There are many wonderful beads out there and excellent artists who make them, some are made of glass, metal, clay or even paper, but the best kind of bead is the one you make yourself.
The easiest bead to make is by beading other beads. This means you can take a bead that may not be asthetically pleasing and by enhancing it you can create an exceptional bead, usually a one of a kind. Even if you make the same beaded bead over and over again there’ll be some variation that differs from all the others.
The easiest beaded bead to make is the brick stitched bead.