China crystal glass beads (Faceted glass beads) are manmade, wholesale crystal beads are used in all kinds of costume jewelry. Crystal beads are bright, sparkly, versatile and fashionable. Crystal beads reflect style and mood. as they provide a wide variety of color choices and beautiful light refraction at a relatively low price. Crystal beads are cut in the same manner as gemstone beads, which accounts for much of their price due to the labor involved.