Glass beads are highly prized thoughout the world. Many areas of the world are known for their high quality glass beads like Venetian, Czech, African trade, German and others.  Glass beads date back to before the Roman Era. The Glass category includes tiny seedbeads to large lampwork glass beads. Glass Beads can be hand created with a torch, cast or even pressed glass from molds. Glass can be recycled and made into new and exciting colors and shapes. Glass has been and will continue to be an extremely popular medium for beads and jewelry.