These beads compliment and bring out additional highlights when paired with any other color, either light or dark colors. Love these beads.
I love shiny jet black seed beads and always keep a lot of them on hand so as to never run out of them. These are so shiny. I'll try using them in place of black every now and then. I may even alternate them with black to see how that works.
In real life, this colour is better than the photo, which tends to make it look a little plastic-y. It has more shine, and looks more metallic in bright light. I really like this colour as a change from black, and as away to make a design dressier. I enjoy using Toho beads. While their cut isn't as uniform as delicas, their rounder shape adds great texture.
Beautiful Hematite Toho beads!
The color and uniformity of these beads is impressive. I plan on using them in MORE projects than I had planned-they are that beautiful!