Metal Beads For Those That Like Shimmering, Trendy Jewelry

Metal Beads If you have an interest in metal beads, you are not alone! Many beading enthusiasts use them because they lend a shiny shimmer to your beaded jewelry. This trendy craze works with casual outfits, elegant evening wear and business suits. The versatility of metal beads is part of the appeal, … Continue reading

Round Crystal Beads Add A Special Touch

Round Crystal Beads It’s true that you can use round crystal beads to create necklaces and bracelets or earrings, when beading handmade jewelry. They also make good fillers for other types of beads, including wooden beads, shells, natural stones or bones and if you need spacers for gemstone beads, they … Continue reading

Add Elegance with Gemstone Beads

Gemstone Beads Gemstone beads are remnants or fragments of gems, carved in a variety shapes, including round, bicone, disc and hard-to-find cuts. Colorful sapphires, emeralds and rubies are some popular examples of the gemstone beads you may choose. If you want to design your own necklace, bracelet or earrings, gemstone beads … Continue reading

Glass Beads And The Unique Varieties Available

Glass Beads If you are a beading enthusiast, you may already know the reasons that glass beads are a highly preferred choice. For beginners, using glass beads in their jewelry-making or any other kind of beading projects offers the opportunity to add character, beauty and cosmetic appeal. The simplicity and … Continue reading

Adding Sparkle With Bicone Crystal Beads

Bicone Crystal Beads The best way to remember the shape of a Bicone-shaped bead is to remember it is viewed as two identical cones, joined together at the base. In jewelry-making, Bicone crystal beads can add three-dimensional quality, but they may be referred to as diamond-shaped crystals, depending on who … Continue reading

Acrylic and Plastic Beads – Get The Kids Involved In Beading!

  Acrylic and Plastic Beads Acrylic beads and plastic beads are available in many colors and shapes- featuring large holes for the smaller hands of children. If your child has expressed an interest in artistic and creative projects, acrylic and plastic beads can be an affordable way to introduce them to … Continue reading