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  • Athenacast Metals

    Enjoy the very best metal beads & findings in the market!  The brand was developed in the departure of Tierracast.  Athenacast uses thick precious metal platings like real 24k gold and real silver. 

  • Claspgarten Clasps

    The best clasps in the world

  • Dragonthread

    Use the strongest (& most affordable) beading thread available.

  • BeadOnIt Boards

    Luxurious workspaces
    for the discerning beader


The new premium metal beads & findings brand loved by beaders everywhere.

Athenacast Beads

Athenacast Charms

Athenacast Links

Athenacast Earwires

About BeadTec

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Always Creating!

BeadTec was founded to create & distribute amazing brands of DIY supplies, and now manufactures & distributes premium brands like Claspgarten, BeadOnIt, Athenacast, & PotomacBeads.

The BeadTec site is primarily designed for wholesale customers; bead stores, eCommerce site owners, & jewelry-designers.  To apply for a wholesale account and see what is required, click here.  

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Beautiful DIY




What Makes DragonThread Better?

  • Thinner & stronger than all other brands
  • Smaller packaging to reduce plastic waste
  • More thread per spool (10% more than other brands)
  • Created with gel-spun laser-fused polyethylene - can be fused by thread burners, get wet and it lasts longer
  • More cost effective compared to other brands

DragonThread Strength & Wear Resistance

DragonThread by BeadTec is considered to be one of the strongest beading threads in the industry. It is a high-performance thread that is created with gel-spun laser-fused polyethylene -- can be fused by thread burners. The thread is known for its strength, durability, and resistance to abrasion, making it ideal for a wide range of beading projects.

Some of the features of DragonThread by BeadTec include:

  • Extreme strength: DragonThread is designed to be up to 50% stronger than other leading beading threads on the market, making it ideal for heavy-duty projects and high-stress applications.
  • Abrasion-resistant: The thread is made from advanced fibers that are designed to resist abrasion and wear, even under heavy usage.
  • Waterproof and UV-resistant: DragonThread is waterproof and UV-resistant, making it ideal for outdoor and marine applications.
  • Easy to work with: Despite its strength, DragonThread is still easy to work with and can be used with a wide range of beading techniques.

Get more out of your thread

DragonThread by BeadTec is a superior beading thread for several reasons. It offers 10% more thread per spool compared to other leading brands such as Fireline and Wildfire. This means that you can complete more projects or use more thread on a single project without having to constantly replace the spool.

Additionally, DragonThread comes in 50 meter spools (55 yards) as opposed to the standard 50 yard spools offered by Fireline and Wildfire. This means that you can purchase less spools overall, saving you money in the long run.

Furthermore, DragonThread is made of a high-quality, durable material that is resistant to breaking and fraying, ensuring that your projects will have a professional finish. It is also easy to thread and can be used with a variety of beads and findings, making it a versatile choice for any beading project.

Overall, DragonThread by BeadTec offers a greater value than other beading threads on the market, making it a better choice for both professional and hobby beaders.

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