72 readers took the poll and the winner is... Cylinder beads! Cylinder beads were by far the favorite shape, preferred by 52% of respondents. Trailing in second place (16%) was a preference for rocailles - those gorgeous donut shaped beads we've come to love from the Czech's, Venetians, and French. Tying at 13% each were the cubic (Japanese seed beads) and cut (true cuts) beads. In last place were the shaped beads, such as triangles, which received only 6% of the vote.
I'm surprised to see Cylinder beads as everyone's favorite. I thought the donuts or cubic beads would have won. But with their beautiful colors and great big holes - they are so easy to work with - who can deny just how wonderful these little beads are. There are over 829 colors of Delicas alone, no wonder they are everyone's favorite!
Thank you everyone who voted. To see the final results, click on the title above.
PS: I have one more poll, for those who are willing :) Again, participation is completely anonymous. What surface finish do you like best? Tough one! Poll ends in one week.....
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