Once Qwood is fitted to a timber window it is impossible to tell the difference between a timber bead and a Qwood bead. The only difference is the Qwood bead has all the beauty and none of the drawbacks that are associated with timber beading. Below is a photo from a timber window factory that uses Qwood in all their timber
The finish Qwood allows you to achieve is truly lovely. Once a joinery has moved over they are highly unlikely to every move back to timber beads.