"Potomac Bead Company has the best selection of beads and always offer the newest products. As soon as you offer something new there is at least one video or tutorial to give us ideas on how to use them!"
- Linda Wagner
"I love Potomac's shape selection - especially the exclusives like Irisduo... those and RounDuo are my favorite 2 shapes!"
-Michelle Gowland The Rolling Beadweaver
"Price & Selection"
"Potomac Bead Company has the best selection of hard-to-find beads. The range of colors is amazing. You can't beat the prices, availability, and the friendly customer service."
Participation & Customer Service
I love how hands on PBC is. From great tutorials to participating in their Facebook group, to constantly getting feedback from their customers, PBC is always in communication with their customers and working to provide for our needs."
- Donna Page
"Potomac in Europe"
"Placed my first order from Potomac EU today and literally within minutes of submitting the order I received the email shipping notification with the tracking number. Wow fantastic Tereza Drábková!"
Knowing the hole size and stringing potential of your beads! After 20+ years in the jewelry making industry and 12+ years since the launch of Potomacbeads, there is one thing that holds constant for me at the start of every project. Every jewelry designer needs to know the hole … Continue reading "The Bead Hole Size Guide"
The making of pressed glass beads, dating back many centuries, began in North Bohemia in eastern Europe, now known as the Czech Republic. It has often been referred to as a “Cottage Industry”, as many laborers set up the glass pressing machinery in their own homes or garages. So what exactly is a pressed glass … Continue reading "Czech Glass Beads: Hand Pressed VS. Machine Pressed"