At the point when genuine glass was at last being delivered, twisted glass beads were the first to be made. The technique is straightforward; glass is warmed to the point of flexibility, set down and twisted around a steel wire. The wire is covered in a runny mud slip to keep the glass from sticking to the wire while it solidifies. Distinctive apparatuses and materials may be utilized to make different impacts, for example, shapes, designs and so forth. Indeed, even little spots of colored glass can be included while the glass is still hot.
Drawn beads are another exceptionally old type of glass beads. There is confirmation of drawn glass bead making facilities going back to the second century. The principle strategy for making drawn glass beads includes utilizing a chunk of hot glass and hauling a strand around it making a glass tube. Some social contrasts in the system incorporate the utilization of an empty metal tube or an apparatus called a puntile. The common factor in drawn glass bead making was the expertise required to pull the strand in a manner that an opening was made while drawing the "stick" of the bead as far as might be feasible without breaking. When the stick was drawn out, it could be cut into individual glass beads. Seed beads were, and are made in such a way; however today it is done mechanically.
Lampworked glass beads are a kind of wound glass dot, yet with an additional step included. Amid the hard financial times in of the nineteenth century in Europe it was not very uncommon for the woman of the house to tackle additional work she could do in the home. A few ladies picked retouching or sewing, other did clothing and others picked lampwork bead making.