Glass Bead Upgrade, Glass Weight for Weighted Blanket, Alternative to Poly Pellets for Weighted Blanket

$6.00

Shipping to United States: Free


This listing is used in ADDITION to purchasing a weighted blanket that is NOT Ready to Ship.

To upgrade please select the weight of the blanket that you are purchasing and add this listing AND a CUSTOM Blanket listing or a Solid Color Weighted Blanket listing to your cart.

**Please note, glass beads CANNOT be added to a READYY TO SHIP blanket**

Glass beads are a great alternative to people who are extra sensitive to textures and sounds. These beads inside the blanket are not as bulky as the traditional poly pellets used in weighted blankets and no not make any noise when shifting inside the blanket.

Please note: There are some compatibility issues with using glass beads with certain fabrics. Most minky fabrics are compatible but some are not. Please contact us prior to ordering if you have concerns about your upgrade. ALL "dot" minky is compatible; however some of the specialty minky (i.e. "Sherpa" minky, "Llama" minky, and shaggy minkys) have a weave that is too loose to hold glass beads. Thank you for understanding.

Blankets made with glass beads remain machine washable and dryer safe.

You MUST purchase a blanket in addition to this listing. This is strictly an upgrade of material used to make your new weighted blanket.

*Please Note* Due to the size and consistency of the glass beads some materials cannot be used to create a weighted blanket with glass beads. Weave of fabric will determine eligibility. If glass beads cannot be used you will be notified and your upgrade will be canceled.

THIS IS NOT A LISTING TO BE USED AS A "SUPPLY." This is NOT a craft supply listing. If you wish to purchase our glass beads as a supply please check out using this listing:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/583023589/glass-bead-filling-for-making-your-own?ref=shop_home_active_1

All Sales Final, with the exception of special order fabrics that are found upon receipt of fabric that glass beads are not compatible. In that case, a full refund for the glass upgrade will be issued and traditional pellets will be used to fill your new blanket.

As with any handmade item, there will be some variation on inch measurement and weight. Tape measures, quilting rules, yard sticks, and other measuring tools can and will measure an "inch" a bit different. We do our best to produce your finished product as close to the advertised dimension and weight as possible. Also, to ensure that your item remains in NEW condition, and to avoid any ALLERGY interactions, we DO NOT PREWASH FABRIC. After you receive your item, should you choose to wash-please note, the majority of our products are made with cotton or other natural fibers that can shrink during the laundering process.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1-2 weeks

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Frequently Asked Questions

Custom and personalized orders

Custom orders are gladly accepted. If interested simply send a message with your request and you will be accommodated accordingly. We look forward to the opportunity to make a weighted blanket for you or your loved one.

Care instructions

All weighted items are MACHINE WASHABLE and DRYER SAFE. Wash with like colors, or separate on gentle cycle and dry on low heat in the dryer. Please refer to your machines manufactures suggestions on weight capacity before washing in your home appliances. Heavier blankets may require the use of an industrial washing machine, and dryer.

Wholesale availability

Namaste Hand Made is proud to offer bulk pricing to educational facilities, foster care systems, and therapy centers. Please send a message in regards to pricing as prices vary with specific needs in weight and volume of blankets/items required.


These guys were amazing! Went above and beyond, the blanket is very good quality, a ton of different materials to choose from and the blankets were shipped and received so quickly. Will definitely use again. ❤️



I thought the beads would be smaller the beads take a little getting used to.


So far I've purchased 3 glass bead weighted blankets for my niece, nephew and step-daughter and they all LOVE their blankets and are beginning to sleep a little better with reduced stress. I'm very pleased with these blankets. Someday I'll actually order one for myself!


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