Silver-Lined – Transparent beads with a square-hole with silver lining. They have a glitter-like appearance.
Pearls – Same look as pearls.
Satins – Semi-transparent beads with a velvet look to them and a satin quality to their finish.
Lined – Transparent with either a metal lining (for instance copper), or a colored lining; such as an aqua colored bead with a pink lining.
Metallics – Opaque glass beads that look like they are made out of metal.
Iris – This description pertains only to our metallic beads. These have the same sort of appearance as a bead with a rainbow finish on them. It might help to think of the colors on the edge of an oil slick.