The look and feel of .999 fine silver, .925 sterling silver, gold fill, and silver fill can't be matched for crafting fine jewelry. Gold and silver are considered both precious and noble metals because they have a high economic value and high resistance to corrosion. Choose from a large selection of sterling silver beads, .999 fine silver beads, silver-filled beads and gold-filled metal beads for your best designs. Basic shapes and spacers include seamless, superior-quality round beads. SmartBeads with the Bead Positioning System™ (BPS) allow you to "lock in" sections of your design. Other options include metal beads with a stardust finishes, wing beads, hand crafted Karen Hill Tribe beads from Thailand, bead frames, and a wide array of embellished shapes.