MIYUKI® TILA BEADS ARE MANUFACTURED GLASS THAT IS MELTED IN A 1400 DEGREE FURNACE AND THEN FORMED INTO A TUBULAR MOLD THROUGH BLOWING AND STRETCHING. A SPECIAL CUTTING MACHINE IS USED TO PERFECTLY CUT THE DESIRED SIZE; A SECOND FORMING PROCESS OCCURS AFTER THE CUTTING MACHINE. BEADS ARE CLEANED AND THEN ELECTROPLATED, DYED, BAKED, PRINTED, ETC.
THE FINAL STEP, ANOTHER CLEANING.
THERE ARE MANY TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES TO PRODUCING THESE BEADS, HENCE THEIR PREMIUM QUALITY AND BRILLIANT APPEAL. SOME OF THE PRODUCTION DIFFICULTIES ARE COLOR SHADING, CUTTING AND THE TOLERANCE TO PERFECTLY SCALE AND SHAPE, AND ROUND-BURNING WHICH IS CONTROLLLNG THE FIRING TEMPERATURE AND MATERIALS USED TO HELP FORM THE SHAPE OF THE BEADS.
PLEASE NOTE: YETI and Bogg Bag are typically shipped by UPS. The UPS estimated delivery times shown at checkout are calculated from when packages are picked up from our facility by UPS, which is typically 1-3 days from time of order.
At OCCASIONALLY YOURS GIFTS, we strive to offer the very best in quality, value, and selection. Should an item fail to meet your expectations, please return it for immediate attention and full refund.