Durbaility

The information on this page is directly from Miyuki and is for the benefit of our customers to assist you to best choose beads for suitable purposes.

Process

Feature

Description

Colour Sample

Durability

Seed Beads

Delica Beads

A

B

C

Transparent

Crystal or colored transparent.

 

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/736.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB705.jpg

0

0

0

Opaque

Black,Chalk-White or colored opaque.

 

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/742.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB725.jpg

0

0

0

Silverlined

Silverplated into the hole of beads.

Silverlined

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/705.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB45.jpg

-

-

-

Silverlined dyed

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/556.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB684.jpg

-

X

X

Rainbow
(AB coating)

Rainbow coating.

Transparent rainbow

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/756.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB162.jpg

0

0

0

Opaque rainbow

Description: 488

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB161.jpg

0

0

0

Inside color rainbow

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/825.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB58.jpg

-

0

X

Luster

Luster coating.

Transparent luster

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/757.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB99.jpg

0

0

0

Opaque luster

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/423.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB215.jpg

0

0

0

Glazed luster

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/869.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB218.jpg

0

-

0

Metallic

Iris coating or bronzed
luster glazed.

Gunmetal

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/721.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB1.jpg

0

0

0

Iris

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/722.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB2.jpg

0

0

0

Bronze

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/725.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB22.jpg

0

0

0

Gold Luster

Gold luster glazed.

 

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/868.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB122.jpg

X

-

-

Ceylon

Luster coating or inside colouring of opalescent beads.

 

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/861.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB231.jpg

0

0

0

Inside Color

Dyed colour inside
the hole of beads.

Inside colour

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/783.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB281.jpg

-

0

X

Dyed Color

Dyed colour
on the
surface of beads.

 

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/415.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB1310.jpg

-

X

X

Galvanize

Silverplating
on the
surface of beads.

 

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/181.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB35.jpg

-

X

X

Dyed

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/1060.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB415.jpg

-

X

X

Duracoat
Galvanized

Durable coating on galvanise

 

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/Duracoat01.png

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/Duracoat02.png

0

-

-

Silk

Silk White colour with Satin finish.

 

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/82.jpg

Description: 2562

0

0

0

Special Plating

Special Plated beads as 24KT,
Palladium
,Nickel,etc.

 

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/194.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB38.jpg

0

-

0

Inside (Gold)

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/195.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB37.jpg

0

-

0

Inside( Copper)

Description: 198

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/376.jpg

-

X

-

Dyed

none

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB460.jpg

-

X

X

Frost(Matte)

Frosted beads.

Frost

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/401F.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB744.jpg

0

0

0

Frost rainbow

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/413FR.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB361.jpg

0

0

0

Matte bronze

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/2006.jpg

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/DB322.jpg

0

0

0

Matte gold luster

Description: http://www.miyuki-beads.co.jp/english/seed/images/kakouex/2032.jpg

Description: 37

X

-

-


*How to see the durability information
This data is based on the Miyuki examination result and manufacturing history. It is not the absolute one, therefore it differs in an individual use and condition. Please confirm it well before you use it.

Mark

Meaning

A

Colors which might change and / or fade due to bright sun or deterioration with time.

B

Colors rubbing off from friction or contact with skin acid.

C

Colors which will alter or fade from dry-cleaning.

0

There is no problem in usual use.

-

There might be a problem in durability by individual use..

X

There is not strong durability , so attention is required for use.



*Notice
Please do appropriate handling referring to the above information and the following notices when they are applied to textile goods or accessories that touch the skin directly.

  • Some beads are dyed,galvanized or plated. The colors on the outer layers may come off, rubbed, or if soaked in the strong solvent.
  • Silverline or galvanized beads are oxidized while apply on certain fabrics that are acidic, they may decay or turn dark due to the chemical change. In order to avoid such case, neutralise your fabrics and threads before embroidering.
  • Some dyed color beads might fade by sunrays.

 

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